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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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What does having symptoms like nose bleeds with lots of blood clots and pooping blood clots indicate?

What does having symptoms like nose bleeds with lots of blood clots and pooping blood clots indicate?

Nosebleeds: That your doctor should check you one of the many clotting deficiencies. Maybe your nose bled so much that you swallowed blood. What color is the blood in the stool?
Tell your doctor>. ...Read more

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R there any specific symptom related health problems that come 2 mind when i say terrible anxiety n muscle pain in calves?I know its not a blood clot.

R there any specific symptom related health problems that come 2 mind when i say terrible anxiety n muscle pain in calves?I know its not a blood clot.

If its not a clot: A vitamin deficiency is a possibility. If you were on a cholesterol lowering medication i'd be concerned, if you were recently on a quinolone i'd be concerned, dehydration, or simply a muscle ache if you were performing a heavy work out.... ...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

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Will a head blood clot require surgery? Will taking medicine be enough to make the blood clot go away?

Will a head blood clot require surgery? Will taking medicine be enough to make the blood clot go away?

It depends: Depending on the size, nature, and location of the blood clot, surgery may or may not be required. It would also depend on if the clot was causing symptoms or not. ...Read more

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3 years ago I got diagnosed with blood clots...I'm on no medication for them currently...I'm suffering with pins n needles in my heAd regularly??

3 years ago I got diagnosed with blood clots...I'm on no medication for them currently...I'm suffering with pins n needles in my heAd regularly??

Unrelated: don't know where you had the blood clots, but you received treatment and stopped already, pins and needles feeling in your head can be due to nerve affection, not due to vascular problem, unless the nerves in that area become ischemic (devoid of blood supply) but hence the symptom would be rather different pain sensation, which isn't your case. See your doctor who may refer you to a neurologist ...Read more

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I've been experiencing some discomfort in the back lower part of my head.It feels really weird.What is that? Do I have a tumor or a forming blood clot?

I've been experiencing some discomfort in the back lower part of my head.It feels really weird.What is that? Do I have a tumor or a forming blood clot?

Hard to tell: Although it is probably not emergent, there can be a pathology contributing to the sensation you describe. I would make an appointment with your doctor so they can rule some possibilities like tumor, muscle pain, infection, etc.
A blood clot that moves to the brain is a medical emergency. If you suddenly feel one-sided body weakness, cannot smile or speak, that is your cue to get to the er! ...Read more

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Huge bump on my head after concussion. Is this a blood clot?

Scalp hematoma: Most likely a scalp hematoma. Usually harmless given the location outside the skull. ...Read more

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The inside head of my penis itches?Had one small blood clot came out. What could be? 25yrs old.

See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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How hard would a person have to hit their head to cause blood clot or hematoma? I hit my head on a cabinet from standing up too fast. Will i be ok?

Possibly: But if you develop headache, any neurologic symptoms such as nausea and vomiting, changes in mentation, difficulty with vision or anything you cannot otherwise explain, go to an er and get seen. ...Read more

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Would I be dizzy for 2 days if I had a blood clot or is it more likely from the head cold I currently have? I went on a long road trip.

Would I be dizzy for 2 days if I had a blood clot or is it more likely from the head cold I currently have? I went on a long road trip.

Deep vein thrombosis: Clots in legs occur if prolonged sitting in one position without moving the calf muscles, not drinking enough water. Use of birth control pills, family history of DVT, prior history of DVT and smoking makes one prone to it. Signs are calf swelling one side more than other with pain on squeezing calf. Dizziness can occur from many different causes. Head cold is one of them. ...Read more

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My girlfrd had a head surgery to remove a blood clot 2 months ago, all was well until 2 days ago when she had blurred vision. Will everything be fine?

My girlfrd had a head surgery to remove a blood clot 2 months ago, all was well until 2 days ago when she had blurred vision. Will everything be fine?

Hard to say: Your girlfriend should see the surgeon for an emergency visit to sort out why all of a sudden the vision changed. There may have been bleeding in the eye, retinal detachment, etc. Only a proper evaluation can sort this out propperly. ...Read more

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After head injury how long does it take before you can be sure there is no blood clot in the brain?

After head injury how long does it take before you can be sure there is no blood clot in the brain?

Depends: This depends on the mechanism of injury and age of the patient. Majority of head injuries lead to bleeding immediately after impact, due to disruption of blood vessels in the tissues. If an initial ct does not show any bleeding, risks are relatively low to have a delayed bleeding. ...Read more

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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?

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?

CVST: If you have a risk or possibility of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis and are having headaches, you should be seen and imaged very soon - period. Don't handle this with telemedicine. You need to see a doctor urgently. ...Read more

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Im sucidal. I've been hitting my head on the wall when im depressed. Now i been having headaches for no reason. Could i have a blood clot in my head?

Im sucidal. I've been hitting my head on the wall when im depressed. Now i been having headaches for no reason. Could i have a blood clot in my head?

Go to ER: You need to get help right away for suicidal thoughts and self-harm. Tell your parents or a trusted friend and go to the nearest ER for an evaluation. Headaches probably from banging your head against the wall - but must be examined by doctor for proper diagnosis. Depression can be treated! See: https://secure02.kidshealth.org/teen/your_mind/mental_health/depression.html Be safe and please get help without delay. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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Help plz! Can sleeping with the head of the bed raised higher cause blood clots in the legs?

Help plz! Can sleeping with the head of the bed raised higher cause blood clots in the legs?

No: Risk factors for blood clots: family history of clotting disorder, hormone therapy, recent air travel or immobility of the legs for prolonged time, cancer, recent surgery, pregnancy, inflammatory bowel disease, family history of DVT, smoking, obesity ...Read more

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I woke up with a head cold yesterday and an oncoming cluster headache well today i blew a large blob of mucous out of nose and now blood clots.?

I woke up with a head cold yesterday and an oncoming cluster headache well today i blew a large blob of mucous out of nose and now blood clots.?

Nasal blood clots: A cold can erode the small blood vessels in the nose, but also the blood can congeal with the mucus to give you the clots you are experiencing. ...Read more

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My mom was in a car accident about 2 yrs ago. She had to have a shunt put in her head to relieve fluid. Now she has blood clots on brain. Prognosis?

My mom was in a car accident about 2 yrs ago.  She had to have a shunt put in her head to relieve fluid. Now she has blood clots on brain. Prognosis?

Prognosis: Sorry about your Mother. Without knowing all the particulars of what all is going on with your mom it is impossible for us to give you any prognosis. We do however wish you and your family God's blessings upon you. ...Read more

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Costochondritis for a month.Have had heart,lungs and blood clots ruled out.On Motrin and ativan (lorazepam).Been having weird head pains for a week is it the meds?

Costochondritis for a month.Have had heart,lungs and blood clots ruled out.On Motrin and ativan (lorazepam).Been having weird head pains for a week is it the meds?

Motrin: Yes. Sometimes antiinflammatories can cause these side effects. Make sure you are taking the correct dose and check with your doctor. You may have to change this medication. ...Read more