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Is There Anything That Can Be Done For Micro Clotting In The Ear Vessles I Am On Blood Thinners
Agents which slow ;/or break down blood clot formation in up to 3 different ways (they do not decrease blood viscosity; thickness.) (1) some inhibit platelet function (e.g. Aspirin, clopidogrel, etc.). (2) others interfere with some of the clot forming proteins (warfarin, dabigatran, rivaroxaban, etc.), (3) others stimulate the blood clot destruction ...Read more
Headache for 3 days with no relief. Blood clotting disorder and haven't taken my blood thinner in months.
I have this blood clotting disorder an I take a blood thinner for it; what will happen when I go into labor to deliver my baby?
Fish oil is a blood thinner that doesn't help broken eye vessels. Is carrot juice also a blood thinner that doesn't help broken eye vessels to heal?
Neither do: Fish oil does prolong bleeding time but not significantly, unless used in high doses usually combined with other anticoagulants like aspirin. Carrot juice, a good source of beta carotene, insignificantly affects bleeding time. Now, your broken eye vessels would not be expected to heal faster with the above, but may slightly increase bruising occurrence, particularly with subconjunctival hemorrhage ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood thinners prevent the formation of new clots, to allow the bodies anti-clotting mechanisms to break down actual clot more effectively. Correct?
Close enough: So called blood thinner prevent formation of new clots, but do not accelerate the breakdown of existing clots. There are other medications for that, i.e.., thrombolytic medications. ...Read more
My dad started bleeding from ear a lot and is dizzy. Could this be a result of the blood thinners he is taking?
Can a bloody spot on the leg under the skin be a sign of thin blood or a busted vessel when on blood thinners?
Yes: You should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. _. ...Read more
Hi is there any interactions between alcohol and blood thinners? Is it only dangerous if you fall or hit your head while intoxicated? thank you
I was hit incredibly hard in the head at basketball practice and I'm on blood thinners. Should I get checked out? My head still hurts and its 12 hours
Yes: Most likely to suffered a concussion, which would give you a headache + potential nausea/ vomiting , vision problems, dizziness, etc. It is not very likely, but you can , potentially, have a subdural hematoma given the blood thinners. It is safer for you to have a head CT to be sure ...Read more
She has epilepsy n had a seizure last night She couldnt walk to go n fell n her head hurts bad. She is also on blood thinners. Should she n worried?
Need caution.: The blood thinners could promote intracranial bleeding in the presence of a head injury, and the pain could be a sign of problems. In this case, head to ER and get imaging. Also, ongoing epileptic seizures can be controlled, so, talk about this with your neurologist. Lastly anticoagulants and anti-epileptic drugs can have adverse drug interactions and this needs focus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My father is having dental work done soon. He takes a blood thinner. To whom should he discuss it with, the dentist or his md?
Dentist first: The main criteria is- what kind of dental work? Not much of an issue for fillings. It’s mostly an issue for extractions, surgery, and perhaps periodontal (gum) treatment. The second criteria are concerns with any heart issues and not only blood thinning medications. It is important that your dad's dentist know his entire medical history and consult with his md. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Inr 10, taking blood thinner due to mvr done in 2006, pulse rate 40, low blood pressure. Hepc, cirohsis. Should we stop blood thinner?
Can an MRI of head done with and without contrast visualized blood flow through vessels in brain?
MRI with contrast : Yes. This is an acceptable way to visualize the blood vessels of the beain. ...Read more
Blood clotting: Blood Clots. Blood clotting, or coagulation, is an important process that prevents excessive bleeding when a blood vessel is injured. Platelets (a type of blood cell) and proteins in your plasma (the liquid part of blood) work together to stop the bleeding by forming a clot over the injury. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Could plavix (clopidogrel) thin out plugs in blood vessels besides thinning one's blood to prevent clotting?
No: It doesn't dissolve clots - it lowers the risk of new ones forming. ...Read more
Does plavix (clopidogrel) thin out plugs in blood vessels besides thinning one's blood to prevent clotting? Please, need some answers?
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