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lupus anticoagulant and factor v leiden

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
23 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: The risk of blood clot development depends on weather you have one or two copies of the gene for Factor V deficiency, A person with 2 copies of the g ... Read More

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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
APL vs Medication : There are many options. This could be related to an associated lupus like syndrome in your settings or it could be due to your medications or both. Y ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
36 years experience Rheumatology
Maybe: The newer medications to prevent blood clots are not approved for use in the us for your condition. There is published research in europe showing tha ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Unclear question: If you have two doses of factor V Leiden, you are at risk.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: Positive is positive. However, it is the degree of positivity that is clinically important. Low positive values are generally not clinically important ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadine Yamusah
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Normally: a factor V deficiency can cause a prolonged thrombin time But your bleeding time and platelet count should be unaffected. Certain medications and ot ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atif Haque
17 years experience Neurosurgery
Use caution: Xarelto is awesome if you listen to the manufacturer. Unlike coumadin, (warfarin) you do not require regular blood draws to evaluate effect. However, ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Is he homozygous?: If your father is homozygous for factor v leiden, then you are at least a carrier or heterozygous. Even heterozygous people have about five fold great ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Mehra
43 years experience Pulmonology
Yes, you can: Yes if you are on adequate anticoagulant therapy.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: If your father is homozygous for the mutation, you are heterozygous for factor v leiden. If your father is heterozygous for the mutation you have a 5 ... Read More

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