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Bleeding and Clotting Disorders

My d-dimer level

01/24/2008

Question:

MY D-DIMER LEVEL WAS 2000. I WAS D/C FROM HOSP. EALY 40`S WAS TOLD DID NOT HAVE A CLO IN MY LINGS NOR HEART. my right leff felt like fire waas set to it an hour ago . do not understand why further testingwas not done.

Answer:

Thank you for visiting NetWellness. Please note, NetWellness is not an emergency service.

There can be several reasons for elevated d-dimer besides blood clots. You should confer with your physician about this.

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Response by:

Eric H Kraut, MD Eric H Kraut, MD
Professor of Hematology
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University