D dimer

What is D dimer?

D-dimer is a fibrin degradation product, a small protein fragment present in the blood after a blood clot is degraded by fibrinolysis. It is so named because it contains two crosslinked D fragments of the fibrin protein.

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Chest flutters and needle like pain in left chest sent me to er the other day. D dimer level was .89 and just got another reading today and it's...

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Bleeding cause for oscillations in D dimer level..

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Hi,

1. D-dimer is a lab assay which reflects the fibrinolytic...

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I recently went to the ER with pain in my chest when breathing deeply. They did blood tests and my D-dimer result was .64. They then did a CT which...

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yes, inflammation can cause increase

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HI, thanks for using healthcare magic

D dimer is formed from the breakdown of a...

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I recently had a DVT. At that moment my D-Dimer was at 3.3. I am presently on Xarelto. My D-Dimer has come down to 0.88. PT is now at 23.5, INR at...

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Explained

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I appreciate your concern

If you are on xarelto (Rivaroxaban) then both D Dimers and...

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