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Does The Blood Test Prothrombin Time Evaluate Extrinsic Or Intrinsic Clotting
Blood clotting : Defective. Prolonged prothrombin time can be due to deficiency of a number of coagulation factors. A common cause it treatment with warfarin/coumdain. Liver disease is an other common reason for prolonged pt. Depending on the prolongation, the person may be at risk of bleeding. ...Read more
Measures clot factor: This is a test that measures clotting factor activity. All these factors are synthesized in the liver, except factor viii, so this is also a check on the capability of the liver as well. If this is high, it can be from a deficiency or incabability of the factors or a liver failure issue, like cirrhosis, or a vitamin k deficiency from fat malabsorption. This shoud be worked-up dr.'s office. ...Read more
Can mean Vit K low.: If prothrombin time blood test is high, without other high levels, it can mean a vitamin k deficiency or warfarin use. Vitamin k helps in the function and viability of factors ii, vii, ix, and x and these affect prothrombin time. If there are other levels altered, it could be a factor v, or x deficiency, disseminated intravascular coagulation (dic), or liver failure. See your doctor to be sure. ...Read more
I noticed purple spot on my leg and i took blood test. My prothrombin level was 120 (normaly it must be 70-100) how can it effect on my health?
Had full blood test and now been asked to go back to doctors as blood clotting test is not normal. What could this mean? I go back tomorrow morning.
Not enough info: There are many test that are related to clotting. The most basic is the platelet level. This is most likely test done on a 22 year olds basic labs. However if you went in w a specific complaint that they ordered more specific labs for then it would be hard to say. I encourage you to try and get a good nights rest and discuss in the morning with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got a positive ept, two days later started bleeding and clotting, two days later got a negative blood test, now 6 days after- im cramping?
I am on day 14 of my period after being 2 months late, 2 neg hpt and neg blood test, i'm clotting and worried...What going on?
Ache in arm during blood test and after. Do i need to be concerned about the pain or a risk of embolism? Don't have any clotting disorders.
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