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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of A Blood Clot In Your 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?

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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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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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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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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