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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 »
Genetic Testing for Leg Blood Clots Does Not Improve Outcomes by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:13pm According to a news release on June 16th by the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and published in the current issue of JAMA, there is no proof that genetic testing can help prevent blood clots in the legs. Continue Reading » Social Bookmarking Options BlinklistBloglinesBlogmarksDiggdel.icio.usFacebookFurlMa.gnol ... 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-CLOTS and CANCER by Whidbeywoman Posted Wed 11 Mar 2009 12:00am RON HAS A BLOOD CLOT! We didn't know it, but cancer patients are at risk for this problem. Last Thursday Ron started to have pain behind his kneecap. It felt like a "charley horse" that wouldn't let up. We thought it was just a pulled muscle or cancer related pain. But, it got steadily worse. So yesterday, our daughter took him to the doctor. ... 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 »
A Blood Clot in Hillary Clinton's Brain: How It Can Turn Out Just Fine by slimdaidaihu Posted Thu 03 Jan 2013 7:24am We see it all the time. Someone takes a blow to the head that stuns them for a moment. They don't lose consciousness. They don't even "see stars" or forget where they are. They might fall at home, on the ski slopes, or while trying to show their grandchildren that they remember how to roller skate. Maybe they have a nagging headache and some ... 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 »
Have you had a blood clot or DVT... by Lisa E. L. Patient Expert Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 1:17am Have you had a blood clot or DVT? If so, chances are you’ve been on warfarin (brand name: Coumadin). Warfarin, a blood-thinner, is the most commonly prescribed drug for preventing and treating blood clots. Warfarin is also known to be a difficult drug to manage, for two reasons. First, the blood levels in which warfarin is effective are ver ... Read on »
Surgery for inflammatory bowel disease raises risk of blood clots by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Tue 18 Oct 2011 10:29am Patients suffering from inflammatory bowel diseaseA group of inflammatory conditions of the intestine. The two major forms are Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. (IBDAn abbreviation for inflammatory bowel disease, a group of inflammatory conditions of the intestine. The two major forms are Crohn’s diseas ... Read on »
FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA investigating leukemia drug Iclusig (ponatinib) after increased reports of serious blood clot by FDA Posted Fri 11 Oct 2013 10:37am Safety Announcement [10-11-2013]  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating an increasing frequency of reports of serious and life-threatening blood clots and severe narrowing of blood vessels (arteries and veins) of patients taking the leukemia chemotherapy drug Iclusig (ponatinib).   ... Read on »