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Friday, November 6, 2009

Threw Another Clot

Well, my PICC was feeling tender the past few days and I thought it would be best to get an ultrasound just to play it safe.

And what do you know.


Bleh. It's a superficial clot this time as opposed to a DVT that I had in January, but still.

What's a girl to do on blood thinners when she has a history of coughing up blood? Could this get any scarier?

Is anyone out there a serial clotter?

I don't think I'm being rough on my PICC arm - no lifting weights; no repetitive motions; no carrying heavy things.

I'm going to see if I can get a specialist to give an opinion on what may be causing this. It could of course just be "me" but I certainly haven't had this issue in years past.

If anyone has any advice, experience, etc I would be grateful. Thanks guys!

1 comment:

  1. I really don't have any advice, but wanted to point out the bright side of the coin -- it is good that you are a good clotter given your history of hemoptysis.