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How would I know if I had a pulmonary embolism? Would it occur suddenly or gradually? And if I have low blood pressure does that mean im in the clear?

How would I know if I had a pulmonary embolism? Would it occur suddenly or gradually? And if I have low blood pressure does that mean im in the clear?

Pulmonary embolism: Occurs suddenly, associated with shortness of breath, pain with deep breath, sometimes coughing up blood. Often caused by a clot in the leg traveling to the lung. This condition requires immediate treatment, preferably in the hospital. ...Read more

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Blood Clot (Definition)

A blood clot or thrombus is the final step of the coagulation cascade. It is a good thing when your body is trying to stop blood loss, however a blood clot can form in the veins after prolonged periods of immobility. This type of like ...Read more


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Im sorry I mean like a blood clot in the brain. How would I know if I had one? What are the symptoms? Thank you.

Im sorry I mean like a blood clot in the brain. How would I know if I had one? What are the symptoms? Thank you.

Some symptoms are...: Some of the symptoms you could potentially have include weakness or numbness in half your face or limbs on one side, impairment of speech, difficulty swallowing, vision problems in one eye, drooping of lips, difficulty finding words, pain one side of body, loss of balance and tending to lean to one side (feel like a drunk), confusion/ disorientation, headaches. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have a blood clot in my leg after a plane trip?

How can I tell if I have a blood clot in my leg after a plane trip?

Ultrasound: If you are having pain or swelling in your leg, you should contact your primary physician to have an ultrasound, or duplex of the veins in your legs. If there is a dvt, it would then be treated with blood thinners. ...Read more

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Hi Doctors. How do I know if I have a blood clot or a pinched nerve?

Hi Doctors. How do I know if I have a blood clot or a pinched nerve?

Generally you can't: Unless you have a fever or swollen limb which may suggest a clot more than sciatica otherwise not very specific. I would suggest ruling out the clot first and then workup the sciatica issue afterwards. ...Read more

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Hi have friboads came on a period an found a blood clot do I need to see a doctor can u tell me if this is bad?

Hi have friboads  came on a period an found a blood clot do I need to see a doctor can u tell me if this is bad?

Common: It is common for women in their 40's to pass some clots with their periods. Unless you are having other symptoms it is not necessary to do any thing. If your periods become very long or heavy then you need to be seen. The good news is fibroids shrink after menopause and the average age for last menstrual period i this country is now 51 1/2. ...Read more

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What to do if I think I may have a blood clot in my leg!?

What to do if I think I may have a blood clot in my leg!?

Go to your doctor: A blood clot to the lower extremities can increase your risk of embolization (a piece of the clot gets dislodged from the point of origin and travels to other part of the body). This could provoke a more worrisome situation in which a clot goes to the lungs; which at times could be fatal. If properly medicated the risk of embolization can be decreased with blood thinners. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have blood clot in my arm? And will symptoms be clearly obvious?

How can I tell if I have blood clot in my arm? And will symptoms be clearly obvious?

See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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I had to give myself injections in the stomach to prevent blood clot now I have a hard lump in my stomach would i need to get it checked or is it ok?

I had to give myself injections in the stomach to prevent blood clot now I have a hard lump in my stomach would i need to get it checked or is it ok?

AnticlottingBleeding: All anti-clotting agents slow blood clotting, needles puncture blood vessels, thus significant possibility of hematoma at location of injected anti-clotting agent because vessels oozed longer around needle tip with high local concentration of anti-clotting agent. While impossible to answer your question with such limited information, what you describe is not surprising. ...Read more

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I wonder if i might have a brain tumor or blood clotting, what can I do to test?

I wonder if i might have a brain tumor or blood clotting, what can I do to test?

Go to your doctor: Mri of the brain is the simple and most practical available radiological study to make the diagnosis of both of them... ...Read more

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I'm just wondering, if you have a blood clot in your leg can you still work?

I'm just wondering, if you have a blood clot in your leg can you still work?

Yes if being treated: After youhave seen your doctor and been placed on anti-coagulation, i feel it wouldbe excellent for oyu to work. Sitting around a feeling sorry for oneself is not healthy. The more you are out and about - working, recreation, and especially exercise - the better you will feel and the better you will be doing for your body. ...Read more

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Just got a blood test result where my NRBC was .03 and I am supposed to see a hematologist. I'm worried and would like to know what it could mean. ?

Just got a blood test result where my NRBC was .03 and I am supposed to see a hematologist. I'm worried and would like to know what it could mean. ?

Nucleated RBC: are immature forms of red blood cells. Normally not present in peripheral blood. Their presence often signals increased RBC turnover, either from increased destruction, increased production or both. Many causes but a hematologist can sort them out for you. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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I was just told from a blood test I have low testosterone. I was referred to a proctologist. How will they treat this ?

I was just told from a blood test I have low testosterone.  I was referred to a proctologist.   How will they treat this ?

Various Treatments: Some options: 1) topical: testim, androgel, fortesta, axiron, compounded creams. These are most commonly prescribed. Daily application 2) subcutaneous implants: testopel, compounded implants. This form of therapy has been around for many, many years. Implant last from 3-6 months, but usually they last for 4 months. Low side effect profile 3) im injections: cypionate and enanthate options. ...Read more

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How do you tell if you got blood clots in the legs after a flight?

How do you tell if you got blood clots in the legs after a flight?

Pain and swelling: Commonly, blood clots cause pain and swelling but sometimes they will only cause one or the other. Occasionally, they cause no symptoms. Ultrasound is the only way to know for sure. ...Read more

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