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Symptoms Of Low Inr Levels
Low INR: Usually none, but u are taking a chance of getting the condition for wich it is given to prevent from. They are either systemic or pulmonary vascular thrombo-embolism. By keeping therapeutic inr we can prevent these complications, such as stroke, pulmonary embolism, venous or valve thrombosis. ...Read more
No, his INR was soooo low it was "off the charts low" - the dr's words. They needed to give him Vit K to increase INR level - why didn't
dr do this?
What does it mean if my Chromogranin test level was below the normal range? Does that indicate anything? I know an elevated level is Carcinoid but what about low? CgA= 1.1 APTT=29 INR= 1.0
CgA normal: CgA is a screening test for certain types of cancer (mostly those involving the endocrine (hormone) system. Any value below 76 ng/ml is simply "normal." Your APTT of 29 and INR of 1.0, which are tests of your blood clotting system, are also normal. If you have persistent or debilitating symptoms of any kind, you need to continue to follow up with your doctor. Best wishes. ...Read more
No but,,: A low INR is not a direct cause if pain. It stands for International Normalized Ratio and is the ratio of the patients prothrombin time to a normal prothrombin time value raised to the power of the ISI (international Sensitivity Index) or a ratio of tissue factor to a reference tissue factor. However if it's low it can mean that the blood is clotting more and can lead to thrombosis in patients. ...Read more
Symptoms-chronic fatigue, red swollen hands, thigh red&purple, scalp&face tender to touch. C reactive protein .68 high nuclear ab pos 1:25 INR low .9?
Need a consultation: The interpretation of these lab values and symptoms requires a more detailed evaluation with many questions and a physical examination. Many conditions could explain these numbers but the numbers are not diagnostic of any one condition. ...Read more
Anything above 1.5: The inr is a measure of how "thin" the blood is, typically due to the use of prescription blood thinners such as Coumadin (warfarin). A normal inr is 1.0. Anything above that is abnormal. For people on coumadin, the typical goal inr is 2.5 to 4.0 depending on the particular condition it is being used for. ...Read more
INR: An INR of 1.6 is elevated somewhat and can be associated with increased bleeding. It is not however a level of anticoagulation which we consider adequate to treat problems associated with pathologic clotting. It could be dangerous for some people however if they for instance have low platelet counts or ineffective platelet aggregation along with the INR 1.6. ...Read more