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What causes a bloot clot? What exactly is happening?

What causes a bloot clot? What exactly is happening?

Blood clot: Go to wikipedia. Great pictures and cannot give good answer in only 400 spaces.

Or better yet go to uptodate. Com ...Read more

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How bad is a block clot please help?

It can kill you: I don't know about you but for me that is bad, Go get treatment by your doctor and get his/her advice. ...Read more

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What should I do to help a wound clot?

What should I do to help a wound clot?

clot without damage: The simplest and best treatment for any kind of bleeding is compression. While chemicals, and heat are used to cauterize, they also create a lot of tissue damage. There are some fiber products that promote plotting, but they should be reserved for instances of significant or uncontrolled bleeding people in healthy people, simple compression will do the trick with a minimum of complication. ...Read more

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What are plasma derived clotting products?

What are plasma derived clotting products?

Blood derived: The liquid part of blood, called plasma, contains a number of proteins/factors essential for blood clotting. Some of the factors can be isolated for administration to patients deficient in a given factor, e.g., factor viii for hemophilia. ...Read more

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Why might I have passed a white clot sack?

Why might I have passed a white clot sack?

Pregnant: Pregnancy is alway a possibility. Purchase and perform a home pregnancy test. They usually become positive when you are about a week late. If it's negative, repeat in one week and call your doctor. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about blod clots, etc.?

Should I be concerned about blod clots, etc.?

WHY?: Not enough information here. I would not worry about blood clots unless you have them or have a tendency to get them. Even then worry will not help but seek medical care and see what can be done to be preventative! ...Read more

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How long does it take for a flesh wound to clot?

How long does it take for a flesh wound to clot?

About 5 minutes: Give or take, depending on the wound and patient health. Hopefully you have not been actively bleeding since posting your question... ...Read more

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Is it normal to have clots in my menatrual cycle?

Is it normal to have clots in my menatrual cycle?

Yes: Passing clots from time to time is normal. However if you have continued very heavy periods you might want to be evaluated by a gynecologist. ...Read more

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Should we check to see if the clot has dissolved?

Should we check to see if the clot has dissolved?

What clot?: Where was it? If if was a leg dvt, you should have a repeat ultrasound in 3-6 months to see if the clot is gone. You can then have a conversation with your doctor about stopping anticoagulation. ...Read more

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What is the therapeutic range for a recurrence clot?

What is the therapeutic range for a recurrence clot?

Usually 2-3: Unless you recurred while therapeutic on warfarin. Then your doctor may want your inr higher, such as 2.5-3.5, or you may switch agents to lovanox, or one of the novel anticoagulants such as xarelto. ...Read more

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Why can't we use clot busters to break the clot apart?

Why can't we use clot busters to break the clot apart?

Natural enzymes can: There are several natural enzymes that break a part clots, such as nattokinase, lumbrokinase, serratiapeptidase, bromelain, papain and other proteolytic enzymes. These enzymes can be taken separate from food and help thin the blood and keep clots from forming as well. As such they will not work best in the acute setting. Anyone taking a blood thinning med needs to discuss this with their doctor. ...Read more

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Can I still have children even though I have a clotting issue?

Can I still have children even though I have a clotting issue?

Yes: Not all clotting issues are genetic or inheritable. See your doctor or hematologist to find out what kind of clotting issue you have. ...Read more

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What causes the stuff that looks like clots during your cycle?

What causes the stuff that looks like clots during your cycle?

Blood in vagina: When blood sits in the vagina for a while before it comes to outside it sort of congeals and forms a clot. This is normal and not a concern. ...Read more

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I have a pain that feels like an infiltrated, could it be a clot?

I have a pain that feels like an infiltrated, could it be a clot?

Could be.: If you had an IV in this vein then it very well may be a clotted vein. If you did not have an iv, you still could have a clotted vein but this would be unusual. Clotted veins tend to be hard and tender and lie in a straight line. The best thing to do would be to see a vein specialist. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have heavy pierods n pass small clots after having your 3rd baby?

Is it normal to have heavy pierods n pass small clots after having your 3rd baby?

Yes: That can happen after any delivery especially within the first couple of weeks. It is still not uncommon for that to happen for months after a pregnancy. It can take some time for the hormones to regulate. If there is a concern about the amount of bleeding being abnormal a conversation with a medical provider can help with deciding if any further testing needs to be done. ...Read more

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I had a big brown clot and a black bowl, what could it be and should I be worried?

I had a big brown clot and a black bowl, what could it be and should I be worried?

See PCP..: 46 y/o Female says, I had a big brown clot and a black bowel, what could it be and should I be worried. Worried one should not be but go see the PCP or Gastroenterologist for proper evaluation and treatment if indicated is best option. ...Read more

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Ok I'm really freaked out now. Why are clots coming out of me after natural delivery?

Ok I'm really freaked out now. Why are clots coming out of me after natural delivery?

Lochia - normal.: Some blood clots can still pass after vaginal delivery (especially within the first week); they are called lochia and represent the byproduct of the normal process of uterine involution and endometrial/decidual sloughing. Do not freak out! Consult your obstetrician if this amounts to significant blood loss and/or you develop symptoms such as dizziness, fainting, wekaness affecting your daily life. ...Read more

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If you had previous PE how can u tell if u have developed new clots and what's just lingering pain from the intial PE?

If you had previous PE how can u tell if u have developed new clots and what's just lingering pain from the intial PE?

Studies needed: In this situation it's prudent to err on the side of caution and investigate symptoms suggestive of Pulmonary embolism (PE) Symptoms alone can not tell you for sure if you have another PE ...Read more

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Right after havin sex w/ my bf I had 2 big clots come out I had spotted a little a day before and I have been on it for 4 days its been dark n clumpy?

Right after havin sex w/ my bf I had 2 big clots come out I had spotted a little a day before and I have been on it for 4 days its been dark n clumpy?

Did you have sex: Before, during or shortly after your menses? If this is the case you need not to worry. If it happened in non menstrual period, I would recommend to watch the bleeding and any other symptoms like pain, fever and others very carefully and talk to your doc.
Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes blood to not clot?

What causes blood to not clot?

Antithrombin: The body has a complex system of clotting and anti clotting cascades. The principle anticlotting proteins are Antithrombin which in turn requires other cofactors to function properly. Once a clot begins to form, plasmin becomes activated which breaks down clot. Whether a clot forms or not is a race between the pro-clotting and anti-clotting pathways. ...Read more

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Why would clots be forming after a thrombectomy?

Why would clots be forming after a thrombectomy?

Same as original.: For the same reason they formed prior to removal of the clot. A thrombectomy is just a removal of clot. If the underlying disorder that caused the clot is not treated, it is likely the clot will recur. ...Read more

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What causes clots to keep forming after a thrombectomy?

What causes clots to keep forming after a thrombectomy?

Some Possibilities: Some possible causes are:

unrecognized and thus untreated arterial blockage that results in:
*poor arterial inflow into artery that is thrombosed
*poor runoff from artery that is thrombosed.
*poor flow through the bypass (if patient has a bypass)

hyper-coagulable state
allergy to the blood thinner heparin...This can cause a syndrome called hit that results in thrombosis. ...Read more

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What causes excessive clots durning a period?

What causes excessive clots durning a period?

Could be many reason: Could be hormonal problems, could be fibroids, or endometrial polyps or other causes, . Like precancer or not commonly endometrial cancer, no need to suffer or worry, please see your gyn for a workup with an exam, blood work, pap, and an ultrasound and once u know the reason there are many txment options. ...Read more

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Why should I continue with warfarin if my clots are gone?

Why should I continue with warfarin if my clots are gone?

More informat: More information needed...A word of caution, warfarin or Coumadin is not something that should be stopped casually. Talk to your physician to understand why & how long you should be on it. ...Read more

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Blood clots in legst

Blood clots in legst

DVT: 20yo is kinda young to have blood clots in legs but it's not that rare either, especially in those w/genetic risks eg thrombophilia, taking estrogen-based birth control, have had recent major surgery or traveled extensively w/o much movement eg transoceanic flight. Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) can loosen & move to lungs where they're deadly eg pulmonary embolism. Go to ER immediately for treatment ...Read more