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North Hills, CA
A 44-year-old female asked:

Slightly elevated d-dimer, ldh, and crp. had a ct angiogram due to sob but no blood clot. have been having foot and leg pain on and off for weeks but nothing severe. breast cancer survivor. my oncologist doesn't say much. should i ask for more tests?

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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 36 years experience
If your oncologist seem not to say much then you should ask and have any doc ordering tests explain the test and reason ordered =then explain the results to you. It is not right to ask for tests without specific reason, each test is ordered to obtain specific knowledge to understand disease. Pl do that. Good luck and treat
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