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I know that alcohol effects INR but does it have the same effect on blood thinness? If my INR was low could I take a shot to counteract anygreenstaken

I know that alcohol effects INR but does it have the same effect on blood thinness? If my INR was low could I take a shot to counteract anygreenstaken

Depends: The INR is a measure of how thin your blood is. When alcohol effects your INR it is causing your blood to become more thin. A low INR means that your blood is thicker. A high INR means your blood is thinner. If your INR is too low i.e. Too thick i.e. Not anticoagulated, then there are treatment options to anticoagulate including an injectable medications. You should discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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I am a brain stroke patient taking blood thinners and start having red rashes on my feet. Like blood coming out of veins due to thinness. What to do?

I am a brain stroke patient taking blood thinners and start having red rashes on my feet. Like blood coming out of veins due to thinness. What to do?

See your doctor: If you are taking blood thinner and have signs of either a red rash you need to see your doctor as soon as possible to make sure you do not have a hematological problem that was induced by the blood thinner. ...Read more

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Could hydrocodone thin your blood?

Could hydrocodone thin your blood?

No: Hydrocodone is an opiate, a controlled substance and has no known blood thinning properties or such side effects. ...Read more

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Does vinegar thin your blood?

Does vinegar thin your blood?

NO: It causes acidosis - too much is dangerous. Don't fiddle with it. (however, it's very nice when mixed with oil and placed on a salad). ...Read more

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Does caffeine thin your blood?

Does caffeine thin your blood?

Caffiene/thin blood: Caffeine is a stimulant thus raising BP as a water pill” that increases urination. But it does not have an effect on blood thinning. ...Read more

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Which pain medicine does not thin your blood?

Which pain medicine does not thin your blood?

Acetaminophen: Acetaminophen [generic tyenol] does not thin your blood. If your iiver's healthy, don't take more than a total of 3000 mg a day. Watch out for Acetaminophen that may be combined with over-the-counter cold medications or prescription pain medicines [like vicodin or tyenol with codeine]. That counts in your grand total too. ...Read more

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Does beer thin your blood?

Opposite if anything: Alcohol is a mild diuretic, so it makes you urinate, even if not over-hydrated, which is part of why hangovers occur--dehydration. So, if anything, it can "thicken" your blood, however not really to a significant extent. Drink alcohol in moderation, and alternate with water, and enjoy. ...Read more

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Do muscle relaxers thin your blood?

Do muscle relaxers thin your blood?

Generally not: "muscle relaxants" actually don't act directly on muscle. They are basically sedatives that act on your brain, and come in many different unrelated medicinal forms. So if you are suspicious of one specific medication, i'd suggest first asking your pharmacist. ...Read more

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Does ibuprofen thin your blood?

Does ibuprofen thin your blood?

Yes!: Ibuprofen has antiplatelet properties akin but not exactly like aspirin. Platelets are the "sticky" components of the bloodstream that promote coagulation in the repair process of normal bodily functions. ...Read more

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What is the best way 2 thin your blood with out having to take any medication to mess up your liver?

What is the best way 2 thin your blood with out having to take any medication to mess up your liver?

Blood thinners: You are only 17 years old and there should be no reason for you to make your blood thin unless you or your family have history of having blood clots and in that situation you would require a blood thinner. ...Read more

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Can tylenol (acetaminophen) thin your blood?

Can tylenol (acetaminophen) thin your blood?

No. Aspirin does.: Tylenol (acetaminophen) (acetominophen, paracetamol) does not "thin" the blood. Aspirin, such as Bayer aspirin, "thins" the blood and lessens the likelihood of a blood clot. ...Read more

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After you take an aspirin, for how long does it thin your blood?

After you take an aspirin, for how long does it thin your blood?

7 to 10 days: Aspirin affects your platelet function. Platelets are the first cells to stop bleeding. They form a plug to stop further bleeding. Once you take Aspirin takes on average about 7 days to 14 days to have platelets resume their normal function providing one is also not taking advil, motrin, ibuprofen, Naproxen as well. ...Read more

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Why are some clots difficult for the body to break down? Blood thinners are used to thin blood, which aids in the natural anticoagulation, correct?

Why are some clots difficult for the body to break down? Blood thinners are used to thin blood, which aids in the natural anticoagulation, correct?

An example may help: Heart-attacks are frequently caused by the rupture of a plaque in an artery in the heart. A clot forms over the injury but this also occludes the vessel that supplies part of the heart. The clotting system is responding properly to vessel damage and doesn't know that the clot is iinjurying the heart. Blood thinners can break up clots like this allowing blood to flow back to the heart. ...Read more

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How long after drinking alcohol does it take to thin your blood?

How long after drinking alcohol does it take to thin your blood?

Alcohol Little effec: Alcohol has very little effect on thinning of the blood. So you do not need to worry about it. If there is any such effect, it is not of any consequence. ...Read more

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My friend was just in a car accident and she has 3 small hemotomas on her brain but they told her to take ibuprophrin doesn't that thin your blood?

My friend was just in a car accident and she has 3 small hemotomas on her brain but they told her to take ibuprophrin doesn't that thin your blood?

Brain injury: If your understanding of injury is correct then you are correct to be concerned; your friend needs alternate prn analgesics;check back with the original evaluating facility of another physician. ...Read more

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Please help, how much ibuprofen does it take to really thin your blood?

Please help, how much ibuprofen does it take to really thin your blood?

Ibuprofen: Generally will not thin the blood like Aspirin will and has little to no effect on the thickness of the blood. ...Read more

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Is anticoagulation effective in pregnancy? Wil it defenitely stop blood clotting?

Effective: Anticoagulation is effective however options are limited in pregnancy. Anticoagulation reduces risk of abnormal clotting in most, however does not eliminate the risk. ...Read more

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Does anticoagulation in pregnancy stop blood clotting? Does treatment stop DVT completely

Does anticoagulation in pregnancy stop blood clotting? Does treatment stop DVT completely

No.: Dvt can occur while on anticoagulation and also while pregnant and on anticoagulation. If either of these occurs, it usually means that the anticoagulation has been at unacceptable levels. You need close monitoring and probably, should be followed by a hematologist. ...Read more

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Do masturbation leads to hairfall and thinness?

Do masturbation leads to hairfall and thinness?

No: I'm sorry that there are people out there who are trying to frighten you by telling you foolish things. There's nothing "spiritual" about this kind of superstition. Male pattern baldness is genetic and correlates with how much chest hair you got. Your muscle development is a mix of genetics and how much resistance training you do. Embrace your masculinity and talk with someone sensible - even dad. ...Read more

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How to relieve thinness in arms?

How to relieve thinness in arms?

Use weights: Depending on your age and strength, use weights to do arm exercises--certain exercises build up your biceps and others your triceps. Start with 10 lb weights if you have never done it before and do 15 repetitions. Use internet to look up how. Also good nutrition, make sure you take in a balanced diet of whole grain, fruits, vegetables, and lean protein which will help build healthy muscle. ...Read more

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How can I find a cure for thinness?

How can I find a cure for thinness?

Thinness: Eat more. However, if your diet is not the problem, hormonal testing (thyroid, etc.) may be helpful to see if there are any other causes that may be treatable. ...Read more

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Does the thickness/thinness of a lens effect how likely your glasses will slide down when you blink?

Does the thickness/thinness of a lens effect how likely your glasses will slide down when you blink?

Sometimes...: Sometimes, but more important is the fit of the nosepiece and frame arms that tuck around your ears. There are lighter weight plastics that aren't as heavy, even with higher prescriptions. The position of the frames should be checked where you purchased them. Blinking shouldn't move your glasses. ...Read more