One of the side effects being alleged against the prescription birth control drug Yaz is blood clotting, or thrombus. Normally, when an injury such as a cut has taken place, a blood clot is part of the healing process, as the blood will coagulate at the open wound as a means of disallowing any more blood loss. In that manner, a blood clot is hardly dangerous. These ” can be very dangerous.
However, when the blood clot happens in a healthy vein or artery, it can be incredibly dangerous. If one occurs in a major artery, it can be life threatening. Blood clots can happen unexpectedly, so awareness of the symptoms is essential in prevention and detection.
Blood clots that occur in the lungs are detectable by sharp chest pain, a rapid heart rate, blood-tinged coughing, shortness of breath, and low-grade fever. In the arm or leg, if the blood clot is in an artery, it may cause sudden pain, swelling and a slight blue coloration. If it is in a vein, it may cause swelling and tenderness. In the brain, a blood clot can cause visual disturbances, weakness, seizures, speech impairment, and could lead to a stroke or transient ischemic attack. A blood clot in the heart will bring chest pains leading to a heart attack. Blood clots that form in the heart can also travel to any organ or artery in the body. Conditions that can lead to blood clots forming in the heart include atherosclerosis, valvular heart disease, past heart attack, enlarged heart, atrial fibrillation, and heart failure. A blood clot in the abdomen can lead to severe abdominal pain, vomiting, and diarrhea.
If you are experiencing these symptoms, medical attention is essential with a great emphasis on immediacy. Seek a physician or medical professionalвЂ™s assistance and begin treatment without hesitation. If you believe that Yaz is responsible for your blood clotting, you possess the legal right and personal obligation to be compensated for your medical expenses, as well as your personal and familial pain and suffering.
Yaz is available worldwide and ” in some countries is not always readily available.