What is a Hyper Coagulation?

April 19 23:13 2019 Print This Article

It is defined as a disorder in which there is an increase in the coagulation of blood. It can occur due to multiple reasons. It can occur alone or in combination with the other disorders. When there is a cut in the body the bleeding stops in the body by the process of coagulation. It occurs by the formation of blood clot by the help of proteins as well as platelets in the blood. Coagulation decreases the blood loss and the blood must not clot when it moves in the blood vessels but if clots too much it is known as hyper coagulation. It is life threatening.

What are the signs and symptoms of hyper coagulation?

It includes the increase in bleeding, formation of the clot at young age or when the individual is pregnant, it can also lead to many mis carriages.

How hyper coagulation can be diagnosed?

It includes the use of visual examination and a patient history. The protein levels must also be checked as early as possible.

How hyper coagulation can be treated?

It includes that there is no specific treatment for this disorder. One must identify the cause for it and must act against it. There are few medicines which can make the blood thin and include the heparin as well as warfarin. Heparin must be given in a proper way and must be injected with the help of a small needle. It is placed under the skin and one can even take oral doses of the warfarin. It takes quite a lot of time to work. If the cut is by the person himself he bleeds a lot as this is the common side effect of warfarin. The other side effects of this drug are it can lead to the birth defects. It is not taken in the case you are pregnant. One must consult a doctor before taking this drug. One must avoid vitamins as well as over the counter drugs.

How Hyper coagulation can be prevented?

It includes the avoidance of any irritating factor. One must avoid alcohol, tobacco and cigarette smoking.

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