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Lupus Anticoagulant
I have lupus anticoagulant syndrome,I am on coumadin,inrs are inconsistant,should i be on any other meds to prevent clotting? can I develop clots even though I am on coumadin?I have many symtoms and history of blood clots in the ivc,femoral vein and lungs,I have been having pains in my neck that feel like it's in the vein,do I need to be concerned?
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848718 tn?1257142401
They should be testing your blood regularly to make sure the dose of coumadin you're on is appropriate and still working properly (and not too well, either).

I think if you are having any concerns, you should totally check in with your doc asap.
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where i live i have no support so i monitor my own inrs/pt, thankyou for your response. Should I be on any other drugs and can I clot with my inrs being inconsistant?
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I to have had DVTs Clots in my lungs as well .. I am tested weekly do the fact that my inrs are never in the 2.5 to 3 range like they should be I will go from as low as a 1.1 to a 9.7 for no reason.  I am a creature of habbit as to what I eat and do not add new meds.

You know your body best, trust in your instinct. if need keep a gernal so you and your doctor can go over it.

This is your life and is better to ask questions now instead of when you can't

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