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Coagulation Disorders

Also known as Bleeding Disorders, Clotting Disorders, Haemophilia, Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura, Platelet Disorders, Protein S Deficiency, Thrombocytopathies, Tranexamic acid for bleeding, Von Willebrand's Disease

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  • Blood test results worried

    Skip to content Patient - Trusted medical information and support Patient.info Health information you can trust PettyL42774 PettyL42774 Blood test results - Worried Posted 24 minutes ago Hello, I didn't know where to put this.....teen health? women's health?? coagulation disorders? …

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  • Unit?

    I am not a medically minded person so apologies if I’m not saying this right. I have recently been given medication that I have to inject and an app on my phone to record it.  I just used the medication for the first time and tried to record it on the app but it asks for units? The vial says …

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  • Bruising on arms keeps appearing

    I have been noticing over the last few months that I have been getting speckled bruising on different parts of my arms on and off, mostly the upper part but today I noticed a large area under my armpit and down my side that showed up. This one looks like road rash from a far. Slightly sensitive but …

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  • My friend keeps bleeding from his arms and legs

    So my nearly 14 year old friend keeps getting some sort of spots on his arms and legs and other places . He first noticed it a few weeks ago. He doesn't have any medical conditions or allergies other than hay fever. He isn't on any medication. He has gotten two spots. One is a singular red …

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  • Post Cardiac Surgery, ACT not correctable with Protamine

    I am a paediatric cardiac surgeon and I have experienced a very odd coagulopathic phenomenon in 02 of my patients. Both patients were cynotic Single ventricle and had surgery on cardio-pulmonary bypass machine. 1st had a Cavo-pulmonary shunt (Glenn procedure) and 2nd had Fontan procedure. In both …

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  • Planets elevate

    I have a question about platelets. My platelets in April were 391 in May they where 386 about a week ago they where 403. Back in early March I was told I had low iron. My ferritin was 2 and is now at 20. Im on an Iron pill. The low iron and ferritin was due to a diet I believe. My hemaglobe was 11.5 …

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  • Cerebral Sinus Thrombosis

    I'm 32 and recently suffered from the above. It was only detected after suffering 2 weeks of intense headaches which eventually affected my optic nerves in my eyes. I wear glasses and after 2 weeks of intense headaches my eyesight actually became much better which baffled me. I was sent away …

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  • CVST with wife

    Hello,  It has been about 18 months since we found out that my wife had CVST, and it has been a journey. She had just given birth to our second child, and thats when she started having her headaches. She thought it was a sinus infection, so she kept on pushing along, but the headaches became …

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  • Bleeding whilst taking provera

    Am taking twice daily provera for heavy fibroid bleeding. First month didn’t bleed too much now today bleeding with clots on day ten if taking provera? Is this normal? 

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  • Protein/creatinine ratio & platelets mildly elivated

    Hi,  I’m 28 years old but I been through tough times since my test results show abnormalities in my protein creatinine ratio and platelets are mildly elivated. My protein ratio ranges from 450-560 and my protein ratio is from 30-40 normal is up to 23 only. My kidney specialist asks me to have …

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  • Norethisterone

    Heavy periods with fibroids continuous bleeding so was prescribed ten days Norethisterone finished two days ago today flooded out with clots spoke with gp now to be referred. Worried as every time I stand up blood pours out ! Anyone had similar when finishing Norethisterone ? 

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  • Hydroxycarbamide esp 70+, type 2diabetics

    Hello Just looking for some feedback. My mum is 70, a type 2 diabetic and of Indian heritage. We are UK based. She has just been diagnosed with having Essential Thrombocythaemia. As a result she will have to start (or will have started depending on when you read this) taking hydroxycarbamide …

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  • Rotator Cuff Surgery on Blood Thinners.

    I have to be on blood thinners due to a genetic blood clotting disorder. I am scheduled for a much needed rotator cuff surgery in June. I was wondering if any of you out there have had this surgery while under blood thinner medication. Obviously i know i will be coming off the medication a few days …

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  • untreated excessive bleeding

    Hello, 23 years old and have been experiencing vaginal bleeding for most of the last 5 years. 2013 I'm pretty sure I had a miscarriage but I'm not 100% sure seemed that way. I bled excessively  for a month being stuck in bed and the bathroom, going through giant pads every hour.it was …

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  • high platelets causes?

    for the past couple of years ive been having slightly high platelets. 490s or so. the docs dont know why. no jak2 mutation, no autoimmune disease. im not on any meds and i dont have any medical problems. does anyone have any idea what can cause slightly elevated platelets?

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  • Is it ok to take Pradaxa 150mg just once a day?

    Hey guys Hope all is well. Since I was diagnosed with a DVT 6 years ago, I have been on and off different blood thinners all of which of getting me unbearable side effects of head racing depression and anxiety including physical side effects. However Pradaxa seems to be currently the one with …

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  • High blood platelet count, I am so scared now !

    Hello, My GP reffered me to the Haemotologist because of my blood platelets level came high. 1st test it came 488000, 10 days after second test it came 463000 and 3rd test it came 523000. I m just so worried. Is there anyone who has similar situation. I don 't know may it is me so stressed …

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  • Bleeding after sex

    Hi, I am 17 years old. When me and my boyfriend have sex, I bleed afterwards not a lot, just a little and this doesn’t happen all the time, mainly when he goes to deep and it hits my cervix and it hurts but that is only in some positions.  Me and my boyfriend have been tested for STD’S/STI’S …

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  • Irregular periods

    It it normal to go months without a period then be on for a month then not have another period for a few months ? Not sure whether I should see my gp or my gynaecologist 

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  • Random bruising on legs please give opinions

    Hi all, I’m 25 year old woman, healthy for the most part ..I’ve been experiencing random bruises only on my legs mostly sometimes  thighs for about 3 months. They are painless bruises and do end going away in 2-3 weeks maybe longer  The first dr I went to said maybe I just bruise easily …

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  • Rare coagulation

    2 days ago I had my 2 maxilar wisdom teeth removed, the left side heald as expected, but the right side forms these huge blood coagules that become (tissue-like) in a couple of hours, i already had them cut a few times, but they keep growing, and i'm starting to get scared, i was taking …

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  • Company bleeding

    I've an implant on the left side of my arm but for two weeks now I ve been having bleeding pls what should I do I bought dicynone just yesterday I am about to take morning dose . should I go a head

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  • Daughter spitting up bloody saliva (legit medical mystery)

    For the last 4 months, my 10 year old daughter has been spitting up (not coughing up or vomiting up per se; it just comes out of nowhere, suddenly arrives in her mouth and she spits it out) bloody saliva. It happens every day, and typically lasts between 5 minutes and sometime up to an hour. The …

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  • Uterine bleeding

    I have been experiencing abnormal bleeding 1 full week before my period actual comes every month, no pain though.  I have been on the patch for 3-4 years and never had any bleeding like this before. have you had any symptoms like this? did you figure out what it was?

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  • I am suffering from emotional hemophilia.please help.

    Upto last year I used to be a normal individual despite having severe hemophilia. Life is almost turned upside down this year, I am on and off bed for the last six month. I have a job which is no longer paying me, because of my irregularities. I have huge debts to pay in the form of loans and …

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  • Daughter has blood pooling in her mouth.has anyone heard of this

    Hi there I'm apealing far and wide in the hope of finding answers.....my 14yr old Daughter has experienced blood pooling in her mouth every two wks for the last 3mos.....shes had cameras up her nose and down her throat lots of blood tests and an mri scan with contrast and all tests come back …

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  • Blood clots. Terrified

    Hello there my name is Alex I’m a 20 year old female. On and off I’ve been experiencing pain in my left arm that’s really bothersome. It feel really tight kinda like if I had a rubber band tied to my arm. I’m terrified of blood clots I’m so scared that I’m thinking I might have one 😢 I’ve …

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  • Warfarin for life...INR is crazy...I’m scared

    I am brand new to discussion boards/forums, fairly new to managing warfarin, and very new to discussion boards. I had my first PE in June of 2016. I was told that it was probably due to birth control and was started on xarelto. One month later I was in the ICU with a GI bleed and it was a wait and …

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  • Factor V Leiden, plasminogen inhibitor and pregnancy?

    Hi everyone, I was diagnosed with factor V Leiden after having the tests ran on me as a teenager and recently after having a miscarriage, I was diagnosed with plasminogen prohibitor mutation. Which means I’m at a higher risk of early miscarriage. Has anyone else been diagnosed with this? How was …

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  • Prp injections

    Platelet rich plasma injections into my achillies tendons, known as PRP.. does anyone have ir had the same surgical procedure? Thanks in advance

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  • Internal bleeding

    Hi all.. Need your help please. I had a CS (third child) 4 months ago. 3 hours After the CS i had an internal bleeding from the RT Obturator artery and blood test showed: HGB 3.4 HCT 10.8 RBC 1.43 PLT 13.00 Just realy need to know how bad it realy was. I felt i was going to die....

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