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my husband is 85 and has pains in both sides. his stomach is

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my husband is 85 and has pains in both sides. his stomach is black and blue.also his penis and testicles are als going blue
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
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it sounds like he could be having unexplained bleeding and bruising.

Dr. David :

this can be quite serious.

Dr. David :

he has pains on both sides of his abdomen?

Dr. David :

hello?

JACUSTOMER-2cy9xmmh- :

he has had a chest infection and was on antibiotics he is also on warfarin and was takeing lemsip could this have caused it

Dr. David :

yes, warfarin can cause excessive bruising and bleeding and pain.

Dr. David :

he should go to the A&E tonight.

Dr. David :

and get his blood coagulation levels checked.

Dr. David :

he could be too high on his warfarin dose

Dr. David :

sometimes infections can affect the body's metabolism of warfarin.

Dr. David :

do you have any other questions?

JACUSTOMER-2cy9xmmh- :

what about the lemsip does it contain asperin

Dr. David :

Lemsip max cold & flu direct lemon sachets contain two active ingredients, paracetamol (1000mg) and phenylephrine hydrochloride (12.2mg)

Dr. David :

Lemsip Max All-In-One contains phenylephrine, guaifenesin and paracetamol

JACUSTOMER-2cy9xmmh- :

what about flomoxalin antibiotics

Dr. David :

flomoxalin doesn't contain aspirin

Dr. David :

and shouldn't cause bleeding.

Dr. David :

but his infection can cause things like DIC which can cause bleeding.

Dr. David :

he needs to go to the A&E and get his bloods checked.

Dr. David :

he might have to go into the hospital if his bleeding and bruising doesn't get into control.

Dr. David :

he needs blood testing to check his INR levels right away.

Dr. David :

since he is on coumadin.

JACUSTOMER-2cy9xmmh- :

thank you

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you are welcome

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