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.

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Factor V Leiden life expectancy

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

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Is Factor V Leiden contagious?

Is Factor V Leiden contagious?

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Celebrities with Factor V Leiden

Celebrities with Factor V Leiden

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Is Factor V Leiden hereditary?

Is Factor V Leiden hereditary?

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Associated with clot development in legs or arms:
Associated with clot in lungs:
Dry cough
Heart racing or beating hard
Short of breath


Circulatory system
Circulatory system
Reproductive system
Reproductive system


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


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

    ICD9 and ICD10 codes of Factor V Leiden

    ICD10 code of Factor V Leiden and ICD9 code

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    Natural treatment of Factor V Leiden

    Is there any natural treatment for Factor V Leiden?

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    Living with Factor V Leiden

    Living with Factor V Leiden. How to live with Factor V Leiden?

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    Factor V Leiden symptoms

    Which are the symptoms of Factor V Leiden?

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    Stories of Factor V Leiden

    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...
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    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
    First two DVT's unprovoked except for the flu.  Hypo-Thyroid too.  On coumadin first, too many side affects, now on Xarelto.  Tried all natural blood thinners didn't help.  Now on Xarelto and natural blood thinners. Still don't br...

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    Statistics of Factor V Leiden

    33 people with Factor V Leiden have taken the SF36 survey. Mean of Factor V Leiden is 1610 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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