A mild blood clotting disorder that is hereditary? Are there genetic tests both parents can take?

What disorder? If one has a clotting disorder, and he/she would like to know if it is hereditary or not- he/she would need to complete some work-up. See a hematologist and discuss whether it is necessary that she/he ( not the parents) get the full comprehensive clotting work-up. ( the tests are for the patient and not for the parents. ).

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Do you have to avoid any particular foods if you have a mild blood clotting disorder?

Are you on coumadin (warfarin)? No unless you are on blood thinner like Coumadin or warfarin. If you are on coumadin, then you need to make sure that you watch out your diet and being consistent with your diet -especially for food that contains high amount of vitamin k- like vegetables etc. Your doctor should be able to gude you regarding diet seletion if you are on coumadin. Read more...

If my antiphosplippid anti body test was clear does that mean I don't have any blood clotting disorder? Or is it still possible to have one?

Still at risk. It's one of several different tests, and picks up only 1 entity. Chances are you were screened for all the common ones (V Leiden, deficiency in S and/or C, antithrombin 3 deficiency, many of us are skeptical about homocysteine and a few of the others). What it really means is that we aren't going to give you treatment to make your blood less coagulable since this doesn't improve your odds. Read more...

If they say don't take asprin in your 3rd trimester, should I stop taking my 81mg asprin? I also take lovenox, (enoxaparin) blood clotting disorder. J.W. Thank you

Need your doc. This is an extremely specific and complicated question that requires a detailed understanding of your full medical history. Your OB doc is the very best person to answer this question. If you are not under the care of an OB who is skilled in managing high-risk pregnancies, you should seek one out right away. Read more...
Probably. If their has been a recommendation to stop aspirin, then that probably means all aspirin. If there are questions about the recommendation, the health care provider should be contacted for clarification. Read more...

What can a women with a blood clotting disorder take?

Not a matter for. Self treatment. Excessive clot formation may due to many underlying causes, that need to be investigated to craft the appropriate treatment. Please discuss the issue with your doctor. Please see this site for more info. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001120.htm. Read more...

What is the blood clotting disorder that kids have that just shows up as frequent nosebleeds?

Any bleeding problem. Any problem that causes abnormal ability to clot can cause nosebleeds. This can be from hemophilia, or many other bleeding disorders also. Read more...
Nosebleeds Children. Most nosebleeds in children are due to irritation from nose picking or dry crusts. If nosebleeds are chronic, associated with other bleeding issues such as frequent bruising or bleeding into joints, then a clotting disorder should be suspected. The most common is von willebrand's disease, but hemophilia is also possible. See an ENT doctor first. Read more...