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D dimer test results is high. Ultrasound normal, VQ scan normal, thigh is still swollen and painful what would be next step?

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Dr. Kenneth Bennet
Nuclear Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Repeat ultrasound

Repeat ultrasound in a week if there is concern for deep venous thrombosis.

In brief: Repeat ultrasound

Repeat ultrasound in a week if there is concern for deep venous thrombosis.
Dr. Kenneth Bennet
Dr. Kenneth Bennet
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Dr. Steven Chmielewski
Diagnostic Radiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Repeat ultrasound.

It is possible to have a false negative exam. If the u/s is still negative, your doctor might want to order other tests such as ct or mri.

In brief: Repeat ultrasound.

It is possible to have a false negative exam. If the u/s is still negative, your doctor might want to order other tests such as ct or mri.
Dr. Steven Chmielewski
Dr. Steven Chmielewski
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Dr. Charles Glassman
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Swollen Thigh

Mri or ct scan of the pelvis and thigh.

In brief: Swollen Thigh

Mri or ct scan of the pelvis and thigh.
Dr. Charles Glassman
Dr. Charles Glassman
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Dr. Carlo Hatem
If there is a fracture you can do an X-ray, if signs of infection then antibiotics are needed
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