Tag: Bleeding

New ASH Guidelines: VTE Prevention, Treatment in Cancer Patients

New guidelines from the American Society of Hematology “strongly recommend” using no thromboprophylaxis over using parenteral thromboprophylaxis in ambulatory patients receiving cancer chemotherapy who have low venous thromboembolism (VTE) risk, and using no thromboprophylaxis over oral thromboprophylaxis with vitamin K antagonists in those at any VTE risk level. The evidence-based guidelines for the prevention and

Bleeding Gums: When to be Concerned?

Bleeding gums not only indicate dental diseases but could also suggest serious medical concerns. Though it is one of the most common dental conditions, professional treatment should be sought if it is noticed. Skip to Why are bleeding gums important? Which medical conditions may cause bleeding gums? Bleeding gums due to HIV infection Anemia-related bleeding

What is Hormone Replacement Therapy?

Skip to: Benefits of HRT Forms of HRT Cardiovascular risks with HRT Risk of increased breast cancer with HRT Menopause is a transition in women which can occur any time between the age of 45 and 55. It begins 12 months after a woman´s last menstrual bleeding and lasts 4 years on average. During the

Heavy periods? You might have an undiagnosed bleeding disorder

About 30 per cent of all women report heavy menstrual periods at some point during their reproductive years. Up to 15 per cent of these have an underlying bleeding disorder and yet most have never been diagnosed, leaving thousands of women to suffer from a treatable problem. As a hematologist and clinician scientist at Queen’s

Aspirin increases massively the risk of internal bleeding

Beware of the daily intake of Aspirin Doctors warned now to prevent that if healthy people take a daily Aspirin, and possible heart attacks, this will give you more damage could be considered. By the ingestion of dangerous internal bleeding can occur. The risk of serious internal bleeding outweighed the Benefits of Aspirin in patients

Older, frail heart attack patients at greater risk of bleeding

Many older patients who are considered frail by medical standards receive anticoagulants (blood thinners) and undergo cardiac catheterization during a heart attack. While these treatments can be helpful, they also can cause major bleeding, and frailty is an important bleeding risk factor according to a study published today in in JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions. The research

Bleeding mole: Causes and what to do

It is common for adults to have between 10 and 40 moles. People with lighter skin tend to have more moles than those with darker skin. Moles can change as a person ages. Some will become darker or lighter, and many moles grow. They can appear anywhere on the skin, from the scalp to the

Bleeding tongue: Causes, treatments, and remedies

The most common causes of a bleeding tongue include: sudden harsh biting of the tongue mouth sores injuries from dentures or braces eating sharp or hard foods radiation treatment for cancer This article provides a brief overview of the possible reasons for a bleeding tongue, how to diagnose and treat the condition, and when it