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Normal pt high ptt means?

Normal pt high ptt means?

See below: Could be normal such as pts with lupus anti-coagulant or a bleeding disorder ( von willebrand ) ; rec go see a hematologist to eval. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my PT time is 21.4 and INR is 1.96?

What does it mean if my PT time is 21.4 and INR is 1.96?

Need to see doctor!: With the values you presented you need to be evaluated for the cause of these abnormal results. It is not a do it yourself issue. Please see your doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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Does it mean a baby is kicking? i havent had my cycle since july. do i need to take a pt test?

Does it mean a baby is kicking? i havent had my cycle since july. do i need to take a pt test?

Take a pregnancy: test now. If negative, take another one in 1 week. You are most likely pregnant given how long you have been late, but if you are on some contraception method, then it could be regulating your cycle as well. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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I have a torn rotator in pt while laying on my back i couldn't lift a 2.5 lb weight to the ceiling what does that mean?

I have a torn rotator in pt while laying on my back i couldn't lift a 2.5 lb weight to the ceiling what does that mean?

Rotator cuff: A torn rotator cuff can cause weakness of shoulder range of motion or limitations of motion. If it's a partial tear, there's a great opportunity to heal with rehabiltation. If it's a large tear, sometimes surgery is necessary. Start with the pt that was advised and if not better, see your doctor (ortho or sports medicine ideally). ...Read more

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A dr mentioned bunavail and said it had great pt assistance. .......what does that mean?

A dr mentioned bunavail and said it had great pt assistance. .......what does that mean?

Bunavail: has a program where patients with commercial insurance have a limited copay and cash pay patients receive a significant discount. Each provider may have 2 patients who may receive their medication free for ? 6 months if they qualify based on income. Suboxone has a program called here to help that each provider may have 3 qualified patients receive medication for 12 months. check with your MD ...Read more

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Can a bilirubin of 74 in a mcrc pt mean liver failing ?

Can a bilirubin of 74 in a mcrc pt mean liver failing ?

Possibly: It can mean that the liver is failing but it may also mean that there is some blockage to flow of fluids out of the liver causing an elevation in the bilirubin. In a cancer patient it may also mean that there are liver metastases causing the elevation/ ...Read more

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Bronchiectasis pt. oxygen keep dropping without sup.O2 . what does this mean? Any solution?

Bronchiectasis pt. oxygen keep dropping without sup.O2 . what does this mean? Any solution?

Call pulmonologist: There are many conditions associated with bronchiectasis and thus the solution would depend on the cause. Having said that, the dropping pO2 points to a deteriorating lung function . It is best to contact your doctor to find a solution (controlling infection and improving sputum clearance would be the first step) ...Read more

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Mcrc pt, after 2nd chemo round of oxyplatin and raltitrexed , cea from 80 has dropped to 55. What can this mean ?

Mcrc pt, after 2nd chemo round of oxyplatin and raltitrexed , cea from 80 has dropped to 55. What can this mean ?

Encouragement!: Although the tumor markers like CEA are not always reliable but in general the correlate with a response to treatment. But it typically takes 3 values done one month apart to be certain that the tumor is responding well and that you are getting better. This can and should be confirmed with an imaging test like a CT scan or Ultrasound, depending on the location of the tumor mets. ...Read more

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