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13 Treatments for Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC)

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Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) is a rare, life-threatening condition that prevents blood from clotting normally. The blood clots reduce blood flow and can block blood from reaching bodily organs. This increased clotting can use up th[read article]

Tests for Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC)

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A prothrombin time (PT) test, measures the amount of time it takes for your blood plasma to clot. Prothrombin, also known as factor ll, is just one of many plasma p...  More
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Platelet Count
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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A partial thromboplastin time (PTT) test helps doctors assess your body's ability to form blood clots. Each time you bleed, it triggers a series of reactions k...  More
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Your doctor may recommend a factor II assay (test) to determine if your blood clots correctly. Factor ll is known as prothrombin and it is one of the substances in ...  More
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A fibrinogen activity test is also known as a factor I assay. It is used to determine the level of fibrinogen in your blood. Fibrinogen , or factor I, is a blood pl...  More
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Your doctor may recommend a factor VIII assay test to determine whether your body produces a healthy level of this particular coagulation factor. Your body needs fa...  More
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Quantitative D-Dimer Assay Test
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Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC) Screening
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A red blood cell count is a blood test that your doctor uses to find out how many red blood cells (RBCs) you have in your blood. It is also called an erythrocyte co...  More
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Fibrin degradation products (FDP) are substances that remain in your bloodstream after your body dissolves a blood clot. Clot dissolving is managed and regulated by...  More
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Medical Procedures for Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC)

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Transfusion of Fresh Frozen Plasma
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Prescribed Medications for Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC)

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HEPARIN (HEP a rin) is an anticoagulant. It is used to treat or prevent clots in the veins, arteries, lungs, or heart. It stops clots from forming or getting bigger...  More
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