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Is faceal calprotectin same as testing for c - reactive protein in blood test ? Do they test for same thing or different organism ?

Is faceal calprotectin same as testing for c - reactive protein in blood test ? Do they test for same thing or different organism ?

Different: It's a screen from Crohn's and ulcerative colitis and perhaps other inflammatory problems specific to the gut. The C-reactive protein is a test (in my opinion often misleading) for systemic inflammation. ...Read more

Dr. Afshine Emrani
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Inr (Definition)

Could mean interventional neuro radiology which is minimally invasive field, or international normalized ration which is a lab ...Read more


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I was tested for deep vein thrombosis in blood test and ultrasound on calf for my pain. Both normal. could both be false normal and i still have it?

I was tested for deep vein thrombosis in blood test and ultrasound on calf for my pain. Both normal. could both be false normal and i still have it?

No test is ever: 100%, but the combination of a negative d-dimer test(I assume) and ultrasound means that the chance of thrombosis is extremely remote. ...Read more

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My recent blood test INR 1.12 APTT ratio 1.16 Beta-2 Microglobulin 1.50mg/L are they ok?

My recent blood test
INR 1.12
APTT ratio 1.16
Beta-2 Microglobulin 1.50mg/L
are they ok?

It depends: Yes these values are all within normal limits, but depending upon the issues of what these tests were performed for that could either be a good thing or a bad thing or possibly indifferent. ...Read more

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My 10 year old girl has an rash, still not diagnosed. May be petechiae. No other symptoms. Blood test normal, except for longer INR time. Ideas?

My 10 year old girl has an rash, still not diagnosed.  May be petechiae.  No other symptoms.  Blood test normal, except for longer INR time.  Ideas?

More info needed: A picture is worth a thousand words. Obviously a picture would be helpful to see as well as location. ...Read more

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Recurring petechiae spots on back of hands (doctor confirmed). Blood test a week ago showed normal platelets, normal PPT/INR. Alarming?

Recurring petechiae spots on back of hands (doctor confirmed). Blood test a week ago showed normal platelets, normal PPT/INR. Alarming?

Possible vasculitis: Petechiae may be blanching or non blanching. ie goes away when you press on it and then returns when you let go vs. not going away. Low platelets are a cause but not the only cause. Vasculitis or inflammation of the blood vessels may also do this. Normal platelets does not rule out this possibility. Its not normal to have petechial rash and needs workup with an internal medicine doctor ...Read more

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How often should i have to do a pt/inr blood test while taking Coumadin (warfarin) long term after massive pulmonary embolism ?

How often should i have to do a pt/inr blood test while taking Coumadin (warfarin) long term after massive pulmonary embolism ?

Warfarin monitoring: How often your INR needs to be checked depends on the stability achieved on your dosing regimen. On the average, if stable INRs are established, checks every two weeks or sometimes less frequently are done. If the INR isn't stable, more frequent checks are often necessary. ...Read more

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What does gra% mean in blood test?

What does gra% mean in blood test?

Granulocyte percent: The number gives no useful information beyond what can be learned from the absolute counts of granulocytes, lymphocytes and monocytes and a look at the peripheral smear. ...Read more