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Blood clots, blood clots :( by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 22 Jan 2009 5:14pm It took the ER nurses, technicians, and doctor 7 hours to check me out. The conclusion was that I had several blood clots in my legs. The CAT scan didn't show any clots in my lungs, but the ER doctor felt that I probably had some small ones that were causing me get tired after just a few seconds of activity. I left the ER and went to a regular ... Read on »
What Causes Blood Clots? by Kodjoworkout Posted Wed 23 May 2012 7:00am Blood is an essential fluid that runs throughout the body and its main function is to carry nutrients and supply them to various organs and cells in the body. Blood runs through blood vessels consisting of veins and arteries. Arteries are the blood vessels that carry pure blood pumped from the heart, and veins carry the impure blood fro ... Read on »
Long Duration Flights Triple Risk of Blood Clots by Robin P. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:37pm I fly from Minnesota to Texas a few times a year and always get achy legs. A resent report found the risk of developing potentially fatal blood clots in the legs roughly triples on a flight that lasts longer than four hours. The flights I take are usually only 2 1/2 hours but by the time I factor in the time sitting for take off and landing it's ... Read on »
FDA Drug Safety Communication: Safety Review of possible increased risk of blood clots with birth control pills containing drosp by FDA Posted Wed 01 Jun 2011 3:35pm Safety Announcement [05-31-2011] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is informing the public about new information1,2 that is being assessed as part of FDA's ongoing safety review of birth control pills that contain drospirenone. This review will further evaluate the risk of blood clots in wo ... Read on »
FDA Drug Safety Communication: Safety review update on the possible increased risk of blood clots with birth control pills conta by FDA Posted Mon 26 Sep 2011 11:53am This update is in follow-up to the FDA Drug Safety Communication: Safety Review of possible increased risk of blood clots with birth control pills containing drospirenone on 5/31/2011. Safety Announcement  [09-26-2011] The U.S. Food and D ... Read on »
Birth Control Pills Containing Drospirenone: Possible Increased Risk of Blood Clots by FDA Posted Tue 31 May 2011 2:00pm [Posted 05/31/2011]   AUDIENCE: OBGYN, Family Practice, Patient   ISSUE: FDA is aware of two newly published studies that evaluated the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in women who use birth control pills that contain drospirenone. The two recently published studies looked at whether there is a higher risk of b ... Read on »
Study IDs Risk Factors for Blood Clots After Hip Surgery by Medline Plus Posted Tue 21 Sep 2010 11:00am Presence of other diseases may play role, but not age or gender, researchers find By Robert Preidt Tuesday, September 21, 2010 TUESDAY, Sept. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have identified risk factors for the development of potentially fatal blood clots following total hip r ... Read on »
One positive result of my blood clots by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 10:47pm My blood clots really weakened my body. On the Monday that I discovered the clots, I could only walk 50-100 feet, and going up stairs to my bedroom was really hard and my head was covered with sweat. I was in the hospital for 5 days and did a small amount of walking there -- I got up to about 400 feet. I gained almost 30 pounds of water-weight in m ... Read on »
Blood Clotting Drug Lysteda approved by FDA for Treatment of Heavy Bleeding with Menstrual Periods by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 15 Nov 2009 10:01pm The state 3 trials were just completed.  The article said use with contraception pills is also not a good idea.  I believe this is one of the first non hormone treatment in a pill format (beyond what Midol can do)  that had been approved to treat menstrual period with heavy bleeding.    This is the same company that markets Darvon, located in Ken ... Read on »
New online guides to prevent and treat blood clots by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 16 Sep 2008 7:10am - Two new guides to help consumers and clinicians prevent and treat the dangerous blood clots known as deep vein thrombosis were released recently by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Not all blood clots are harmful but deep vein thrombosis, a blood clot that forms in the d ... Read on »