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I had 3 to 4 blood clots in lungs and hospital did a test to see why i had them fibringen antithrombin III protein c protein c antigen all high?

I had 3 to 4 blood clots in lungs and hospital did a test to see why i had them fibringen antithrombin III protein c protein c antigen all high?

Not the cause of PE: Pulmonary embolism (pe) is an abnormal clot. Your docs are looking for cause. Fibrinogen is an acute phase reactant and is not likely a cause of your clot. Low protein c and low at-iii can contribute to pe; however your values are high and therefore did not contribute to your pe. I am sure your docs are looking for other causes. Good luck. ...Read more

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What does a low antithrombin III antigen mean?

What does a low antithrombin III antigen mean?

Risk of blood clot: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, if the test was done correctly, it means that you are at risk for developing blood clots. You may wish to consult a hematologist for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I had 3 to 4 blood clots in lungs and hospital did a test to see why i had them fibringen antithrombin III protein c protein c antigen all high?

Not the cause of PE: Pulmonary embolism (pe) is an abnormal clot. Your docs are looking for cause. Fibrinogen is an acute phase reactant and is not likely a cause of your clot. Low protein c and low at-iii can contribute to pe; however your values are high and therefore did not contribute to your pe. I am sure your docs are looking for other causes. Good luck. ...Read more

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I got test back that said my fibringen activity antithrobin III protein c protein c antigen were high watch would that mean thank u?

I got test back that said my fibringen activity antithrobin III protein c protein c antigen were high watch would that mean thank u?

Need more info: None of these labs being higher than normal value are clinically problematic. You did not say why the labs were done; i assume you must have an abnormal clot. Low at-iii and low protein c can be related to abnormal clotting. ...Read more

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How do class III elastics work?

How do class III elastics work?

Class III stockings: Compression is the way they work, stopping the pooling of blood in the legs. Class 3 is 30 - 40 mm Hg. ...Read more

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Can III box elastics fix an overbite?

Can III box elastics fix an overbite?

Nope: Box elastics are usually used to close an open bite. Sounds like you need to see a qualified orthodontic specialist for a full evaluation and discussion of effective treatment options. ...Read more

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Do boys have their grow spurt in Tanner III or IV?

Do boys have their grow spurt in Tanner III or IV?

In males: "spurt" is seen throughout puberty, as growth accelerates as puberty progresses, but is most rapid in state IV. ...Read more

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Will CAP III proceed to COPD?

Will CAP III proceed to COPD?

No: CAP can be treated with antibiotics in most cases with resolution of CAP. COPD is chronic obstructive disease mostly associated with smoking or genetic abnormality. People with COPD are at higher risk of developing CAP ...Read more

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What is a complex III deficiency?

What is a complex III deficiency?

C3 deficiency: Inherited deficiencies of complement components predispose patients to bacterial infections and autoimmune disorders. C3 deficiency results in severe, recurrent infections with encapsulated bacteria that begin shortly after birth. Patients with c3 deficiency are especially prone to infections with pneumococcus and h. Influenza. ...Read more