Could post thrombotic syndrome increase your risk of another DVT blood clot?

Yes. Having one episode of DVT does make you at higher risk to have another dvt. Many people need ongoing anticoagulation for incidences of severe dvt. Consult with your vascular doctor or gp for your individual case.

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Can testosterone injections of 1.5 ml every three weeks cause a blood clot? 38 and never had a clot before and 2 months after increased dose got dvt.

Possibly. Testosterone replacement, especially when given by injection can cause increases in red blood counts. This can then lead to increased clot formation. You should have a CBC done to look at your blood count. At age 38, i would also see a specialist to make sure you require testosterone replacement. Read more...
1.5 ml is a volume. It does not tell us the dose of testosterone. That said, it is possible that taking a high dose of testosterone can lead to DVT, or blood clot. Testosterone supplementation raises the concentration of red blood cells in the circulation. CBC's must be monitored to make sure the red cell count, or hematocrit, does not become to high. Hope this helps! Read more...

In order for stroke to happen in pregnancy would your BP have to be really high or a blood clot? If I monitor my BP &watch for DVT could I prevent it?

Stroke in pregnancy. There is an increased risk of stroke during and soon after pregnancy, however, most cases are due underlying blood disorders, heart problems, vascular abnormalities, that likely one would know about and be monitored for more closely during pregnancy. High blood pressure, pre-eclampsia and eclampsia, also are risks, so YES, keeping BP controlled is very important! Tell your OB about leg swelling. Read more...

With my history of DVT will I miscarry from a blood clot?

Depends. Your risk of a miscarriage may be increased. It depends on what the reason for the DVT was. Did you have a thrombophilia workup? There are some conditions that cause dvts that we give blood thinners during the pregnancy. Read more...
Possibly. The tendency for your blood to clot too easily is called thrombophilia. There are many thrombophilias that can be identified with blood tests. Some thombophilias are associated with miscarriage. The most common thrombophilia that can cause a miscarriage and also blood clotting is antiphospholipid antibodies. It is worth knowing if that was the cause of your blood clot or not. Read more...

I'm on Plavix 75 mg. For a stroke that I had in 2012. I had a DVT in February of this year and was prescribed Eliquis 5mg. To take for a blood clot t?

Arterial & venous. Plavix helps prevents arterial clots (cholesterol plaques in the arteries). Eliquis helps prevent venous clots (thrombus in the veins). The two medicines work differently & on different parts of the circulatory system. Most strokes are arterial but some are venous. DVTs are venous by definition. Hope this helps; use HealthTap Prime to voice your concerns to a live doctor & get advice on what to do. Read more...

I'm hospitalized for a blood clot in my leg, what questions should I be asking. It's DVt, I'm no longer taking ibuprofen/robaxin.

Etiology. You should be trying to discover the etiology for the clot. Make sure your medical team is aware of all the medicines you are taking, and any OTC products that you are using. They will be looking to try to determine if there is a predisposition for recurrence, and give you advice on what to do in the future to avoid recurrence. Read more...
Whatever you like. Why did it happen? Are you taking BCP? Did you recently have surgery like C section? How can you prevent future occurrence? How long the treatment will last? Where is DVT-How far up in the Lower extremity? What are some of the risk and symptoms you need to look out for? What drug and food should be avoided or Taken ? Read more...