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Doctor insights on: Signs And Symptoms Of Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation In Pregnancy

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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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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What are symptoms of blood clots in the legs or higher?

What are symptoms of blood clots in the legs or higher?

Swelling: The most common symptom is swelling of one leg more than the other. Also, the leg can be red and very painful to touch. Sudden onset of shortness of breath can be an indication that the clot has broken free and entered into the lungs. ...Read more

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Would the severity of symptoms of myasthenia gravis be visible in any blood tests?

Would the severity of symptoms of myasthenia gravis be visible in any blood tests?

May be: Severity of myasthenia gravis is a clinical issue and does not need lab tests. However lab tests are useful in diagnosis. See this site for more info. http://www.arupconsult.com/topics/mg.html. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms associated with the Rh blood mismatch disorder?

What are some symptoms associated with the Rh blood mismatch disorder?

Danger to Baby: If you are rh-negative have unfortunately become sensitized to your unborn child's rh-positive red cells, junior's red cells may be destroyed in the body. This can make the unborn child seriously sick (swelling, heart failure, even death), and once born, severe jaundice is likely to develop. This is fairly common and obstetricians and pediatricians know how to manage it. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of kidney failure in women?

What are the signs and symptoms of kidney failure in women?

Same as in men: Weakness, fatigue, lethargy. Fluid retention & swelling. Shortness of breath. Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/kidney-failure/basics/symptoms/con-20024029 & http://www.medicinenet.com/kidney_failure/article.htm. Go see your family doc for testing and possible referral to a nephrologist (kidney specialist) when appropriate. Control blood pressure & sugar (diabetes). ...Read more

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What are the major signs and symptoms of pulmonary embolus?

What are the major signs and symptoms of pulmonary embolus?

PE symptoms: Some patients with pulmonary embolism have no symptoms whatsoever. So, it is possible to have one and not know it, especially if it is a small clot. If the clot is big enough, most patients will have sudden onset of shortness of breath, chest pain that worsens when breathing deeply, a cough, and a fast pulse. Sometimes people with a pe are lightheaded, dizzy, clammy, and sweaty. ...Read more

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In combination with spotting, what are the signs and symptoms of pregnancy?

In combination with spotting, what are the signs and symptoms of pregnancy?

Mayhave none: Some women have no symptoms except missing their menstrual period. Others may notice increased fatigue, breast swelling or tendernedd, queasy stomach on rising in the morning, vague aching in the lower back. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a blood clotting disorder?

What are the symptoms of a blood clotting disorder?

Legs and lungs: Venous blood clots usually form in the deep veins the legs causing pain, and swelling. If the clot breaks off and reaches the lung, embolus, it may cause sudden chest pain, shortness of breath, cough with blood sputum. If the clot is large enough, it may cause sudden death. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of sepsis and lab rsults?

What are the symptoms of sepsis and lab rsults?

Low blood pressure: Sepsis may cause hypovolemic shock, impaired cardiac and renal function causing shortness of breath. Also confusion. ...Read more

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Do the presence of plasmocytes in child with flu like symptoms indicate malignant disease?

Do the presence of plasmocytes in child with flu like symptoms indicate malignant disease?

Plasmocytes: Small amounts in children are not a sign of malignancy, and may appear with inflammatory reactions ...Read more

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What are the symptoms and signs of a blood clot?

What are the symptoms and signs of a blood clot?

Pain, swelling: If you mean venous clots or DVT then typical symptoms include pain , swelling in legs. Sometimes redness, low grade fever, stiffness in the leg muscles and cramps. ...Read more

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What are the abg results of a patient with dengue hemorrhagic fever?

What are the abg results of a patient with dengue hemorrhagic fever?

Depends: If there is sepsis, the oxygen goes down and there could be acidosis (low ph). Otherwise, the carrying capacity of oxygen goes down due to lysis of cells but the oxygen seen, the saturation, may be the same. If there is fever, a person breaths faster and the ph goes up and co2 goes down. In short, there is nothing specific attributable to dengue fever in abg. ...Read more

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What are the warning signs or symptoms of anemia and low blood sugar?

What are the warning signs or symptoms of anemia and low blood sugar?

Symptoms: Hi SOh, Signs of anemia may depend on what type of anemia. Blood loss, B12, folic acid deficiency. Usually are tired, may have numbness in extremities. Again it depends on type of anemia. Low blood sugar less than 60 mg/dl symptoms maybe dizziness, sweating, loss of mental focus. Warnings signs are telling you something is not right. Dr Lori Lange-Pennsylvania ...Read more

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What are the tests for disseminated intravascular coagulopathy?

What are the tests for disseminated intravascular coagulopathy?

See below: Examination of peripheral blood smear, platelet count, fibrin degradation products, fibrinogen level are among the common tests used in arriving at a diagnosis of dic. ...Read more

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What are the blood clot risks associated with non-treated Non- Hodgkins Lymphona in the brain & lung?

What are the blood clot risks associated with non-treated Non- Hodgkins Lymphona in the brain & lung?

Low but real: Patients with Advanced Cancers of all types(including lymphoma) are higher than otherwise healthy people. But once you have lymphoma in the brain, that is also a very challenging disease to cure. Tell us the status of your lymphoma ? and then ask the question more clearly than you have done now. ...Read more

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I'm having symptoms of blood clotting. What are the different stages?

I'm having symptoms of blood clotting. What are the different stages?

Rephrase question: It's not clear what the issue is. Are you passing blood clots with your period? ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (Definition)

A condition where your 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