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Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Fibrinogen Levels Low (Overview)

Level is a risk factor for serious bleeding. This can occur on a congenital basis, but the much more common circumstance is acquired, for example following chemotherapy for acute leukemia. The level is augmented with cryoprecipitate -- a plasma derived product which is rich in fibrinogen.


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What is the definition or description of: fibrinogen levels low?

What is the definition or description of: fibrinogen levels low?

A low fibrinogen: Level is a risk factor for serious bleeding. This can occur on a congenital basis, but the much more common circumstance is acquired, for example following chemotherapy for acute leukemia. The level is augmented with cryoprecipitate -- a plasma derived product which is rich in fibrinogen. ...Read more

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Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Fibrinogen Levels Low (Overview)

Level is a risk factor for serious bleeding. This can occur on a congenital basis, but the much more common circumstance is acquired, for example following chemotherapy for acute leukemia. The level is augmented with cryoprecipitate -- a plasma derived product which is rich in fibrinogen.


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Worried about triglyceride level at 178 and fibrinogen activity level is low at 183 mg/dl ref range(175-425) have been feeling shortness of breath?

Worried about triglyceride level at 178 and fibrinogen activity level is low at 183 mg/dl ref range(175-425) have been feeling shortness of breath?

Need more info: How tall are you and how much do you weigh? If you are even slightly overweight, lose weight, not easy, but essential. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Treating Low Potassium (Checklist)

Consume magnesium rich foods, 500 mg /day
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Consume potassium rich foods, 3,500 mg daily
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Limit alcohol intake to no mre than 1 oz /day.
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My fibrinogen level is currently 143, should I be concerned?

Symptoms?: Is there a particular reason why you had your fibrinogen checked? Have you had a bleeding symptoms? Do you have any other "abnormal" labs measuring the coagulation cascade? For most labs, the low normal range for fibrinogen is 150, so you are just below that. Without knowing more about your particular clinical situation, your level of fibrinogen is not worrisome. ...Read more

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My fibrinogen level is 5.4 cut of 4.7 is this dangerous my appt is also increased 45.2 cut of 36.5 really scared ?

My fibrinogen level is 5.4 cut of 4.7 is this dangerous my appt is also increased 45.2 cut of 36.5 really scared ?

Circulating Anticoag: If you meant aPTT, you may have what's called a circulating amici agility. Do not be scared. Ask questions, see a hematologist for further testing. Most times, aspirin daily is all you need. Please seek all the information you can get. Until you have answers, DO NOT GET PREGNANT, and maybe take a baby aspirin daily until further advised by your doctors ...Read more

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What is low d-dimer by high fibrinogen?

What is low d-dimer by high fibrinogen?

Clotting proteins: D-dimer is a breakdown product of fibrin that has been crosslinked, thus in elevated levels it indicates active clot lysis. Fibrinogen is a clotting factor normally present in the blood and needed to make fibrin, an essential part of a clot. In some settings, fibrinogen will go up in response to inflammatory or other stimuli. ...Read more

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Managing Low Blood Sugar (Checklist)

Avoid skipping meals
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Keep fruit with you at all times if you feel hypoglycemic
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Please answer! what does a low d-dimer by high fibrinogen mean?

Clots coming ; going: D-dimer is increased with breakdown of clots to crosslinked fibrin. Fibrinogen forms fibrin whose fibers become crosslinked to form a clot. So high fibrinogen infers clot formation, not breakdown, so d-dimer is inferred to be low. ...Read more

Dr. Raymond Migrino
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Fibrinogen (Definition)

Is a key element of the clotting cascade. It is the precursor to fibrin. The conversion ...Read more