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.

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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...

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 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...

Do you have an increase chance of miscarriage with a blood clotting disorder?

Yes. Certain ones do increase your risk for a miscarriage. You may be a candidate for a small dose of a blood thinner that you take as soon as you become pregnant. Read more...

If I had a blood clotting disorder (thrombosis) or hemmorraging disorder. Would I know by age of 25? I had 3 surgeries and upper endoscopy with biopsy

Not necessarily . you could have a genetic condition that increases your risk of developing blood clots without having one yet. If you know of a first degree relative (parent or sibling) that has been identified to have a inheritable condition causing a blood clot you should seek medical consult to determine if testing should be done . Read more...
Not necessarily. It's very possible that people with genetic predispositions to bleeding of blood clots won't have any issues until they get older. Read more...
Hemorrhagic more. than thrombotic issues would have become obvious by now, given your history. As a young person, having gone through these procedures you not likely to have a genetic thrombotic issue, but most thrombotic disorders are acquired and often affect older people with other diseases. Read more...

I have a blood clotting disorder and every now and the my elbow hurts and swells up for now reason the a get a big purple bruis there. What is it?

Need more info. When you say blood clotting disorder, I wonder if you mean "bleeding disorder." Specifically, if you have a big bruise it sounds like you have bleeding at or in the elbow. Next time please include your specific diagnosis with the question. Be well. Read more...