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A 34-year-old female asked:

A few months ago had sob and chest pain. high d dimer, negative chest ct. now calf pain could still be a blood clot? why else high d dimer?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Need to evaluate: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see a hematologist and get evaluated for thrombophilia. Elevated D-dimer per se is not of concern, but your prior history suggestive of venous thrombosis, makes it more serious.
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