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What are symptoms of a blood clot disorder when pregnant?

What are symptoms of a blood clot disorder when pregnant?

One leg swollen: Blood clots can occur anywhere in your body and pregnancy increases the risk. Most commonly they occur in the leg. If they are below the knee they are less dangerous then above the knee. The affected leg usually swells, there is sometimes pain and or rednes. A clot in the leg or pelvis come break loose and go into your lungs. This is a pulmonary embolism and can be fatal. ...Read more

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Dr. James Dukelow
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What are they symptoms of a blood clot in the heart? What test diagnosis this?

What are they symptoms of a blood clot in the heart? What test diagnosis this?

Why do you ask?: Often there's none until it's too late. There are clinical situations in which it's expected -- famously, damaged valves, atrial fibrillation, or a previous myocardial infarction. An ultrasound / echocardiogram is often the key. Your PVC's, headache and tachycardia are almost certainly not due to an intracardiac thrombus. ...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 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

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What are the symptoms of having a blood clot in your brain?

What are the symptoms of having a blood clot in your brain?

Brain hemorrhage: A brain hemorrhage usually is associated with a bad headache, and loss of neurologic function, like weakness in one limb or another. Seizures can also occur. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a blood clot?

What are the symptoms of a blood clot?

Different/?places: Blood clots can be in different places. For example a blood clot in your lung-pulmonary embolism can cause a rapid heart rate (tachycardia) and shortness of breath, ...One in your leg (deep vein thrombosis-dvt) can cause calf pain, swelling, generalized leg pain, etc. ...Read more

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What blood clot disorders are common when pregnant?

What blood clot disorders are common when pregnant?

Pregnancy itself: Pregnancy itself raises the coagulability of the blood 600%. You can imagine why that might be useful if you've ever seen a delivery, which can be bloody. But it can lead to clots during pregnancy that migrate to the lungs causing a life-threatening pulmonary embolism. The likelihood of clots rises if you slow blood down. So if you travel while pregnant, don' t sit in one place for too long. ...Read more

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What symptoms are common in a blood clot?

What symptoms are common in a blood clot?

DVT: Signs of a blood clot in the leg, or dvt, would include pain, redness and swelling of the extremity. On exam, pain would be reproduced with calf compression and possibly on ankle joint range of motion. If you are concerned, i would recommend evaluation as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of having a blood clot in the lung?

What are some symptoms of having a blood clot in the lung?

Pulmonary Embolism : Is a sudden blockage in a lung artery. The blockage usually is caused by a blood clot that travels to the lung from a vein in the leg. Signs and symptoms of pulmonary embolism (pe) include unexplained shortness of breath, problems breathing, chest pain, coughing, or coughing up blood. An arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat) also may suggest that you have pe. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of having a blood clot in your leg?

What are the symptoms of having a blood clot in your leg?

Swelling and pain: Symptoms are swelling and pain of the calf, foot, ankles, or any combination. These clots form in the veins and can be diagnosed by a simple ultrasound (noninvasive) testing. If you have a clot (termed deep venous thrombosis) , your doctor will place youon an anticoagulant to prevent pulmonary embolisms. ...Read more

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What are signs of having a blood clot?

What are signs of having a blood clot?

Blood clots where: most blood clots in young people are venous blood clots not arterial. venous blood started from the leg as DVT ,the symptoms unilateral swelling, severe calf tenderness,and tightness.the clot could travel to the lung and caused PE,which could be deadly .the symptoms from PE chest pain, and short of breath that low oxygen saturation. discovered early could be treatable, missed can caused death. ...Read more

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What are signs and symptoms of a blood clot?

What are signs and symptoms of a blood clot?

Variable: Blood clots can cause sudden death to being silent. Visit this site for info: http://www.mayoclinic.org/symptoms/blood-clots/basics/definition/SYM-20050850 ...Read more

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What percent of people get blood clots during pregnancy that causes stroke or other complications? if i got no blood disorder am i low risk?

What percent of people get blood clots during pregnancy that causes stroke or other complications? if i got no blood disorder am i low risk?

Clots and pregnancy: The risk of having a blood clot during pregnancy and up to six weeks after birth is 1 in 1000. This is 10 times higher than women who are of the same age who are not pregnant. Risk factors include maternal age greater than 35, smoking, significant obesity, long plane flights, clotting disorders, previous DVT, and sedentary activity with lack of exercise . ...Read more

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What are the symptoms and signs of a blood clot?

What are the symptoms and signs of a blood clot?

Pain, swelling: If you mean venous clots or DVT then typical symptoms include pain , swelling in legs. Sometimes redness, low grade fever, stiffness in the leg muscles and cramps. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a blood clot in leg?

Pain: Blood clots in the leg usually cause pain and swelling of the leg. ...Read more

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What are some early indicators of a blood clot in your leg?

Swelling, pain: See similar answers. The swelling is in the calf and can produce pain. You may also have swelling in the feet an ankles (often unilateral). Palpation of the posterior calf (back of calf) may yield a cordlike structures. ...Read more

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What are the reasons for passing blood clots not during a period?

What are the reasons for passing blood clots not during a period?

many: Normal, fibroids, polyps hormonal changes to your cycle get checked to dtermine the reason. ...Read more

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What are the usual signs of a blood clot in legs?

What are the usual signs of a blood clot in legs?

Swelling: Usually the leg swells as blood can't empty out of the leg. Pain in the leg is another symptom. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a blood clot in lung?

What are the symptoms of a blood clot in lung?

Shortness of breath: Blod clot migrating to the lung is called a pulmonary embolus. Most common is a DVT from the leg. ...Read more

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What are the signs when you get a blood clot in the leg?

Leg swelling & pain: The calf will be painful, and you can have swelling in the feet, ankles, and possily the calf. You may also feel a thresd when palpating the back of the calf muscle. ...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