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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of A Blood Clot In The Head

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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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How would a blood clot in the head affect me?

How would a blood clot in the head affect me?

See details: That is a cerebral thrombosis and can cause a stroke. The damage and neurologic deficit it causes depends on the area of the brain that the specific blood vessel supplies. ...Read more

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For what length of time can you survive without treatment for a blood clot in the head?

For what length of time can you survive without treatment for a blood clot in the head?

See details: Most people do survive, although often with neurologic damage. It depends mainly on the area of the brain involved and the degree of the damage to that area, . ...Read more

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When someone has a brain concussion, will it cause a blood clot in the head?

When someone has a brain concussion, will it cause a blood clot in the head?

Not Necessarily: Concussions are injuries to the brain by trauma. If the blow is severe enough, bleeding may occur. The cause is the trauma, concussions and bleeding can be the results. ...Read more

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Blood clot that go to you're head. What is the systems?

Blood clot that go to you're head. What is the systems?

Stroke: If a clot travels to your brain, you are at risk of having a stroke. ...Read more

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Can a person with a blood clot in their head dislodge it through aggressive coughing?

Can a person with a blood clot in their head dislodge it through aggressive coughing?

Possibly: Wile I have never seen it happen, i'm sure it is possible but not very likely. If you start having numbness, difficult speaking or trouble using part of your body, go to the er immediately. ...Read more

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My friend, 56 yrs of age, was diagnosed today with a blood clot in his head, What happens now?

My friend, 56 yrs of age, was diagnosed today with a blood clot in his head, What happens now?

Blood clot: what happens now varies, depending which area of the brain is affected by the blood clot, some blood clot can be dissolved with medication ( tissue plasminogen activator) if there is no contraindication to use it ...Read more