Factor V Leiden life expectancy

What is the life expectancy of someone with Factor V Leiden?

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ICD9 and ICD10 codes of Factor V Leiden

ICD10 code of Factor V Leiden and ICD9 code

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Is Factor V Leiden contagious?

Is Factor V Leiden contagious?

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Is Factor V Leiden hereditary?

Is Factor V Leiden hereditary?

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FACTOR V LEIDEN

A genetic mutation that causes blood clots. It is heritary and can be passes by one or 2 parents. Most with factor V will not be affected by clots, but are at higher risk. With no outward symptoms, factor V is controlled by one or more including: medication, stockings, ivc filter, surgery, and dietary changes.

Synonyms:
Associated with clot development in legs or arms:
Pain
Heat
Swelling
Redness
Associated with clot in lungs:
Dry cough
Pain
Heart racing or beating hard
Lightheadedness
Short of breath

SYSTEMS AFECTED

Circulatory system
Circulatory system
Reproductive system
Reproductive system

Symptoms

  • No outward symptoms are known aside from developing a clot.

Treatments

  • Anticoagulants
  • Compression stocking
  • IVC filter
  • Surgery
  • Specialist who treat it

    Hematology

    Stories of Factor V Leiden

    STORY
    Factor V Leiden stories
    I was diagnosed in 2001 after a series of TIA's and a smart neurologist who suspected there was something more to be investigated since I had a history of DVT's and my mother's family has had numerous blood clots.  Since then I was also diagnos...
    Factor V Leiden stories
    I was diagnosed in March of this year after having my 2nd Pulmonary Embolism.  The doctors could not figure out where my blood clots were coming from since I did not have any DVT's.  I have both genes, so I will be on blood thinners the res...
    Factor V Leiden stories
    My name is Martin R. Lemieux, and for over 20 years now I’ve survived five DVTs – blood clots in my left leg, one clot in my right leg, and another clot in my left pelvic area. As if that wasn’t enough, I’ve also had to manage...
    Factor V Leiden stories
    In the spring of 2010, I was working and felt that it was a little difficult to bend my right knee / walk - I felt very little swelling / heat so I thought little of it, especially in light of a prior history of having knee problems in that same leg....
    Factor V Leiden stories
    I sat and played World of Warcraft for two hours straight. When I got up the back of my right leg hurt behind my knee. My lower leg started swelling. I made a dr's spot, for after work, in two weeks when they had an late afternoon opening. I had been...

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    Statistics of Factor V Leiden

    31 people with Factor V Leiden have taken the SF36 survey. Mean of Factor V Leiden is 1618 points (45 %). Total score ranges from 0 to 3,600 being 0 the worst and 3,600 the best. Take the SF36 Survey

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