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Management of dic in post cesarean patient ?

Management of dic in post cesarean patient ?

Emergently: Dic (disseminated intravascular coagulation) is an emergency in any situation. The patient with dic has, for one of several reasons, consumed elements in her blood which are needed to cause blood to clot. Without the ability to clot, she will bleed continuously until something is done to replace the "clotting factors" or otherwise arrest the bleeding, e.g., hysterectomy. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Ihle
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Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (Definition)

This is a condition where the body's normal blood clotting and thinning mechanisms are disrupted and small blood clots form in the small vessels. These numerous clots cause consumption of the body's clotting factors and then bleeding occurs. Infection is the most common ...Read more


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What is the position of the patient in cesarean section?

What is the position of the patient in cesarean section?

Flat : You will be in the "supine" position meaning flat on your back with your legs together and arms extended out to the side. ...Read more

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Can a ceasarean patient have a safe abortion and by which method?

Can a ceasarean patient have a safe abortion and by which method?

Yes: If you have had a cesarean section without complication in the past, you should be able to tolerate an abortion. Abortions, whether for miscarriage or therapeutic, can be accomplished with medication or by surgical procedure. Please see your doctor for proper and safe management of your condition. ...Read more

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Bleeding during delivery. Is that dic?

Bleeding during delivery. Is that dic?

Probably not: A good amount of bleeding is normal after delivery. Dic is a condition where blood clotting factors are used up (usually due to massive hemorrhage) resulting in an inability for blood to clot where it needs to. Most bleeding at the time of delivery stops because uterine muscle contracts over big blood vessels in the uterus, so dic usually is not an issue. ...Read more

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In what way can dic cause organ dysfunction?

In what way can dic cause organ dysfunction?

By name alone: The diagnosis of disseminated intravascular coagualtions alone we know there are small clots clogging the small arteries of many organs, cause obstruction of the flow of blood and death of some parts of tissues (infarctions). ...Read more

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Can disseminated intravascular congulation aka dic be treated?

Can disseminated intravascular congulation aka dic be treated?

Absolutely, when : Diagnosed early we can decrease the risk of uncontrollable bleeding. Unfortunately it is still a devastating condition in many cases. ...Read more

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How serious of a concern is a bulging dic in your lower back?

How serious of a concern is a bulging dic in your lower back?

Way too non specific: What disc how bad is the buldge what sxs are u having, your doc who daignosed that should be treating you and answering all those ?S so see your orthopod or neurosurgeon today. ...Read more

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21y male i couldn't remember a lot things after seconds from hearing it, today i try to translate a word when i take my dic. I 4get it please help me?

21y male i couldn't remember a lot  things after seconds from hearing it, today i try to translate a word when i take my dic. I 4get it please help me?

Doctor to evaluate: One can see the primary care doctor today for an evaluation. Be sure to bring any medications one is taking. Get a ride from somebody, or take public transportation, if the symptoms make it less safe to drive to the doctor's office. The doctor may refer to specialists if needed, for further evaluation. ...Read more

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How bleeding time and clotting time is affected during dic?

How bleeding time and clotting time is affected during dic?

Easy way to do: Before surgery you will have preop clearance they will check all these things, will not do surgery unless these number under control. ...Read more

Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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Cesarean Section (Definition)

Cesarean delivery is the most commonly performed life-saving surgery in obstetrics; it involves safe delivery of the fetus(es) via an incision on the lower abdomen of the pregnant woman, thus ...Read more