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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


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Iam having periods very very little or u can say obly blood clots and its last nw more than 8 days ,whats the reason of only blood clots nt blood flw?

Iam having periods very very little or u can say obly blood clots and its last nw more than 8 days ,whats the reason of only blood clots nt blood flw?

Several....: Your overall health, neutrional status, exercise status, hormone status......other medications matter.......your PMD should be able to pick the trend and treat accordingly. If over weight your thyroid hormone, if no pregnancy...PCOD may be considered. ...Read more

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What are the reasons for passing blood clots not during a period?

many: Normal, fibroids, polyps hormonal changes to your cycle get checked to dtermine the reason. ...Read more

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What are the top reasons for getting blood clots in the lung?

What are the top reasons for getting blood clots in the lung?

Leg clots: Most originate from clots in the large veins in the legs - sometimes from pelvic veins, especially women. Risk for clotting includes: smoking, hormones (estrogens - birth control pills), cancer, family history, obesity, prolonged immobilization, and recent surgery, advancing age. ...Read more

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Its been 2 weeks since my period stopped and for some reason i am having blood clots. Why is this?

Its been 2 weeks since my period stopped and for some reason i am having blood clots. Why is this?

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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What are reasons why would blood clot during a whole blood donation?

What are reasons why would blood clot during a whole blood donation?

Rate of flow.: Blood will clot if there was trouble placing the needled in the vein and either damaged tissue (containing tissue factor) is in contact with the blood or blood flow is very slow. The anticoagulant is mainly in the collection bag, so the blood must flow fast enough to reach the bag before it has time to clot. ...Read more

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Is there a reason why I am passing blood clots and gunk during my menstruation?

Heavy periods : There are multiple options for heavy periods. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud are effective reversible treatments that will help many people. There is also a drug called Lysteda that contains no hormones which will help others. If you are done having children discuss the option of an endometrial ablation. In some cases a hysterectomy will. ...Read more

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What can I do if my upper thigh has been really numb lately for no reason, could it be a blood clot?

What can I do if my upper thigh has been really numb lately for no reason, could it be a blood clot?

Probably not: Bloood clots don't usually cause numbness.Your symptoms are likley related to meralgia paraesthetica, an entrapment syndrome of the lateral cutaneous femoral nerve.Check with your pcp. ...Read more