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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Antithrombin Iii Deficiency

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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

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Can I get another stroke or AVN from my antithrobin III deficiency and protein S bleeding disorders even when on Coumadin (warfarin)?

Can I get another stroke or AVN from my antithrobin III deficiency and protein S bleeding disorders even when on Coumadin (warfarin)?

Yes but......: The idea is to reduce your risk of stroke. You should take some time to discuss stroke prevention with your neurologist the next visit. Set aside at least 20 minutes to get a better idea of the risks and benefits of taking Coumadin (warfarin) with your bleeding /clotting diathesis. Make sure when you confirm your appointment with the stroke specialist you let his staff know you will have lots of questions ...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?

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 is the treatment if one person has all of these: protein s, protein c and anti thrombin III deficinecy?

Unlikely situation: It is very unlikely for a person to be deficient in all of these proteins. However, deficiency of even one predisposes a person to abnormal clotting and long tern treatment with warfarin may be needed. ...Read more

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Will vitamin/mineral deficiency cause eczema-like symptoms? (if yes, what vitamin(s) or mineral(s)?)

Will vitamin/mineral deficiency cause eczema-like symptoms? (if yes, what vitamin(s) or mineral(s)?)

Yes: Low zinc levels, low magnesium levels as well a deficiencies in vitamins c, b2, and b6. Along with low essential fatty acids can be associated to eczema. Do not forget the strong hereditary and allergic component. ...Read more

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What are some nutrition deficiency diseases and their symptoms?

What are some nutrition deficiency diseases and their symptoms?

Too involved: Common nutritional deficiencies in the us are usually seen in alcoholics and include thiamine, magnesium, protein and folate (folic acid) deficiencies. Women in reproductive phase may have iron deficiency due to menstrual blood loss. People with eating disorders often have multiple deficiencies of vitamins and minerals. Symptoms: anemia, weakness, neuropathy, skin rashes, failure to thrive etc. ...Read more