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Do doctors at the ER check for blood clotting factors?
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Do doctors at the ER check for blood clotting factors?

I recently had a full blood panel; would they have checked for blood clotting factors?  I came in complaining about chest pain but they eventually cleared me and said it was either Acid Reflux or neuro-muscular?  ?Just curious/anxious.
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they dont test for them in a reg. pannel...if u think u have one tgey run a test called a D-dimer test it test for clots..i recently had a DVT that also caused a pulminary embolism.
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