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... just aren't as accurate. And you may also want to keep in mind, which I didn't think much about until recently, that as we age, the risk of needing some kind of surgery increases, and it's inevitable that at some point, we will all need it for something or other. And at that time, going off coumadin will not be a choice. ... (14 replies)
... I've taken Coumadin for 15 years due to a mechanical aorta heart valve. I'm not going to get off Coumadin and take a chance on having a stroke for a colonoscopy. That is not only my thinking but the recommendation from my Cardiologist! ... (14 replies)
... l problem right now, as is my doctor, and we're not sure how to handle it. I'm sure there's got to be someone on here who has had a colonoscopy and needed to go off their blood thinner beforehand. ... (14 replies)

... I take coumadin for a genetic blood clotting disorder. I'm having a core needle biopsy next Tuesday. The doctor wants me to stop taking it for five days, I feel a bit unsafe. ... (1 replies)
... You go to these doctors for reassurance and guidance as to what's best for you personally, and most of the time I walk out thinking which car payment is my test going to pay for them. ... (14 replies)
... Another thing in my favor...I have no family history of colon cancer although before I had valve surgery I had a severe bleeding ulcer... ... (14 replies)
... hello, i just started on coumadin yesterday. ... (0 replies)
... said I probably had an infection from surgery, but when my blood tests didn't show anything, the doctor gave me antibiotics for a bladder infection!!! ... (8 replies)
... My dad ended up having both legs and one hand amputated because of the stuff, then suffered for 10 years with various health issues before he passed away. He was originally taking it for blood clots in his legs from a surgery for colon cancer. ... (13 replies)
... clots from my groin to my toes, full. In my right leg I had a few small clots in my toes and a couple in my thigh. They were serious enough that I had to have surgery to have the clots removed. They went into both legs and removed as much of the clots as they could and performed a bypass on an artery in my left leg. ... (33 replies)
... my doctor didn't think it would be a problem being off of it this time for these four days. But those past surgeries were in my 30's, and I'm now in my 50's, so I was alot younger back then, if that matters. ... (6 replies)
... octors just think that our concerns aren't justified. But at least you got it diagnosed! I am honestly very surprised that your doctor doesn't want to test you for genetic distorders given the fact that your poor Mom has had a terrible history with DVTs and PE. ... (7 replies)
... and have been for 6 years. ... (32 replies)
... So, to say the least, I am a little freaked out. I had sinus surgery a few days before the PE was diagnosed , but all the docs say that type of surgery won't cause PE's.? ... (2 replies)
... When I was admitted I knew something was wrong since I hadnt been feeling right and my primary doctor wasnt sure what was going on either. ... (4 replies)
... in the brainstem while in his office. I remember going up to his office and being confused all of a sudden, the corner of my lip was numb, and the light bothered my eyes even with my sunglasses on. ... (32 replies)
... at a wedding dancing and would get short winded real fast and have to sit down because I could not breath. I thought that it was from smoking to much and blew it off and just stayed off the dance floor. I worked out daily so that is why i thought it was from smoking. The next morning I was coughing up blood. ... (1 replies)

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