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Should I Go To The Emergency Room If I Suspect I Have A Blood Clot
Probably: Because evaluating for the presence of a DVT usually requires an ultrasound, and because dvt's should be diagnosed as early as possible, if you suspect you have one you should go the emergency department. Although it's always good to discuss first with your primary doctor, most doctors do not have the ability to perform diagnostic ultrasonography in their office. ...Read more
Should I go to emergency room? For heavy bleeding from menstral area? Started bleeding at 3pm, and I am lethargic and weak from it. Suffering severe cramps from the blood clots that are the size of the palm of my hand. In middle of wiping several times til
Hello.: Hello. I am answering this the day after you wrote in. I hope you have already gone to the er. It sounds like you are hemorrhaging and symptomatic. You definately need to be evaluated as you may be hypovolemic at this point. This needs prompt attendtion. ...Read more
My period has been on for 3 weeks now with light to heavy bleeding and quarter size blood clots. I was aware of a big cyst on my right years ago, but have not gave me any problems. Should I treat this as a heath emergency and visit the emergency room or
Call OB office: Call your OB office today. They may be able to treat in office. ...Read more
I had a emergency splenectomy 5 years ago. I am wondering what are the chances that I have blood clots from them or anything serious from it?
The spleen has func-: -ti on in the immune system, so clotting is not of concern from splenectomy. ...Read more
I had a emergency splenectomy 5 years ago in a week. What are the chances I have or still could get a blood clot from it? How would I dissolve them?
Found tiny cherry red blood clots in urethra, toilet & on t. paper. Urine was transparent red. Female, 44, had hysterectomy:3/27/15.Is it an Emergency
Received 2 unites of blood on february 21 after emergency surgery now right arm shooting pain in upper part could this be blood clot or from blood?
MAY NOT BE RELATED:
Most likely it is not related directly it could be inflamed vein where they placed the needle, it could be a clot if they place a central line for your blood transfusion
if there is no swelling in the arm most likely it is not clot
transfusion reaction does not wait that long so it is not the blood
if persisted and you still concern check with your physician or your surgeon. ...Read more
Blood clot my husband just discover a blood clot in his foot, they did an emergency surgery 3 days ago but his foot is still swollen and have a redness is this serious? And he can hardy stand on his feet
Redness: Redness could be a sign of infection in the foot, particularly if the circulation is not normal. His foot swelling should be treated by keeping the foot elevated. You should check with his surgeon or whoever is on call for his surgeon. I expect that he should be staying off of his feet as much as possible, and keeping his foot elevated. ...Read more
Medical Emergency: Blood clots are a medical emergency and should call 911 taken to hospital. ...Read more
When is it reasonable to suspect blood clot on a leg? Noticed small segment of vein on leg that is little darker than usual. I do sit for long time...
Deep vein clots: Clots in the deep vein system are the ones of concern. May be found from inactivity or restriction of venous flow from constriction or compression or dehydration or related to other illness. Need to watch for pain, swelling, discomfort when walking or moving foot/ankle. If concerned need venous dopplers and physical exam ...Read more
I had a suspected blood clot in the sinus veins of my head in December but it cleared. However I have had headaches everyday since - 3 months. Why?
Started metformin on last monday, had blood clot in urine, and spent 7 days in bed with severe back and girdle pain. Is this normal or suspect kidney?
I had a tooth extraction 5 days ago and my blood clot has dislodged (I suspect while I was sleeping). How do I proceed?
You may proceed as you would if you did not have tooth extraction. By now the healing process is well on its way. If you have any symptoms, contact your dentist.
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Blood clot disorder:
Easy, do you bruise easily? When you cut yourself shaving do you stop bleeding after a while. Is that what you mean by "a blood clot disoreder", or are you speaking about venous thrombosis, blood clot in the veins of your legs that can travel to your lungs (pulmonary embolism) that cause sudden death?
A venous thrombosis is usually pretty painful and the leg swells up pretty dramatically. ...Read more
Depends on where: Venous blood clots in the arms and legs often produce swelling and a fullness like pain, and sometimes a discoloration however can be present without symptoms especially in their early stages. Other symptoms can be unexplained fever or shortness of breath. An good history and physical with an ultrasound if indicated will help. Do you have risk factors? This is an improtant discussion point. ...Read more
Symptoms of thrombus: Symptoms are dependent on whether the clot fully blocks blood flow enough to cause symptoms. In some locations though, the "collateral" circulation is sufficient to preclude significant symptoms until some other stress occurs. So smaller clots, only partially occulding clots, or clots in vessels with rich collateral networks may not be symptomatic. ...Read more
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Possible: Blood clots in the leg veins does have a slightly increased risk after surgery. Sitting for long time periods can increase the risk of this. But likely there would usually be associated symptoms of leg pain or leg swelling. If you are concerned, you should talk to you surgeon immediately. ...Read more
Need testing: The only way to know if you have a blood clot is to get testing by a doctor. The two most common test is a venous ultrasound of the legs or a blood test called a D-dimer test. You would need one of these to assess. Although some patients with blood clots have leg symptosm of pain & swelling, many have no immediate symptoms at all & so can be dangerous (can embolize to lungs or delayed symptoms). ...Read more
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