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Heparin Allergy In Children
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
This is a myth: There is a lot of misinformation about Heparin and Lovenox (enoxaparin) out there. These are injectable blood thinners that can be helpful for women with recurrent miscarriage due to anti phospholipid syndrome - a type of lupus. It is currently not recommended for infertility or for recurrent miscarriage unless you have anti phospholipid syndrome. This is a new acog recommendation just this year. ...Read more
Restate question: The question does not make any sense. ...Read more
Two pathway measures:
The PT can be with VERY HIGH doses of heparin but generally remember our coagulation system has two primary enzymatic pathways measured differently in the lab
1. Intrinsic system :measured by aPTT (activatted partial thromboplastin time) and prolonged by heparin and
2. Extrinsic system: measured by PT (prothrombin time) and prolonged by coumadin (warfarin).They then converge at the final common pathway. ...Read more
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Yes: A blood thinner like Heparin is required to treat some conditions like blood clots, which can be life-threatening. It can increase bleeding so it is very important that women with these conditions see an expert (eg, perinatologist or hematologist), have an accurate diagnosis and discussion of risks and benefits of anticoagulation to mom & baby, have monitoring of their condition through pregnancy. ...Read more
It stops clotting...: ...Without damaging or killing blood cells.Get a more detailed answer ›
Heparin comes in different forms. For blood collection tubes, the two common forms are sodium and lithium.
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Tattoos are a personal choice. When an individual asks for medical advice about tattoos, the best person to advise them is usually their primary care doctor who can then review the medical history, medications taken and advise.
In general patients get tattooed with or without medical blessing. Good luck! ...Read more
Why are you on Heparin injections normally its to prevent thrombosis in the legs. The Heparin will make coagulation more difficult and you will likely have increased bleeding with your tattoo placement.
I would wait until you are stable and off Heparin then get your tattoo if you desire ...Read more
Heamtoma is the term for bleeding into tissues.
Heparin prevents blood from clotting which is essential for stopping bleeding. If heparin is injected and it injures a blood vessel at the site of injection into the muscle, there could be bleeding into the muscle resulting in hematoma. ...Read more
Heparin: This depends on the indication and base on the weight. Check this link to answer your question. Http://reference. Medscape. Com/drug/calciparine-monoparin-heparin-342169. ...Read more