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Consumption Coagulopathy- Symptom and Treatment

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Consumption Coagulopathy is a condition in which the proteins present in the blood become overactive.


The pathological process of Consumption Coagulopathy occurs in up to 30% to 50% of cases of severe sepsis. [1]


1. Treatable by a medical professional
2. Requires a medical diagnosis
3. Lab tests or imaging required
4. Can resolve within weeks if proper treatment is given


People who have had surgeries, cancer, severe complications of pregnancy and childbirth have been bitten by poisonous snakes are at a higher risk of developing this disease. It can also be caused due to absence or reduced levels of blood clotting proteins, sepsis, pancreatitis, or trauma.


Symptoms:


1. Chest pain
2. Shortness of breath
3. Headaches
4. Speech changes
5. Paralysis
6. Dizziness
7. Heart attack
8. Lung problems


Treatment


Self Care: No such home remedies are available to cure or prevent the development of this disease. Hence, it is best to consult a doctor when the symptoms of this disease are found. Treatments include blood transfusions, oxygen therapy in case of acute symptoms.


Medication: Anticoagulants or blood thinners are prescribed in case of chronic symptoms.


Specialists: Consult a doctor if the symptoms are evident and the condition worsens. At mfine, we provide accurate diagnosis and comprehensive treatment plans for all health concerns under a team of qualified doctors.

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