Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties

183 Doctors Online
Doctor Image
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

I will be looking into your question and guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

What treatment should I take for mthrfr mutation post a surgery for clot and a family history of DVT ?

2yrs ago a clot was found in my left femoral.I was placed on Warfarin and had an IVC filter placed,prior to a surgical procedure.It took nearly a year @ 10mg per day to get my INR to 1.3. The first clot was resolved but more were found.Recently I moved to FL and my new GP diagnosed me w polycythemia,based on the levels of my lab results.Then I went to a hemotologist who says its not poly... but I do have the mthrfr mutationWhat is going on, what can I do?,my Mother a pulmonary embolism,. My Grandmother died of a stroke,my brother is currently being treated for a clot in his calf, and worst of all my 12 yr old nephew had to be airlifted to LomaLindaChildrens after a clot was found in his neck.He tested positive for the leiden factor.I was negative. i would really appreciate any info on what it is Im dealing w.I also have a daughter who seems well but has not been tested,yet. I turned 40 2 days ago.I dont mean to bombard you,I hope you understand and appreciate that I am desperate for info. Unfortunately the drs here are giving me conflicting opinions and info. PLEASE HELP!!!
Thu, 12 Jan 2012
Report Abuse
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions ,   ,   ,  
Drug/Medication ,   ,  
Medical Topics ,  
General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi, Welcome to HealthcareMagic Forum.
May be you are suffering from Homocystinuria, you should be getting yourself examined by a Physician. It runs in families and it is a Genetically Inherited Disorder. You may require high doses of Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine).
A normal dose of folic acid supplement and added cysteine (an amino acid) in the diet is also helpful.
Kindly see your Doctor at the earliest as you need immediate medical attention.

Wish you Good Health and Take Care.
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
Share on
 

Related questions you may be interested in

doctor1 MD

I have a post operative DVT for which I was only prescribed aspirin until an ultra sound technician intervened. I am now on warfarin. What should I be doing to prevent the clot spreading further. The leg burns, but there is no discolouration. I am now wearing full length support hose as from yesterday. I am a very active person aged 86.?

doctor1 MD

Hi, may I answer your health queries right now ? Please type your query here...sir my father have sivear pain in left leg feet,last 5yrs back open heart surgery done by care hospitals in hyderabad ,we all ready consult the doctors ,they done all the tests,finaly in feet nerves have blood clots,3 months should do the walk this is doctors advise,when my father try to walk still pain is there,so what advise ican get from doctor.

doctor1 MD

hello doc,i am27 year old.i was diagonsed with MTHFR 677- T MUTATION/POLYMORPHISM: (Present TT) after four miscarriage . i am really worried& nervous about this.i live in dubai but here medical is not good. one doctor suggest me you should take extra folic acid, B6, B12 and baby asprin also but i have lost my 4 child here .i can not take a risk of another m/c . i am not trust on that .can you please help me should i take these medicine or not. and which type of treatment i should take during pregnany or before pregnancy.

Recent questions on  Homocystinuria

doctor1 MD

Are you familiar with MTHFR

doctor1 MD

I have been identified with the following methylation mutations and want to know what kind of specialized testing you would recommend to see if I am having problems related to the defects. I also have three hetero and 11 homo defects associated...

doctor1 MD

Are you familiar with the mthfr gene and its possible mutation?

doctor1 MD

2yrs ago a clot was found in my left femoral.I was placed on Warfarin and had an IVC filter placed,prior to a surgical procedure.It took nearly a year @ 10mg per day to get my INR to 1.3. The first clot was resolved but more were found.Recently I moved to FL and my new GP diagnosed me w polycythemia,based on the levels of my lab results.Then I went to a hemotologist who says its not poly... but I do have the mthrfr mutationWhat is going on, what can I do?,my Mother a pulmonary embolism,. My Grandmother died of a stroke,my brother is currently being treated for a clot in his calf, and worst of all my 12 yr old nephew had to be airlifted to LomaLindaChildrens after a clot was found in his neck.He tested positive for the leiden factor.I was negative. i would really appreciate any info on what it is Im dealing w.I also have a daughter who seems well but has not been tested,yet. I turned 40 2 days ago.I dont mean to bombard you,I hope you understand and appreciate that I am desperate for info. Unfortunately the drs here are giving me conflicting opinions and info. PLEASE HELP!!!