" ...normal. The complications of polycythemia vera are generally due to increased blood viscosity and a tendency toward thrombosis. Without regular phlebotomy, death usually occurs within months of... "
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Blood Clots & Phlebotomy
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" ...Unfortuanley, EQ increases RBC's and can increase viscosity causing thrombosis, polycythemia vera..ect. Phlebotomy, or giving blood, or bloodletting, is a wise idea particularly if you experience... "
" ...thick, and we can get blood clots. This disease is too serious ...understand how some people dislike having certain things done. Phlebotomy really helps. I was diagnosed three yrs ago and... "
" ...leading to thrombosis manifesting as ...prevent further thrombosis by giving Aspirin. Phlebotomy can be done later. Also its efficacy to prevent the thrombosis is controversial.... "
" ...high risk for thrombosis ? (ie, age 60, prior thrombosis) -------------------Treatment with phlebotomy myelosuppressive agent. ...or intolerance, ---------------------Aspirin be given... "
" ...call it phlebotomy, I call ...and clots goes up a lot as the Red Cell Mass does. Try to keep the blood thin anyway since bb'ers run on the high end, you can take bromealin or baby aspirin to... "
" ...or getting a professional phlebotomy their is an increased risked of thrombosis. The polycytemic patients in ...were all receiving phlebotomy... "
" ...prevent morbidity? A. Anticoagulation because thrombosis is the only problem with ...an erythropoietin-secreting gynecologic malignancy C. Phlebotomy as needed to keep her... "
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