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can cancer cause inr levels to change

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Dr. Apurv Agrawal
18 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Coumadin (warfarin): Assuming your not on Coumadin (warfarin), other causes include liver disease, blood factor deficiencies.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hratch Karamanoukian
30 years experience Phlebology
Cancer and D-Dimer: Anything is possible and therefore you need to see your primary care physician for evaluation. D-Dimer is not sensitive test for any one particular pr ... Read More
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Dr. William A Biermann
45 years experience Medical Oncology
Biopsy when stable: The current studies suggest that there may be a cancer. The source could be the lung or thyroid. This could also be benign, but with the pe it will ne ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonga Nfor
15 years experience Cardiology
Not the cause.: Don't think the pain in your keg caused your inr to go up to 3.2. The inr typically fluctuates when you take warfarin (coumadin). 3.2 isn't bad, with ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Iron pancreas cancer: 33 M Ottawa: Can pancreatic cancer cause iron levels to increase? ANS: Can recall no biologically plausible mechanism for this to happen. But discuss ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Life: Spot acth levels fluctuate tremendously just from the transient stresses of living, or even without. Even if elevated from disease, they'll fluctuate ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
None reported: I am unaware of any literature that confirms any clinically significant interactions between multivitamins and depakote.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: It depends on the type of cancer. The highest levels are seen in an uncommon entity called hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis. You may consult this si ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zartash Gul
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: It can
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Khan
29 years experience Pediatrics
YES : YES it can, but you need full evaluation, by your physician, to make sure nothing else is wrong.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
No: Commonly inflamed gland from autoimmune problem see endocrinologist.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
Exercise: Exercise can raise HDL cholesterol.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Cushings: Syndrome but stress, obesity, contraveptives might also elevate. You need a Decadron (dexamethasone) supression test
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
Unlikely: Unlikely with normal T. Gynecomastia triggered by a decrease in the amount of the hormone testosterone compared with estrogen. Most cases of gynecomas ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Ross
Dr. Joel Ross answered
39 years experience Geriatrics
Ammonia levels/mono: In very rare cases, mono can lead to liver failure with elevated ammonia levels. That is why the liver tests are often monitored in the course of mon ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anne Larson
33 years experience Hepatology
Yes: Increases in ast, alt, and alkaline phosphatase have been reported. The elevations are usually small and reverse when Prednisone is discontinued. Lon ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Wosnitzer
17 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Thyroid hormone..: Thyroid hormone is controlled by the hypothalamus, anterior pituitary gland, and thyroid gland. Thyroid hormone exerts negative feedback control over ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
No: Inr levels are not affected by climate.
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A 70-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Not really : It may increase the psa very slightly but only briefly as part of an inflammatory response. But, generally, no. The psa should not be elevated high en ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Eilerman
19 years experience Endocrinology
Parathyroid likely: When high calcium levels are seen, an apparent thyroid nodule is actually an intrathyroidal parathyroid gland.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
43 years experience Psychiatry
A-hi10ug/dl,C-5ug/dl: Elevated lead in the body can be detected by the presence of changes in blood cells visible with a microscope and dense lines in the bones of children ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
B12: Generally less than 200 pg/ml.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Wagner
30 years experience General Surgery
Prolactin: Elevated prolactin levels have been linked to an increase in breast cancer risk, however most women who are not breastfeeding but are producing milk g ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience Family Medicine
Not related: Enchondroma is one type of benign (noncancerous) cartilage tumor that appears on the inside of the bone. These tumors usually begin and grow in childh ... Read More

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