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  blood clot in my leg

A: Hi,A venous blood clot may cause swelling and discomfort or difficulty in walking. However, after the treatmentwith the blood thinners, the symptoms will typically improve. I suggest you please consult a vascular surgeonand discuss the possibilities....


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Where do blood clots in the lung come from?

A: Also known as a "pulmonary embolism", a blockage in the lungs is caused by one or multiple "embolus" or "emboli", which may be a blood clot, a bubble of air, a piece of tumor or a fat particle from a broken bone. the blockage most often travels from the legs and through the bloodstream to the lung. the embolus can form due to poor circulation, an injury, or an adverse reaction to medication.. ...


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I''m 34 and want to know if anyone has experience a blood clot in there legs from provera?

A: i''ve never heard of it, dont know much about it. but i do know that your dr can put you on an aspirin regimen to thin your blood if you are worried about clots. blood clots can be deadly. my aunt was in the hospital for 2 months. when they released her, she came home and after a few days, she was playing on the computer and fell over dead. while in the hospital, she got a blood clot in her leg that traveled to her heart and killed her instantly. im not trying to scare you. i just want you to be safe. good luck! Thank you! That is what I''m worried about because my mom...


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How Is blood Clot In A Vein On the Leg Treated? Can blood Clot on the Leg Be Life Threatening?

A: Let''s start with the easy part. A clot in the leg can be life threatening. the clot can break off and lodge in the lungs. This is a pulmonary embolism. I had one. they are common and 30% of people who have one die. I was put on bed rest the second they knew I had clots just in case I had some in my legs that would further clog my lungs. the typical treatment for a leg clot - also known as a DVT or deep vein thrombosis is to use graduated support stockings and take an anticoagulant such as lovenox, heparin, or warfarin....


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i have a blood clot in my leg ,they raised my warfrin to 3 pills a day does that it''s getting bigger and not going away?

A: Warfarin is the generic name for Coumadin. Warfarin ia an anticoagulant, which help prevent clots from forming in your blood. Warfarin is often prescribed for patients with atrial fibrillation (an irregular heart rhythm), pulmonary embolism, and after heart valve or orthopedic surgery. Warfarin will not dissolve a blood clot but it can prevent other clots from forming or prevent existing clots from becoming larger. To be effective, it is important to make sure that you blood levels of warfarin are adequate without triggering any side effects such as bleeding. You may wish to ask your doctor...


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My Brother Was Just Diagnois W/crohn''s And Colitis; Has blood clots In Both legs And Both Lungs...they Say there Is Nothing they Can Do For Him Becuz Of the Colon Bleeding, Does Anyone Have Any Suggestions? Please Help, Thank You

A: the only thing I can think of is asking is it possible to give medication that may possible desolve the blood clots in the lungs because I imagine this makes breathing difficult...good luck...
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My Husband Had A Total Knee Replacement 3 Weeks Ago. He Wants Me To Rub His Leg After Exercising. Is That A Danger If there Were A blood Clot In His Leg?

A: Exercising, moving around and having the circulation improved by rubbing are all good for promoting healing and not causative factors for blood clots.  clots are more likely to form from inactivity.  If there were a clot in his leg there probably would be pain and that should be reported to the doctor....
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My Husband Has A Large blood Clot In His Leg. He Is Under Medical Attention And Taking blood Thinners. the Back Of His Leg Is Much Warmer Than His Other Leg. What Causes This?

A: Probably the concentration of the blood in the leg.  I''m hoping he''s under medical supervision.  blood clots are dangerous.  Best Wishes Happy Thanksgiving...
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What Are Symptoms Of blood clots Of the Leg That Are Not Deep Vein Thrombosis?

A: My boss had a blood clot in her right leg and her leg changed from white to a yellowish, bluish color. Her leg stayed colder than the other one. She said that it felt tingly. You need to go to the doctor because it can move and it can cause very serious threats to your body....
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What is the pathway of a blood clot from the leg to the lungs?

A: A pulmonary embolism is an obstruction of a blood vessel in the lungs, usually due to a blood clot, which blocks a coronary artery. Many times a pulmonary embolism is caused by a deep vein thrombosis. A complication where blood clots break off in a major vein. the cause of the clot could have resulted from orthopedic surgery, or pelvic, abdominal, or thoracic surgery. It probably started in the femoral vein or iliac vein. From there, it traveled through the inferior vena cava, through the right atrium of

 
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