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A 34-year-old female asked:

Hi i recently had testing do to a miscarriage. my protein c level was elevated at a value of 202. also my anti thrombin 3 was elevated value 126. what if any underlying conditions will cause elevation. i have been told to follow up with a rheumatologist.

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Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Autoimmune disorders: There are numerous autoimmune disorders that can contribute to increased risk of miscarriage. In addition there may be abnormal clotting disorders related to protein C & thrombin. A thorough evaluation with a specialist in autoimmune disorders is recommended to avoid a recurrence. Best of luck.

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Last updated May 10, 2015

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