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What Precautions Do I Have To Take With A Blood Clot Disorder When Pregnant
Specialist counsel: Active management of clotting disorders is best initiated before pregnancy. Most patients have a predisposition to venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, and require changes in drugs during pregnancy. Some conditions like von willebrand disease may manifest increased bleeding at the time of delivery. Your hematologist and ob/gyn or mfm can help devise a plan if you are already pregnant. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Different ways: Generally clotting disorders during pregnancy can and should be treated to help prevent any adverse events for baby. Even in the face of such treatments, fetal growth restriction (small babies) and placental blood flow problems may develop. If you have a strong family or personal history of blood clots, get the disorder diagnosed and treated before conception if possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Obssessing over pregnancy complications when i get pregnant im afraid I will get a blood clot or w.e and it will cause a stroke. no blood disorder hx?
If i've had a superficial blood clot on my inner knee after pregnancy am i at higher risk to get another one? If so what are some steps i need to take
Deep vein thrombosis with blood clot in leg vein in pregnancy. How long do I need to take medicine for it?
3 months: I would recommend that you are treated for a minimum of 3 months post pregnancy with anti-coagulation. You should also wear your compression stockings for 2 to 3 years. This can decrease your risk of developing post thrombotic syndrome which is when the valves in the deep veins do not work and you have chronic swelling and pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If i take lovenox every day and have blood work to make sure it's working . Am i still at risk of getting a blood clot during pregnancy?
Is it possible to get blood clot in pregnancy in heart or brain even without any blood disorders? how common is it?
I stopped taking aspirin for headaches everyday due to pregnancy. Could my blood clot now? I can't take Excedrin anymore.Im a healthy 26 year old.
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