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What Could Cause Random Blood Clotting Without Being On Your Period
Retained blood: Most clots passed from the vagina are accumulations of small amounts of blood over time, like overnight or caught in a fold of the vagina, before passing, with a patients increased physical activity. The blood may be from "break through uterine bleeding", a lesion or sore on the cervix, or something from the vaginal wall. All abnormal bleeding should be evaluated. ...Read more
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I had a dark blood clot type come out while urinating and I'm unsure of pregnancy due to my period being late. What can that mean?
R/O KIDNEY STONE: Hematuria=blood in urine Flank pain with those symptoms is concerning for kidney stone or kidney infection. You need a full exam labs urine C&S. 24 urine for stone analysis kidney ultrasound or CT.. And usually empiric antibiotic therapy pending the results. Make sure to strain your urine and try to capture any debris , it may be a kidney stone. Push fluids water/cranberry juice. Also Urology Dr ...Read more
There are specific times of the day where I can eat almost anything without it having much affect on my blood sugar. What could cause this discrepancy?
Cause likely hormone: Periods that are heavy and coming early are most likely caused by hormones being off, such as low Progesterone levels, abnormal thyroid or prolactin for instance. It is also possible that fibroids or polyps are the cause. See your doctor and identify the cause, then you can figure out best treatment. Treatments could be bcp, Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud, ablation, for instance. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I'm currently on warfarin and my blood had thinned too much what are the effects that this would have on your menstrual flow and the way you feel?
I am a brain stroke patient taking blood thinners and start having red rashes on my feet. Like blood coming out of veins due to thinness. What to do?
I'm 18 years old and have irregular vaginal bleeding and a high white blood cell count. What could this mean? What are the possible things that could be wrong with me?
With : With the limited amount of information given, it is very difficult to say if these things are related or not. Based on the fact that you know that your white blood cell count is high means you have visited a medical professional. Did they give you a possible diagnosis? Perform a pregnancy test? Elevated white blood cell count usually signifies an infectious process that is occurring or has recently recurred and is resolving. High WBC count with irregular vaginal bleeding can mean a vaginal infection, or even a missed miscarriage. I hope you follow up with your doctor for further investigation. A more detailed history, physical, and diagnostic testing should shed some light on your situation, and lead to a diagnosis, and ultimately treatment if indicated. Good luck. ...Read more
Nor normal: Call your obgyn , u need a workup with an exam, cultures , blood work and an ultrasound, there can be many different reasons for your problems. ...Read more
My baby is having a problem with his blood clotting too fast and his white and red blood cells are low what could this be caused from
High d dimer of 480 and no clot. Going to see hematologist. What could this be? I'm freaking out! Could this be related to my birth control?
D-Dimer: A positive D-dimer just means the body is in the process of breaking down a clot but it doesn't mean it's necessarily an important clot. A bruise or recent surgery can cause it to be elevated and false positives are possible as well. The specificity of a D-dimer for pulmonary embolism or leg clot is only about 50%. ...Read more
What are the reasons why serum won't separate from whole blood after centrifuging? What substances in the blood might cause this to happen?
Check equipment: Whole blood will ultimately separate unless the centrifuge is slow or time is too short. ...Read more
I take Coumadin (warfarin) and my gums are bleeding a little could this be caused by the blood thinner and what should I do?
Lots of options: There are multiple medical options. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud are effective reversible treatments that will help many people. There is also a drug called Lysteda that contains no hormones which will help others. If you are done having children discuss the option of an endometrial ablation. I prefer genesys hta for ablations. ...Read more
Im on blood thinners and my blood count went from 2.5 up to 3.2, what caused this to happen? I've been on Coumadin for a year and a half because of blood clots in my lungs, what does the blood count mean? What is the meaning of 2.5 for example, please e
The : The laboratory test you seem to be describing is called an inr (international normalized ratio). The inr measures the time it takes for your blood to clot and compares it to a normal average. The higher the inr, the longer it takes blood to clot. If the inr is too high, there is a risk of uncontrolled bleeding. The inr helps in monitoring the dose of blood thinners. In people not on blood thinners, the inr is about 1.0. For patients on blood thinners, the inr should generally be between 2.0 and 3.0 for treating blood clots in the lungs. The appropriate inr should be individualized for each patient. An inr can be too high; a number greater than 4.0 may indicate that blood is clotting too slowly, creating a risk of uncontrolled bleeding. An inr less than 2.0 may not provide adequate protection from clotting. If you are on blood thinners many drugs can affect bleeding/clotting risk such as: aspirin, ibuprofen, antibiotics, and birth control pills. Do not take any prescription or nonprescription medicines without first talking to the doctor who follows your inr test results. Foods high in vitamin k can affect blood clotting. Broccoli, lettuce, spinach and liver are all high in vitamin k. It is important to consume a consistent amount of these foods to avoid changes in your bleeding/clotting risks. It is important to have follow up blood tests regularly and to know your medication dosage and inr. Report any unusual bleeding or bruising to your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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