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Blood has a seemingly impossible job: it must flow continuously and smoothly for an entire lifetime, but quickly form a blood clot when bleeding...
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The process of blood clotting is triggered whenever flowing blood is exposed to certain substances. There are many different such substances, which...
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Medical conditions and medicines can alter the process of blood clot formation, making blood clots more or less likely. Some examples include:...
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The initial step in making the diagnosis of a blood clot is obtaining a patient history. If a blood clot or thrombus is a consideration, the history...
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Blood clots may cause life-threatening medical conditions, and are always considered in the differential diagnosis of any symptoms or signs...
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I might not be the best to answer your question! BUT I have experienced this myself, when I was 12. I had my FIRST period when I was 12, and it...
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A blood clot is a thrombus.
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Depending upon their location, blood clots may be aggressively treated or may need nothing more than symptomatic care. Venous blood clots Venous...
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Absolutely!  Even if you take the blood clot from last year out of the equation, you should seek medical advice from your Doctor.  It could...
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No one can determine the significance of a blood clot on your penis, or whatever you are seeing, without a medical examination. You will need to see...
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If your having new problems breathing go to an emergency room near you, or call 911. The other information is not useful to further diagnose you...
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Blood clots form when there is damage to the lining of a blood vessel, either an artery or a vein. The damage may be obvious, such as a laceration...
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When I got blood clots in my leg I had muscle pains in the back that were very intense but no pain in my shins. I'd get it checked out for sure...
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If you suspect you might have a blood clot, you should make an appointment with your doctor as soon as possible.You have a good grasp of the primary...