On Coumadin vs off coumadin and death because of rare Tumors

Patient : Was on coumadin 11 years for Factor 5 Leiden. was taken off 6 mos. ago. Have suffered with migrain headaches since. Do you think dcing coumadin was wise, since I have had two strokes and many TIA's? Had first stroke at age 47. Second age 60 Youngest daugther died last year. sudden cardic arrest from rare tmour on the flap of aortia found up on autopsy---Papillary Fibroelascoma. My middle daughter has Facor 5 Leiden and the same type tumor on outside of her heart (left side). Should it stya there or be removed? How do I find a Pathologist or Scientist who wants to study these rare tumors? I want to set up an oragnization in my late daughters name to help pay for research.
Doctor :   This question is currently in queue and will be answered shortly by one of our doctors. In the meantime you may browse our library of answered questions by clicking here.

Related Q&A

Q: My father had a series of strokes and is bleeding on both sides of the brain. He is somewhat aware but cant talk or ...

Q: My mom is 77 years old. She is 130 pounds and 5 ft 2 ins tall. She leads an active life. She is on medication for ...

Q: I was wondering if you'd be able to tell if it is more likely that my grandfather suffered from a seizure or stroke? ...

Q: Did what happened to me in my symptoms mean I had a stroke or a migraine headache?

Q: I had a stroke in May 2015. I have multiple issues. 1: my hand "fell asleep" and is not improving as is the...


Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon