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I take warfarin. Could that be what is causing my facial sores?

I take warfarin. Could that be what is causing my facial sores?

Possible: Warfarin can cause skin lesions. If you think this is it, discuss with your pcp or Coumadin (warfarin) management doctor or perhaps a dermatologist. Be careful! apparently you must have the Coumadin (warfarin) or you would not be on it. Get seen and get help. ...Read more

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Warfarin (Definition)

Warfarin is a medication used to thin the blood and to prevent or treat people with blood clots. It requires frequent blood ...Read more


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I take Coumadin (warfarin) and my gums are bleeding what should I do can the Coumadin (warfarin) cause this?

I take Coumadin (warfarin) and my gums are bleeding what should I do can the Coumadin (warfarin) cause this?

Probably not: Coumadin (warfarin) is a blood thinner but your bleedin gums are probably from an infection in your mouth. Would be a good idea to get a dental check up. ...Read more

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I take Coumadin (warfarin) and my gums are bleeding a little could this be caused by the blood thinner and what should I do?

I take Coumadin (warfarin) and my gums are bleeding a little could this be caused by the blood thinner and what should I do?

See a dentist: The Coumadin (warfarin) could contribute to the bleeding gums. However, gum disease is the #1 cause of bleeding gums. Please see a dentist to have your teeth and gums examined. ...Read more

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What could cause blood in urine in an 84 year old who takes coumadin (warfarin)?

Could be just the co: Could be just the coumadin (warfarin). But could also be a stone, hemaglobinopathy, infection, or tumor. See your urologist. ...Read more

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My gums are bleeding and i take coumadin (warfarin). Can this be caused by the coumadin (warfarin). This has never happened before?

My gums are bleeding and i take coumadin (warfarin). Can this be caused by the coumadin (warfarin). This has never happened before?

Good oral hygiene: Coumadin (warfarin) can contribute to bleeding gums, but there could be other issues as well. Any irritant can cause bleeding gums so scrupulous oral hygiene is necessary. Have you seen your dentist recently? Also have you been checking your inr? If your gums are healthy and your Coumadin (warfarin) level is correct your gums shouldn't be bleeding. ...Read more

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31 y/o female. My CRP is 13.1 and I have antiphospholipid antibody syndrome. I am concerned that the combination of the 2 is going to cause death. I already take 10mg of coumadin (warfarin). What else to do?

31 y/o female. My CRP is 13.1 and I have antiphospholipid antibody syndrome.  I am  concerned that the combination of the 2 is going to cause death. I already take 10mg of coumadin (warfarin). What else to do?

Slow down: CRP can be a sign of inflammation from anything including a cold, but it isnt considered so dire without a some kind of major diagnosis being made. And for the apla the main thing is to prevent blood clots which you are doing, and unfortunately the risk of miscarriages. ...Read more

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Take asa & warfarin, have af . When i do, get that feeling of impending doom , high, irreg pulse rate, dizzy, ha. Can high na foods cause it?

Take asa & warfarin, have af . When i do,   get that feeling of impending doom , high, irreg  pulse rate, dizzy, ha. Can high na foods cause it?

Doom: Many things could be causing your symptoms....Af with rvr, anxiety/panic attack. May be reasonable to wear a heart monitor to see if rvr is present then and blood work to ensure thyroid and electrolytes are normal. ...Read more

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I am on warfarin due to aps or antiphospholipid antibody syndrome. My lupus caused aps. Can i take phentermine?

I am on warfarin due to aps or antiphospholipid antibody syndrome. My lupus caused aps. Can i take phentermine?

See a neurologist: I wish there was an easy yes/no answer to this. APS makes you prone to clots and catastrophic APS can cause multi-organ failure. Unfortunately phentermine is a stimulant that can cause blood vessel narrowing. I would make this decision in conjunction with an endocrinologist and neurologist. ...Read more

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Can a high INR (5.8) cause my feet to go numb while sitting? I take Coumadin (warfarin) daily for a clotting disorder.

Can a high INR (5.8) cause my feet to go numb while sitting? I take Coumadin (warfarin) daily for a clotting disorder.

If the high: Inr was going to cause numbness i would expect it to occur whether sitting or standing. Otherwise, i would blame the numbness on a nerve impingement when sitting. Irrespective of the fact you take the coumadin). ...Read more

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Coumadin (Definition)

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