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How can liver cause bleeding disorders?

How can liver cause bleeding disorders?

Bleeding factors: Not just vit k but also pt, ptt, and other bleeding factors manufactured by the liver. Not a good thing to insult your liver. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Knox
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Nose Bleeds (Definition)

Some women experience nose and gum bleeding during pregnancy. Keeping well hydrated, especially with orange juice or foods high in Vitamin C, may help to strengthen your capillaries (tiny blood vessels) and reduce this bleeding. You may also consider using a humidifier to help reduce nasal congestion. Gently brushing with a soft toothbrush ...Read more


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How would liver dysfunction cause bleeding disorders?

How would liver dysfunction cause bleeding disorders?

Liver makes clotting: The liver makes most of the proteins that make blood clot. Thus dysfunction of the liver results in deficiency of many clotting proteins leading to bleeding tendency. Another reason is that the liver converts inactive form of some of the clotting factors to active forms with the help of vitamin k. The liver dysfunction can not make this conversion fully, and thus bleeding tendency. ...Read more

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I was just wondering how can liver dysfunction cause bleeding disorders?

I was just wondering how can liver dysfunction cause bleeding disorders?

See article: "The liver plays a central role in the clotting process. Acute and chronic liver diseases are invariably associated with coagulation disorders due to multiple causes including: decreased synthesis of clotting and inhibitor factors,..". See http://www.aniara.com/Blog/Coagulation-Corner/archives/2010/11/LIVER-DISEASE-AND-COAGULATION-OUTCOMES.aspx ...Read more

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4 year old son nosebleed couple times a week, sometimes none for weeks. the bleeding comes from anterior. could it be bleeding disorder?

4 year old son nosebleed couple times a week, sometimes none for weeks.  the bleeding comes from anterior.  could it be bleeding disorder?

Usually irritants : Nose bleeds in infants is usually a reflection of nasal irritant effect. Dry heat, smoke, dust, fumes, etc.All lead to irritation & occasionally infection.This causes small nasal capillaries to bleed, often as the face is rubbed into bed linen in sleep. Removing as many irritants from their life as possible can help as can nasal saline wash, nasal saline gel & reasonable humidity within the home. ...Read more

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I had some questions on the hemophilia bleeding disorder? Is bad nosebleeds a mild form of it?

I had some questions on the hemophilia bleeding disorder? Is bad nosebleeds a mild form of it?

In some cases: Not all conditions of recurrent nosebleeds are due to hemophilia. Hemophilia is a bleeding disorder which can lead to frequent nosebleeds. There are two clotting pathways, the intrinsic and extrinsic pathways. Hemophilia is involved in the intrinsic pathway. ...Read more

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My 11yr daughter woke up with a pool of blood in bed from nosebleed bleeding continued for 15 minutes from both nostrils no known cause/other symptoms?

My 11yr daughter woke up with a pool of blood in bed from nosebleed bleeding continued for 15 minutes from both nostrils no known cause/other symptoms?

Irritants/allergies: The tiny blood vessels in the nasal membranes will often break & bleed after trauma. Kids will rub the nose when half asleep & often wake to a bloody pillow/bed. Nasal wetting gel (ayr gel) or nasal saline at bedtime can reduce this process.Covering the pillow/bed in allergy encasements can reduce constant exposure to dust mites. ...Read more

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I had a nosebleed today with blood dripping down my throat. I has no outward signs. It stopped bleeding on its own. Is there cause for concern?

I had a nosebleed today with blood dripping down my throat. I has no outward signs. It stopped bleeding on its own. Is there cause for concern?

Generally No: Nosebleeds are common and have various causes. Determining the cause will help to avoid them in the future. Commonly finger trauma (nose-picking) leads to nasal bleeds; use a tissue when removing debris. When the mucosa is dry it can easily bleed; use a humidifier to avoid this. High blood pressure can rupture small vessels; control your blood pressure. See your doctor if bleeds do not stop. ...Read more

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Are routine tests for bleeding disorders accurate?

Are routine tests for bleeding disorders accurate?

Yes: If the tests ordered for a bleeding disorder were not accurate, they would not be ordered - makes no sense. The question, however, is which tests are ordered and how are they interpreted - whether normal, low, or high. There are different types of bleeding disorders so different tests will help pinpoint the specific diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Franklyn Gergits
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Nosebleeds (Definition)

Nosebleeds is also known as Nose bleeds. A nosebleed is a symptom in which there is enough bleeding in the nose for a person to see it coming out of the nose or taste it going down the throat. Nosebleeds are often due to a broken small blood vessel, and stop when a clot forms at the break ...Read more


Dr. Susumu Inoue
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Bleeding Disorders (Definition)

A bleeding disorder is a condition in which a person has abnormalities in his blood clotting. He may take longer than usual to clot (stop bleeding), or he may clot a too easily and be at risk for getting spontaneous blood ...Read more