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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Blood Clotting Disorders

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What are symptoms of blood clotting disorder in a toddler..?

What are symptoms of blood clotting disorder in a toddler..?

Many: Swollen or red arm or leg or shortness of breath or difficulty breathing. Also changes in the color of the skin.. And most importantly family history of clotting problem..Too many to list... ...Read more

Dr. William Hammond
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Blood Clotting Disorder (Definition)

Clotting disorders are diseases which cause the blood to be ...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 number of types of blood clotting disorders are there?

What number of types of blood clotting disorders are there?

Too many to list: The clotting disorder may result in poor clotting or excessive clotting. Both can be hereditary or acquired. Commonest lack of clotting disorder is induced by physicians prescribing so call blood thinners. ...Read more

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Do blood clotting disorders run in the family?

Do blood clotting disorders run in the family?

Depends: Some blood clotting disorders are genetic (passed through your family); while others are acquired. The answer to your question depends on the specific type you're asking about. Wish I could be more helpful. ...Read more

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Why do patients with liver disease commonly develop blood clotting disorders?

Why do patients with liver disease commonly develop blood clotting disorders?

Function: One of the livers primary functions is to produce factors in the blood that promote blood clotting. When the liver starts to fail it can't make these factors which leads to people developing problems with clotting appropriately. ...Read more

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Why do patients that ahve liver diseases commonly develop blood clotting disorders?

Why do patients that ahve liver diseases commonly develop blood clotting disorders?

Clotting factors: Most of the clotting factors are made or processed in the liver, and work together with proteins in the blood and with platelets. Therefore, if you have liver disease, these factors are not produced in sufficient quantity or quality to work correctly. Vitamin k is metabolized in the liver and is used in clotting. ...Read more

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My dad was diagnosed with two types of facial neralgia and a few different blood clotting disorders. I don't have nething he has but cld I get it later?

My dad was diagnosed with two types of facial neralgia and a few different blood clotting disorders. I don't have nething he has but cld I get it later?

No and maybe: As far as the neuralgia goes, it is unlikely you will "inherit" a tendency to get that specifically. Some diseases can have neuralgias (shingles, diabetes, etc), so be aware of any risks for them. Clotting disorders, however, are often inherited, and some may not manifest right away. If his clotting problems are not due to meds, then you should talk witha physician to fully assess your risk. ...Read more

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Many blood clotting disorders but my Lupus Anticoag. just came back neg (had 3 prior +). This time they stopped warfarin to check - should i retest?

Many blood clotting disorders but my Lupus Anticoag. just came back neg (had 3 prior +). This time they stopped warfarin to check - should i retest?

Sounds : Complicated and we only have a tiny piece of your history puzzle. Sounds like you have a good hematologist who is watching out for you. Trust your doc! ...Read more