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How bleeding time and clotting time is affected during dic?

How bleeding time and clotting time is affected during dic?

Easy way to do: Before surgery you will have preop clearance they will check all these things, will not do surgery unless these number under control. ...Read more

Bleeding Time (Definition)

Bleeding time is a medical test done on someone to assess their platelet function a blood pressure cuff is inflated around your upper arm. While the cuff is on your arm, the health care provider makes two small cuts on the lower arm. They are just deep enough to cause a tiny amount of bleeding. The health care provider records the time it takes for the ...Read more


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Why bleeding time is shorter than clotting time?

Why bleeding time is shorter than clotting time?

Platelets: The old clotting time tests only the coagulation factors, which tend to act more slowly. The bleeding time tests platelets, your circulating band-aids, which are there for small nicks. Reference ranges differ but results in individual patients depend on what's going on. ...Read more

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Why bleeding time is smaller than clotting time ?

Why bleeding time is smaller than clotting time ?

Bleeding & Clotting : The tests measure different aspects of your blood homeostatic system. The bleeding time measures the ability to form a platelet plug, which is usually fast. No clot has formed yet. The clotting times measure different "arms" of your clotting cascade - times to actually form a clot, and that takes longer than the primary platelet plug i referred to previously. ...Read more

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What do these tests do: clotting time, bleeding time, prothrombin time?

What do these tests do: clotting time, bleeding time, prothrombin time?

Screen: These are various assays to look for problems with the platelets (especially bleeding time) and some of the clotting factors (prothrombin time, the old-fashioned clotting time). Good luck with your workup. ...Read more

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B12 inj(500mcg) for a week, does it increase clotting time,bleeding time?does it affect prothrombin time & INR? what supplements needed on B12 therapy

B12 inj(500mcg) for a week, does it increase clotting time,bleeding time?does it affect prothrombin time & INR? what supplements needed on B12 therapy

B12: B12 itself will not influence clotting or bleeding. However, as anemia corrects, blood clotting improves. Platelet count can raise as B12 improves marrow. Take folic acid, other B vitamins, and get potassium from food. ...Read more

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Waht is the effect of bleeding time during fever?

Waht is the effect of bleeding time during fever?

Increased bleeding: Fever does cause an increase in bleeding time. The higher the temperature the longer the bleeding time relatively. Taking aspirin for the fever would also increase the bleeding time ...Read more

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Bleeding during delivery. Is that dic?

Bleeding during delivery. Is that dic?

Probably not: A good amount of bleeding is normal after delivery. Dic is a condition where blood clotting factors are used up (usually due to massive hemorrhage) resulting in an inability for blood to clot where it needs to. Most bleeding at the time of delivery stops because uterine muscle contracts over big blood vessels in the uterus, so dic usually is not an issue. ...Read more

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Blood coagulation status require bleeding time?

Blood coagulation status require bleeding time?

Risk of bleeding: Bleeding time is no longer used as it is a poor predictor of bleeding risk, clotting time is too crude a test, prothrombin time tests the status of one branch of the coagulation pathway. Usually pt and PTT and platelet count are used as screening tests to assess risk of abnormal bleeding. ...Read more

Dr. James Chapman
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Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (Definition)

This is a condition where the body's normal blood clotting and thinning mechanisms are disrupted and small blood clots form in the small vessels. These numerous clots cause consumption of the body's clotting factors and then bleeding occurs. Infection is the most common ...Read more


Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more