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Hemotologist confirmed Enoxaparin causing me to have elevated liver enzymes. 6w pregnant- history of PEs, Factor V, Factor II. Any other options?

Hemotologist confirmed Enoxaparin causing me to have elevated liver enzymes.  6w pregnant- history of PEs, Factor V, Factor II.  Any other options?

Anticoagulant: Being pregnant, your option unfortunately, is somewhat limited to unfractionated subcutaneous heparin injections, most likely three times a day or as recommended by your hematologist. ...Read more

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I got my period 4 days earlier and it has some clotting . I haven't had sexual activity either ?

I got my period 4 days earlier and it has some clotting . I haven't had sexual activity either ?

Likely OK: Your period can vary quite a bit from cycle to cycle. 4 days early is not terribly uncommon. "Normal" bleeding can range from light pink spotting to heavy bright red flow, to clots, to dark red / brown drainage. Unless you have a fever or are using more than 1 pad or tampon an hour, you are probably ok! ...Read more

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What is a recombinant clotting factor product?

What is a recombinant clotting factor product?

Ultra High Tech!: These products(which are used to treat a wide variety of bleeding disorders like hemophilia, and von willebrand's disease) are made either by being completely free of human plasma derivative; or use a pasteurized form that is very safe. These products are not without there share of risks; and can potentially cause diseases as well. They are also very, very expensive so let the buyer beware! ...Read more

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Anything serious involved with the clotting factors?

Anything serious involved with the clotting factors?

It's all serious.: There is nothing funny about an unintended clot! not sure exactly what the question is. There are many diseases both inherited and acquired of the clotting factors and related proteins. ...Read more

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How are recombinant clotting factor products produced?

How are recombinant clotting factor products produced?

Bacterially, by DNA: Recombinant = dna plasmids are inserted into escherichia coli bacteria to have them make the clotting factor products. ...Read more

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I know they're basically all important but what would you say is the most important clotting factor to have in the blood?

I know they're basically all important but what would you say is the most important clotting factor to have in the blood?

Meaningless question: If you were given this as a homework assignment, contact the teacher's supervisor. "Which is more important, your car's motor or chassis or steering system?" Fibrinogen actually forms the clot. This may be what the teacher wants you to say. It will only be activated by thrombin, derived from prothrombin. There are a host of others, many of which are lethal if genetically absent. ...Read more

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What is a clotting factor deficiency in a child?

What is a clotting factor deficiency in a child?

Depends on which : Factor. There are about a dozen clotting factors and any of those could be deficient. Some are serious others not so much. It is not feasible to provide specific suggestion from the information provided. ...Read more

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Does high mpv effect blood clotting factor?

Does high mpv effect blood clotting factor?

no: No it can be normal or reactive if rest of the blood counts are normal nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Does having lots of nosebleeds mean some sort of clotting factor deficiency?

Does having lots of nosebleeds mean some sort of clotting factor deficiency?

Not necessarily: There can be various local reasons in the nose that can cause recurrent nosebleeds. If you bruise easily, have bleeding gums, or have heavy periods in association with recurrent nosebleeds, you may have a blood disorder. Your ENT and primary care doctor along w/ a hematologist may all need to work together to help diagnose this disorder. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get factor v blood work and other predisposition to clotting tests back from kaiser lab? Thanks

How long does it take to get factor v blood work and other predisposition to clotting tests back from kaiser lab? Thanks

results: Hypercoagulation lab testing is extensive and can take up to a week or more for results. Sometimes the results are complicated, but the question is "what is your risk for another clotting event" and "how long should you be treated". However, if you have a blood clot currently, the diagnosis and treatment should happen quickly. Be well. ...Read more