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My Blood Is Too Thin
My mom is 69 yrs old she is diabetic is on blood thinners and water pills. What does it mean when a doctor says my moms blood is too thin?
Here's a guess:: I don't know the details of your mom's condition. She may be on Coumadin (warfarin) - a common anticoagulant which "thins" the blood and prevents blood clots. Coumadin (warfarin) must be carefully monitored by a blood test. If there is too much anticoagulation effect, a person may have bleeding complications. When there isn't enough anticoagulation, a person may have a blood clot. It's a delicate balance. Lgromkomd. ...Read more
I'm currently on warfarin and my blood had thinned too much what are the effects that this would have on your menstrual flow and the way you feel?
I know that alcohol effects INR but does it have the same effect on blood thinness? If my INR was low could I take a shot to counteract anygreenstaken
Depends: The inr is a measure of how thin your blood is. When alcohol effects your inr it is causing your blood to become more thin. A low inr means that your blood is thicker. A high inr means your blood is thinner. If your inr is too low i.e. Too thick i.e. Not anticoagulated, then there are treatment options to anticoagulate including an injectable medications. You should discuss with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am a brain stroke patient taking blood thinners and start having red rashes on my feet. Like blood coming out of veins due to thinness. What to do?
No: I'm sorry that there are people out there who are trying to frighten you by telling you foolish things. There's nothing "spiritual" about this kind of superstition. Male pattern baldness is genetic and correlates with how much chest hair you got. Your muscle development is a mix of genetics and how much resistance training you do. Embrace your masculinity and talk with someone sensible - even dad. ...Read more
Use weights: Depending on your age and strength, use weights to do arm exercises--certain exercises build up your biceps and others your triceps. Start with 10 lb weights if you have never done it before and do 15 repetitions. Use internet to look up how. Also good nutrition, make sure you take in a balanced diet of whole grain, fruits, vegetables, and lean protein which will help build healthy muscle. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does the thickness/thinness of a lens effect how likely your glasses will slide down when you blink?
Sometimes...: Sometimes, but more important is the fit of the nosepiece and frame arms that tuck around your ears. There are lighter weight plastics that aren't as heavy, even with higher prescriptions. The position of the frames should be checked where you purchased them. Blinking shouldn't move your glasses. ...Read more
My daughter just turned 13 and weights about 87 or 86 pounds, and is 1.59 m tall. She eats well, but is obsessed with thinness. What should I do?
See doc: To talk to her about the issue and determine if she is in medical danger by being so thin. ...Read more