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What can I expect in an appointment for a blood clot disorder?

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Dr. Trent Proffitt
Surgery - Vascular
2 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

Risk factor assessment such as being on the pill, hx of long travel, etc.
Also a workup may include a hypercoagulable workup by drawing a lot of blood and sending it off for evaluation to see if you have "sticky blood.".

In brief: Depends

Risk factor assessment such as being on the pill, hx of long travel, etc.
Also a workup may include a hypercoagulable workup by drawing a lot of blood and sending it off for evaluation to see if you have "sticky blood.".
Dr. Trent Proffitt
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Dr. Leila Wing
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Medical history ques

Medical history questions.
Your doctor may ask when you have had a blood clot (leg or lungs or brain), what circumstances were involved, if you were recently pregnant, family history of clotting disorders, recent travel, certain other medical conditions like lupus, were you on blood thinners, have you had any miscarriages, do you have a history of any cancers, which medications are you taking.

In brief: Medical history ques

Medical history questions.
Your doctor may ask when you have had a blood clot (leg or lungs or brain), what circumstances were involved, if you were recently pregnant, family history of clotting disorders, recent travel, certain other medical conditions like lupus, were you on blood thinners, have you had any miscarriages, do you have a history of any cancers, which medications are you taking.
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