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Use Of Muscle Ache Creams While On Blood Thinners
Can a non occlusive thrombus keep clotting while taking xarelto? Achy pains and pulled muscle feelings on left side of body and leg where clot is?
Clot retraction: A clot under treatment can grow if there is a failure of treatment. There are indeed some people who still can clot under any of our treatments, not one treatment is 100% effective in 100% of people. The pain may be just a continuation of what was there to start with and may not completely go away simply with clot resolution. Talk to your doctor for treatment. ...Read more
Agents which slow ;/or break down blood clot formation in up to 3 different ways (they do not decrease blood viscosity; thickness.) (1) some inhibit platelet function (e.g. Aspirin, clopidogrel, etc.). (2) others interfere with some of the clot forming proteins (warfarin, dabigatran, rivaroxaban, etc.), (3) others stimulate the blood clot destruction ...Read more
Large bruise on back of leg shelf fell on will taking baby asprin help prevent blood clots, during healing process?
If an endurance athlete had a veneal blood clot in their brain and was put on blood thinners what are the risks of competing while on them anyway?
The main risk is-: -a cerebral bleed which can B very serious or life threatening. Always B cleared by Ur treating MD. ...Read more
Non occlusive thromb in left leg, on xarelto. Could I have pe's as well? Can xarelto treat both at same time? Can clots break away while on xarelto?
Xarelto: Treats both pe and dvt. If you don't have symptoms and you are on treatment and risk is low, determination of presence of pe is inconsequential. The clot is supposed to dissolved from outside inward so as not to break free.. Can it? There is nothing for certain. ...Read more
Can i workout lifting weights and doing cardio while on blood thinners? I'm on levonex 100mg injections once a day in my abdomen.
Yes: While contact sports should probably be avoided, weightlifting, jogging, or other noncontact athletic activities should be safe. However, it is always best to check with your doctor first as there may be considerations that relate to the reason that you're taking the blood thinner. ...Read more
I use tadalafil tabs sometimes. 2 veins are bulging on the sides of my head when i use. Lower dose helps, but can I stop the veins showing?
NO ,unless stopped: Tadalafil or cialias is a vasodilator which can cause dilation anywhere in the body. The desired effect helps with ed, erectile dysfunction. Your side effect bulging veins on the sides of the head can't be stopped if you take it. So the only way to avoid the side effect is to not take the medicine. ...Read more
Alot of blood taken for potassium issues and miscarriage in past year. No bruises, but lump on arm/vein, will it heal or permanent needle damage?
Small amount of blood on my compression wrap for severe sprain. Still with lots of swelling pain bruising. Should i remove drsg, what is blood from?
Good question: Only way to find out is to remove the dressing. One can always be placed back on... ...Read more
Doc, what causes burning sensation on hand left palm with some veins are visible on week 20 of pregnancy? Im taking lovenox (enoxaparin) injection from week 5 aps
Carpel tunnel syndro: Burning dysaesthetic pain derives from nerve injury or compression. Hand digits 1-3 are covered by median nerve; the 4-5 digits, ulnar nerve. Pregnancy with its systemic volume expansion (blood, serum, etc.), the carpal tunnel, housing the median nerve, gets narrowed. ...Read more
After taking loratadine and application of dermersone cream for mild eczema, red itchy spots appeared on my arms, legs, shoulders and back. After scratching, some of the spots burst and pus leaked out. Is this a side effect of the medicine or drug allergy
Drs, how many minutes of rest before taking my BP is recommended? I'd like an accurate result overall of my blood pressure.
BP: You need to be sitting at rest 10 to 15 min to get an accurate reading. ...Read more
HX of anemia, blood transfusions and bleeds what can help with the nightly leg cramps? Tried xtra electrolytes, water and heat- nothing helps
Find the cause and T: Muscle crams can be caused by many reasons, most often they are either due to electrolyte imbalance or unknown cause. stains(Cholesterol lowering medicines) can cause them. try to find the cause of your Anemia and treat that first. Two medicines can help(Quinine water) or CoQ10 supplements. ...Read more
My eyes irritates but relaxes after the use of vasoconstrictive agent-phenylepherine HCl ip- 0.012%. What could be the reason and prophylactic measure?
I am tired of taking paracetamol and the gentle throb. Can i put teething gel on the extraction site?
7 days post-sclerotherapy and having leg/muscle twitching all over legs. Is this typical or possibly from compression socks? Fear of blood clots...
If you are bleeding in your abdomen from taking enoxaprin sodium injections 80mgs twice a day will it cause red and purple pin point spots on the abdo?
It can but: It can but it is not from the bleeding in the abdomen but under the skin like s fresh briise.It will go away by itself ...Read more
Have pinched nerve with leg symptoms (muscle spasm in morning) and limited on activity. Is it safe to use muscle simulator device on those muscles?
Lightheaded and numbness in hands and feet whenever I take fish/oil, aspirin or any blood thinner.clean diet(olive oil) for 2 years. blood too thin?
Etiology unclear: Taking fish oil, aspirin, or other blood thinners, e.g. Vit E, cause the platelets not to clot as well. The result of easy bruising is common. Light headedness and numbness in the hands and feet suggests a different cause. Is your diet rich enough in iron to make red blood cells or are you anemic? Consider a vit with iron or iron tablets. Do you have enough fluids: dehydrated?Fluids and salts help ...Read more
Is it normal for my arm to hurt a week after donating blood? Feels like a muscle ache in AC area and is still bruised pretty badly
Unusual, But: Not unheard of especially considering the bruising you describe. You might want to call the donation center to let them know as well as ask their advise. Usually the ache will go away when the bruising does and that may take a couple of weeks. Oh and thank you for donating blood since it helps save lives and some people are unable to give blood because of their health or other concerns. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My wife is scheduled for a face lift in one week. If she took lithium would it act as a blood thinner which she is told to avoid she takes lithium on occassion to reduce pain in neck muscles. The lithium seems to reduce the pain after a few days. She was
I'm 27. Muscle aches, pain, stiffness. Body feels tight & achey. Cause? I have IBS, LPR...could it be any of this? Blood work was fine
Possibly...: You could have a viral infection that is causing your symptoms. Do you have any other symptoms like low-grade fever, nasal congestion, sore throat, fatigue, etc.? If this is a viral syndrome, you should start to feel better in a few days. Meanwhile, rest, drink plenty of fluids, take acetaminophen for discomfort. If.there is no improvement or if symptoms worsen, see your doctor. ...Read more
Yesterday I started with aching muscles, now I have headache,high fever,vometing. Feel bad.Blood in Vomet.Taking flu tablets. No better. What is this?
Fooey!YouGotTheFlu!!: Sounds like you got the flu, or something very much like it. Take some Motrin and/or Tylenol (acetaminophen) for the headache and fever. If you can't keep anything down take some dramamine (no Rx needed). If that doesn't work then you need to see a doctor. Also if you really have blood in the vomit, that should be checked too (unless it's just a few streaks). Those "flu tablets?" Most of that stuff doesn't work ...Read more
Could a sed rate over 100 concern for cancer if blood counts are normal? symptoms is terrible muscle aches, stiffness, and some muscle weakness 79 y/o man.
Less likely: High sed rates indicate inflammation. The complaints of muscle aches and weakness and stiffness suggests poymyositis. Futher evaluation by a rheumatologist with muscle enzyme tests and possible muscle biopsy may be necessary. If proven a trial of steroid therapy would be helpful. Pulmonary involvement with interstitial lung disease can occur. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
New w/ hashis, was feeling better, now I have fatigue, muscle aches, weakness. Last blood work showed decrease in tpo and tsh. Time for med increase?
Check w/doctor: Medication dosage is determined by blood test results, not symptoms. Symptoms only alert you to the fact that you may need to recheck lab results. Make sure you stay on brand name replacement for consistency. Needs can vary over time. ...Read more
Do you need an endocrinologist for very low vitamin d (blood test=10) w/ strong symptoms like fatigue, muscle aches, anxiety, general weakness?
Had influenza.Bad muscle aches. Drank tons of h20. UA showed moderate blood in urine, neg for RBC.Urine was yellow/clear.Specific gravity >1.030 ??
Few issues here: Well first of all you need to drink more water you are indeed dehydrated. Now not sure if you had vomiting or diahrea but you did not state so. The other issue is the blood you need to hydrate. And then give another yrine specimen to see if the blood is gone. Very important for you to do this. Valdosta have you been ecercising is this why you ache? Need a good history ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chills, muscle aches, and sleeplessness, also a bit of stomach cramps. No fever, swollen nodes, or anything. Doctors say blood work was norma? Help ?
Viral syndrome: most likely acute viral disease. Should get better I 1 week. ...Read more
I am 48 female. Went to Dr, feeling tired, body & muscle aches, swollen feet. Blood work done, T4 16.0& Tsh 0.016 & high parvovirus b19 was 5.4.
Hyperthyroidism: Hi. Your tests show hyperthyroidism. Maybe it's a temporary thyroiditis or maybe it's Graves' disease (unlikely to be a toxic multi nodular with those numbers). Discuss a plan with your doctor to see what the cause is (that will determine what you do about it); you will probably be referred to an endocrinologist. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tsh 1.02 swollen thyroid nodules fatigue weight gain 45 years old muscle aches insomnia. Blood work came back normal. Help?
Need more blood work: Tsh range is .5 to 5.0 miu/ml so TSH is wnl. With nodules, ultrasound of thyroid may be prudent. Blood work normal so i asume you are not anemic or diabetic. If overweight, may have sleep apnea causing fatigue. I believe more specialized blood work may be necessary as in the adrenal axis-estradiol, dhea, testosterone etc. This problem is difficult and you may need referred to sub-specialist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What causes rapid heart beat headache fever muscle aches and tender on right side of neck. I am 39yrs old female with asthma and high blood pressure?
I am experiencing cough (quality: blood in phlegm) . The following also describe me: Chills, Wheezing, Hoarse voice, Aching muscles, Difficulty breathing through nose, and Body aches. What should I do?
Flu?: If these symptoms have been present for less than 2 weeks, they are likely from the flu. You may try tylenol for the body aches, and decongestant nasal spray for the nasal congestion (no more than 5 days). The blood in phlegm is likely from violent coughing which may require a Rx cough syrup. If symptoms get worse, persists >2 weeks, or a fever of over 103 develops, see your doctor. ...Read more
Then got a cold after cold headaches joint pain muscle aches sore throat and more for a month+ blood test and CT scans negative do high blood pressure?
When should I seak medical attention? I dropped a board on my ankle it's sore to the touch. I am on blood thinners warfarin
For someone who can't take blood thinners or opiates, when the third muscle relaxer they have tried hasn't help what can they use for chronic pain?
Chronic pain tx: Chronic pain is a condition in which neurological processes have caused the cortical areas in the brain that process pain to become more and more efficient in serving pain despite a lack of need to heed pain signals. Pain no longer becomes useful at that point. The principles of neuroplasticity can be used to help a person in pain overcome pain without medications. See comments below for more. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have been diagnosed with a blood clot in my calf muscle'ssural vein, post foot surgery. I am on blood thinners etc. And bed ridden for about 4 days. What should I do?
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
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