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Straight, No Chaser: Pulmonary Embolus (A Blood Clot in the Lungs)

When I was a young, wide-eyed medical student, I learned that in a large number of cases, when people died from unexplained cases, the autopsies would often show the patient died from a pulmonary embolus. 586 more words

Sterling Medical Advice

Straight, No Chaser: Blood Clots in Your Legs – Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT)

If you’re a sports fan, you’re likely aware of the death of a 52-year-old former star of the NBA’s Portland Trailblazers, Jerome Kersey, followed two days after by the discovery of the same condition in a current star of the NBA’s Miami Heat, Chris Bosh. 507 more words

Sterling Medical Advice

How to Deal With Deep Vein Thrombosis?

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT), arises when a blood clot forms in one or more veins positioned deep within your body. These blood clots normally originate in the legs, but can happen in other parts of the body also. 21 more words


How not to die from a DVT

We very sadly recently lost a member, who died as a result of a deep vein thrombosis, or DVT. A DVT is a clot that forms in the leg, but then travels in the circulation and blocks off a narrower blood vessel somewhere else in the body. 488 more words


Blood clots and The Pill: my story

It all started after a night spent curled up on the couch in front of the TV. I turned it off, stood up, and immediately felt a sharp cramping sensation in my right leg, towards the top of the calf. 1,083 more words

Health And Fitness

A wheel chair,and a female doctor with dimples-what a good luck!

Men only go see a doctor if they have a
bleeding hole in their head. Mostly from being shot by silly carjackers,or having a beer bottle splitting their brains into two halves in a beer brawl. 1,876 more words

Personal Experiences

Bayer: Factor Xa inhibitor Xarelto approved in Japan

The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) has approved in Japan Bayer’s oral Factor Xa inhibitor Xarelto (rivaroxaban) for the treatment and secondary prevention of pulmonary thromboembolism and deep vein thrombosis, Bayer HealthCare announced on Thursday.  254 more words