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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rupesh Parikh
26 years experience Medical Oncology
See below: Could be normal such as pts with lupus anti-coagulant or a bleeding disorder ( von willebrand ) ; rec go see a hematologist to eval.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
24 years experience General Surgery
Repeat labs: The laboratory findings are slightly abnormal. Repeat the studies one week later to see if any variation. If persistent then your pediatrician may r ... Read More
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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
Needs follow-up: Prolonged PTT can be a transient phenomenon after "viral" infection. Expected normalized within 6 weeks. If prolongation persists beyond that period, ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
21 years experience Rheumatology
There is: There is a lot going here and we need more detail to comment. High creatinine could mean kidney involvement from lupus or dehydration----we need full ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Omar Esponda
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Thrombophilia: In the right circumstances an elevated DRVVT and a PTT-LA could help in the diagnosis of antiphospholipid antibody syndrome. Depending on the circums ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
17 years experience Family Medicine
OB-Gyn Consult: Partial thromboplastin time (PTT) is a blood test that measures the time it takes your blood to clot. A longer-than-normal PTT or APTT can mean a lac ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
How elevated?: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Scuba
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
High ptt: There are many causes of miscarriage. A high ptt is something that should be investigated among other things for general health, not only miscarriage. ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
29 years experience Anesthesiology
That may be the: Therapeutic target. Discuss with the treating physician. Risks are bleeding and bruising.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connerly
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Need to know more: You have not given enough info to give an accurate answer. Are you peregnant? Do you have any other acute or chronic problem, or cancer going on?
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
PTT and ARR: Are a mildly elevated PTT and mildly elevated Coagulation Factor VIII Activity, as all as a high ALDO/PRA RATIO something to be concerned about and is ... Read More
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