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I am on warfarin and I had a fall which resulted in severe

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I am on warfarin and I had a fall which resulted in severe bruising. The fall was two weeks ago and the bruising has not diminished!
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: Waist Intensive care but received no info on the bruising
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Arterial fibrillation and I have a pace maker
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr Stan replied 1 month ago.

Hello this is Dr. Stan and I will assist you with your question today. I am board certified and I have 40 years of patient experience. I will be happy to help you today. I'm sorry you are having a bleeding problem.

You need to contact your doctor immediately and have a blood test for your coumadin level. Do not stop your dose without your doctor's approval. If your doctor is not available have someone take you to the hospital emergency department for evaluation and treatment. If you have no one to take you, call 911.

I am available to answer any additional questions you may have. Thank you for allowing me to provide assistance. I hope your medical problem(s) are resolved soon and you feel better. If you find the information I provided helpful, please rate me with 5-Stars. Thank you

Expert:  Dr Stan replied 1 month ago.

Did you go to the Emergency Department to evaluate your bleeding incident?

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