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Posted 15 Dec 2014 by • 1 answer
I'm young so I know its not because of age but for the past month I've been having major painful bulging veins that come out of my hands looks and feels like someone is squeezing my arms I can't take it I'm not even able to wash dishes it gets so bad I've also been having ...
Posted 3 Aug 2015 by • 3 answers
Hello. I recently accidentally cut my right hand below my index with a knife. The wound was deep (1 cm). When I went to the hospital the doctor asked me to move my finger and so I did.Then the wound was stitched. My question is can the blood vessels that were cut beneath the skin heal themselves? ...
Posted 13 days ago by • 1 answer
Can I take garlic supplements while on Xarelto 20mg?
Posted 3 Nov 2016 by • 2 answers
I am a 40 year old female with no genetic predisposition for blood clots. On 9/4/16 I had a sclerotherapy to treat varicose veins on my left calf and three weeks after that I developed a superficial blood clot and DVT which is attached high in my tigh. The doctor told me I should be on the medicine ...
Posted 30 Jul 2014 by • 3 answers
I have a severe needle phobia. I just found out that tomorrow for the MRI on my shoulder I will have to have not only contrasting dye in the vein to show up the tissue tear, but that they also want to do an Arthrogram. Which basically is a needle shoved all the way into the shoulder joint to put ...
Posted 30 Nov 2014 by • 3 answers
... did doppler on 10-28 and no evidence of DVT. I am still taking Xarelto for the 3 month therapy. After 3 busy days I have a cramp pain in my calf. Could I have a new DVT while still on Xarelto?
Posted 12 Apr 2015 by • 1 answer
When giving blood, and the needle passes completely through the vein instead of insiders it, causing bleeding into surrounding tissue. What is that called!
Posted 30 Apr 2018 by • 1 answer
I had 2 stints placed in my heart veins 3 years ago. I have been taking Plavix since then. Can I stop taking Plavix? Would it be beneficial for me to stay on Plavix? I do not have any problems except for bruising.
Posted 2 Nov 2017 by • 3 answers
this past year during a pregnancy in which I had extreme hypernemisis and was getting iv fluids every 24 hours my veins collapsed and I needed a picc line. The line got infected after 4 weeks and I went septic. After 3 weeks in the hospital I went on to complet my pregnancy and delivered via ...
Posted 6 Aug 2014 by • 2 answers
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) - Are there any support groups that you could refer me to? I've just been
Posted 22 Feb 2015 by • 3 answers
... diagnosed, spent 4 days in the hospital (my first stay ever) I'm WAY beyond petrified. The clot is in my right thigh and it runs from knee to groin level. They're having a hard time getting the Warfarin level right and I'm just so scared. I don't know what to do. My lower ...
Liver Cirrhosis - Help.. My dad has cirrhosisof the liver but it is due to a huge blood clot in main
Posted 6 Apr 2015 by • 2 answers
... vein to liver. Which caused his liver to be in stage 4 cirrhosis. His doctor says he has 6 mths to 2 years to live. Can anyone help me with any knowledge of this being true timeline ? I have been told by several nurses " friends" that 6 mths is more accurate.. Not 2 years. I know we ...
Posted 19 Apr 2015 by • 2 answers
About 3 weeks ago, when I got up, in the night, to use the restroom, it felt like my knee was messed up, I had gotten a really bad sunburn, so I associated it with that. But now the lower part of my right leg, mainly around the ankle is super red. Also, I could feel knots in my calf. Now it seems ...
Posted 14 Feb 2015 by • 1 answer
is it safe to go in the sun or use a sun bed if you have a dvt
Posted 5 Jun 2015 by • 3 answers
After falling and breaking my patella January of last year I have developed a lump on the inner side of my knee. It lies right around my varicose vein. My doctor has recently prescribed me Tramadol 37.5 mg with Ibuprofein 325 mg twice a day but so far this has not helped. I am wondering if ...