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earlier this year i had prolonged pt and aptt, w/prolonged thrombin time. mixing study did not correct. dr thought lupus anticoagulant.coagulation studies this mo show only prolonged thrombin time. have sle. do coagulation studies change like that?

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Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
What else changed: we also like to have two repeat positive tests to make a diagnosis. Were you on any diferent medications that might have had an effect on the tests. These results should be discussed with your rheumatologist.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
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