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What precautions do I have to take with a blood clot disorder when pregnant?

What precautions do I have to take with a blood clot disorder when pregnant?

Specialist counsel: Active management of clotting disorders is best initiated before pregnancy. Most patients have a predisposition to venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, and require changes in drugs during pregnancy. Some conditions like von willebrand disease may manifest increased bleeding at the time of delivery. Your hematologist and ob/gyn or mfm can help devise a plan if you are already pregnant. ...Read more

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Dr. James Chapman
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Passed a blood clot am i still pregnant?

Passed a blood clot am i still pregnant?

Don't know?: If you passed "anything like a blood clot" see a gyn md to be assessed for continuing pregnancy or not. ...Read more

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What could it mean when you pass a very small blackish blood clot during the 6th week of a normally developing pregnancy?

What could it mean when you pass a very small blackish blood clot during the 6th week of a normally developing pregnancy?

Depends: Bleeding in early pregnancy is common - about 1/3 of women may have some degree of bleeding. It is important to establish that the pregnancy is in the uterus and not an "ectopic pregnancy " which can be life-threatening. A sonogram will help establish the location and health of the pregnancy. It may also be able to determine the source of the bleeding. One's blood type should also be checked. ...Read more

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What blood clot disorders are common when pregnant?

What blood clot disorders are common when pregnant?

Pregnancy itself: Pregnancy itself raises the coagulability of the blood 600%. You can imagine why that might be useful if you've ever seen a delivery, which can be bloody. But it can lead to clots during pregnancy that migrate to the lungs causing a life-threatening pulmonary embolism. The likelihood of clots rises if you slow blood down. So if you travel while pregnant, don' t sit in one place for too long. ...Read more

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Is it normal to pass a blood clot if your pregnant?

Is it normal to pass a blood clot if your pregnant?

possible: Some bleeding in early pregancy could be normal or not. Call your doctor to be evaluated. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a blood clot disorder when pregnant?

What are symptoms of a blood clot disorder when pregnant?

One leg swollen: Blood clots can occur anywhere in your body and pregnancy increases the risk. Most commonly they occur in the leg. If they are below the knee they are less dangerous then above the knee. The affected leg usually swells, there is sometimes pain and or rednes. A clot in the leg or pelvis come break loose and go into your lungs. This is a pulmonary embolism and can be fatal. ...Read more

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How will having a blood clot disorder affect my baby when pregnant?

How will having a blood clot disorder affect my baby when pregnant?

Different ways: Generally clotting disorders during pregnancy can and should be treated to help prevent any adverse events for baby. Even in the face of such treatments, fetal growth restriction (small babies) and placental blood flow problems may develop. If you have a strong family or personal history of blood clots, get the disorder diagnosed and treated before conception if possible. ...Read more

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Recently pregnant wife got diagnosed with blood clot. How long will she need blod thinners and what will happen in her cs?

Recently pregnant wife got diagnosed with blood clot. How long will she need blod thinners and what will happen in her cs?

Heparin/Lovenox: People with clotting disorders in pregnancy will be treated with Heparin or a similar medication called Lovenox (enoxaparin) throughout the pregnancy and for six weeks postpartum. The medication is usually stopped 24-48 hrs before a c section. ...Read more

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Blood clot in mouth in morning and i'm pregnant. Is this normal?

Blood clot in mouth in morning and i'm pregnant. Is this normal?

Depends on cause: Oral bleeding can be a sign of low platelets, which may be concerning. I would check your blood counts to see if you have normal platelets. Stds and other infections can cause oral bleeding and sores as well. ...Read more

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Just passed a blood clot im 8 weeks pregnant in no pain and not bleeding what's going on?

Just passed a blood clot im 8 weeks pregnant in no pain and not bleeding what's going on?

Call your doctor: Passing blood clots is not normal, call your ob&gyn doctor or go to er thy will find out the cause, do not wait. ...Read more

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Blood Clot (Definition)

A blood clot or thrombus is the final step of the coagulation cascade. It is a good thing when your body is trying to stop blood loss, however a blood clot can form in the veins after prolonged periods of immobility. This type of like ...Read more