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.

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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. ). Read more...

What is done for a blood clotting disorder?

Depends on the type. Of disorder. There is a large number of clotting disorder, inherited and acquired, that require individualized treatments. Please specify the disorder you wish to know about. The choices range form vitamins, blood components, medications, recombinant proteins etc. Read more...

What are the symptoms of a blood clotting disorder?

Legs and lungs. Venous blood clots usually form in the deep veins the legs causing pain, and swelling. If the clot breaks off and reaches the lung, embolus, it may cause sudden chest pain, shortness of breath, cough with blood sputum. If the clot is large enough, it may cause sudden death. 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...

Will they let me in the army if I have a blood clotting disorder?

Military standards. "Current or history of coagulation defects (286) to include, but not limited to von Willebrand’s Disease (286.4), idiopathic thrombocytopenia (287) , or Henoch-Schönlein Purpura (287.0), is disqualifying." See: http://usmilitary.about.com/od/joiningthemilitary/a/blood.htm. Read more...

What are symptoms of blood clotting disorder in a toddler.?

Many. Swollen or red arm or leg or shortness of breath or difficulty breathing. Also changes in the color of the skin.. And most importantly family history of clotting problem..Too many to list... Read more...

What is a blood clotting disorder called?

Depends. Disorders causing defective/inadequate clotting may be referred to as bleeding diathesis and each disorder has its own name, e.g., hemophilia, von willebrand disease, itp etc. Excessive clotting disorders may be called thrombophilia but each type of disorder has its own name, e.g. Leiden factor v mutation, prothrombin mutation, ttp etc. Read more...

What can be done for a toddler with a blood clotting disorder?

Hematologist. A hematologist should be part of your child's health care team and will develop an individualized plan, along with lots of education. Read more...