A 31-year-old male asked:
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would normal cbc, metabolic panel, esr, crp, pt, aptt, d-dimer make multiple myeloma or waldenstrom macroglobulinemia unlikely? given a presumptive diagnosis of von willebrand at age 31 with no known family history. concerned it may be acquired form.

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Not right tests: If you wish to be tested for multiple myeloma or Waldenstrom, you should have serum protein electrophoresis and immunofixation electrophoresis and if needed similar studies on urine. It is not a do it yourself diagnosis and your doctor should order the tests, if warranted.
Answered on Oct 15, 2017
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Exactly
May 24, 2016

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