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Can a blood test detect blood clots in legs?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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In brief: More useful to

Exclude clots.
A blood test may be done as a screening test to check for clots, not specifically in the legs. These tests, if negative are useful in excluding blood clots, but positive results have many false positives.

In brief: More useful to

Exclude clots.
A blood test may be done as a screening test to check for clots, not specifically in the legs. These tests, if negative are useful in excluding blood clots, but positive results have many false positives.
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