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If I have a green screen inserted do I still have to take blood thinners ? I was taken off thinners cause my lungs were bleeding months ago

If I have a green screen inserted do I still have to take blood thinners ?
I was taken off thinners cause my lungs were bleeding months ago

No thats its purpose: A greenfield filter is a screen placed in the inferior vena cava, the main vein returning blood to the right side of the heart. It is used in patients who are particularly vulnerable to pulmonary embolism, such as those diagnosed with deep venous thrombosis who, like you, cant be anticoagulated, to prevent venous emboli (clots) from entering the pulmonary circulation. ...Read more

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Lung (Definition)

Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more


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What do doctors do to stop bleeding in the lungs?

What do doctors do to stop bleeding in the lungs?

Several things: To stop bleeding in the lungs, we can correct bleeding problems, perform a broncohoscopy with an intervention, or blood vessels can be embolized. ...Read more

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Bleeding from lungs for few days but now it quit ? Was heavy at first but slow down after few days

Bleeding from lungs for few days but now it quit ? Was heavy  at first  but slow down after few days

It : It is very important that you be evaluated, even if the bleeding has slowed down. Don't know if you are smoker. You need to be evaluated for infectious diseases or malignancies. Please don't put this off. ...Read more

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How do doctors stop the bleeding in lungs?

How do doctors stop the bleeding in lungs?

Need to define: Source and cause. Spitting blood can be dealt with definitively or palliatively. An aspergilla cavity needs surgery; a central tumor may need embolization or radiotherapy, frothy blood tinged sputum may need medical management for congestive failure, and its root cause. ...Read more

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What is the cure for internal bleeding of lungs and blood gets gather inside lungs.

What is the cure for internal bleeding of lungs and blood gets gather inside lungs.

Bleeding lungs : It is important to determine why there is bleeding within the lungs. If there is a large collection outside the lung lining it needs to be drained with a chest tube. All the best sorting this out. ...Read more

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Loc, bleeding&collapsing lungs, blood in kidneys, arrythmia, was on a vent, BP sky rocketed, back on vent.Is this SVT or goodpasture?13yrsold.Thoughts?

Loc, bleeding&collapsing lungs, blood in kidneys, arrythmia, was on a vent, BP sky rocketed, back on vent.Is this SVT or goodpasture?13yrsold.Thoughts?

Major emergency: Testing for goodpasture's and perhaps empirical plasma rx might be started at once. A hemorrhagic fever, wegener's, massive pulmonary embolization and several others are worth considering. ...Read more

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Im A belemic and my nose keeps bleeding and my lungs are sore and I feel dizziness and constantly I am tired. What should I do?

Im A belemic and my nose keeps bleeding and my lungs are sore and I feel dizziness and constantly I am tired. What should I do?

Mgt: It is very important to see a physician at the ED or urgent care. You may have an electrolyte imbalance or another complication. ...Read more

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Please help. Twice in two weeks pink blood was present in teeth while brushing. Nose gums or teeth were not bleeding. Could this be lung cancer? Clot?

Please help. Twice in two weeks pink blood was present in teeth while brushing. Nose gums or teeth were not bleeding. Could this be lung cancer? Clot?

Minor gum problem: This isn't how cancer or serious thrombosis presents, period. Get with your dentist and talk about a cleaning / preserving your gum health. You may just have flossed too hard, or have gotten a bit of gumline inflammation as happens if there's some plaque in the sulcus. ...Read more

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Bleeding out mouth smoker 20yr had nose an throat an stomach scope nothing did it for 4 days about 3 times at randem times not steady now spot about dime size when i clear my throat only thing is lungs should they also be checked an what type of dr wou

Bleeding out mouth smoker 20yr had nose  an throat an stomach scope nothing did it for 4 days about 3 times at randem times not steady now spot about dime size when i clear my throat  only thing is lungs should they also  be checked an what type of dr wou

Blood : Blood from the mouth can be from the mouth, nose, throat, esophagus/stomach, or lungs. If a full evaluation of mouth, nose, throat, and upper GI tract has been done, then the lungs should be evaluated--usually start with an x ray, possibly a ct, and possibly a bronchoscopy (endoscope of the lungs). ...Read more

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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more