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What is the treatment for a blood clot in mid brain and a blocked artery?

What is the treatment for a blood clot in mid brain and a blocked artery?

Depends on timing : If this stroke patient has no bleeding and got to the hospital early enough , then the patient may benefit from thrombolytic treatment as long as no contraindication for the lytics. If you are asking about blocked carotid artery then if stenosis is above 50% and is the source of clot (although unusual for midbrain) then surgery or stent ...Read more

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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Is there any treatment options available for last stage patients having blood clot in brain??

Is there any treatment options available for last stage patients having blood clot in brain??

Interventional rad: I dont completely follow your questiob but many centers have Interventional Radiologist and/or interventional neurology - these are specialist who through catheterizations (wires / lines placed in your artery and veins) can help non-surgically with many problems ...Read more

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33 yo woman, drug addict, had a stroke, has 3 blood clots in the brain and some kind of brain lining deterioration. Dr advised no treatment. hope?

33 yo woman, drug addict, had a stroke, has 3 blood clots in the brain and some kind of brain lining deterioration. Dr advised no treatment. hope?

How sad!: What a tough time for you! You don't say what her condition is at present, but it sounds dire. Talk to the doctor and your family, and a second opinion and even a third is always a good idea. It helps to write things down so you remember better what was said and to have your questions written down, too, so you don't forgot them when you are talking with the docs. Best wishes to you! ...Read more

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Best medication or other treatment for blood clot in leg?

Best medication or other treatment for blood clot in leg?

Blood thinner: Depending on the clot, your doctor can prescribe a blood thinner (various kinds) vs no treatment. ...Read more

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When blood and blood clot in urine goes itself completely without treatment in almost 4 days, is it by drinking lot of water?

Blood is not normal: Blood in the urine is not normal. It may be due to a variety of causes - some benign and some more serious. It should always be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of large blood clot in bladder?

What is the treatment of large blood clot in bladder?

Cause determination: large clots in the bladder will either dissolve and be voided out or can be evacuated cystoscopically. The more important question is what caused the bleeding. Anyone with a large clot in the bladder should have a cystoscopy and possibly even imaging of their kidneys to determine the cause ...Read more

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What's the treatment for a blood clot in the lungs of 80 year old female?

See your doctor: There are many things doctors consider when recommending "best" treatment. Generally it comes down to a blood thinner (there are several) vs a filter (also many types) to prevent more big clots from going to the lung. The doctor must carefully assess the risks and benefits on an individual basis. "best" treatment is a case by case assessment. ...Read more

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Is there a treatment for a blood clot in your liver if you carry the factor five blood disorder ?

Is there a treatment for a blood clot in your liver if you carry the factor five blood disorder ?

Yes: Factor 5 leaves you at increased risk for clots. A clot in the liver would normally be treated with a temporary course of blood thinners. If you are prone to clots, like having factor 5 leiden, you may need life long blood thinners. ...Read more

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What would treatment be for a 94 year old women with dementia, who has been diagnosed with blood clot in her leg?

What would treatment be for a 94 year old women with dementia, who has been diagnosed with blood clot in her leg?

Anticoagulation?: The real ethical question is the extent of therapeutic intervention in the face of dementia. If the cognitive issues are severe, one might wonder about hospice care, but if mild, I would not withhold anticoagulants and TED stockings to prevent potential pulmonary embolism. ...Read more

Cerebrum (Definition)

Cerebrum essentially refers to the majority of the brain. Embryologically, it develops from the telencephalon, and together with the diencephalon, ...Read more