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About Lupus Anticoagulant test

Lupus Anticoagulant test

₹3300 ₹2400

Know more about Lupus Anticoagulant test

You might have this test if you get blood clots that can't be explained. You may also have this test if you have repeated miscarriages.

Someone has had an unexplained blood clot in a vein or artery; signs and symptoms can range from pain, swelling, and discoloration in the leg in the case of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) to fatigue, sweating, and rapid breathing with a pulmonary embolism (PE). 

An individual has signs and symptoms of APS; these may be similar to the ones mentioned above. 

A woman experiences recurrent miscarriages

A person has a prolonged PTT test

The medications slow the time it takes for blood to clot. They also prevent clots from growing. Blood thinners also prevent more clots from forming in most patients. The most common blood thinners used today are heparin, low molecular weight heparin, and warfarin. 

Take the following steps to help prevent blood clots from forming: Avoid most birth control pills or hormone treatments for menopause (women). DO NOT smoke or use other tobacco products. Get up and move around during long plane flights or other times when you have to sit or lie down for extended periods. Move your ankles up and down when you cannot move around.

You will be prescribed blood-thinning medicines (such as heparin and warfarin) to help prevent blood clots: 

After surgery

After a bone fracture

With active cancer

When you need to set or lie down for long periods of time, such as during a hospital stay or recovering at home

You may also need to take blood thinners for 3 to 4 weeks after surgery to lower your risk of blood clots. 

Test Method 1 : Wrap an elastic band around your upper arm to stop the flow of blood. This makes the veins below the band larger so it is easier to put a needle into the vein. 

Clean the needle site with alcohoiPut the needle into the vein. More than one needle stick may be needed

Attach a tube to the needle to fill it with blood. 

Remove the band from your arm when enough blood is collectedPut a gauze pad or cotton ball over the needle site as the needle is removedPut pressure on the site and then put on a bandage. 

Report available : Turn around time is 24 hours. 

A person have a following symptoms should get this done: Blood clots in the legs, arms or the lungs

Stroke or heart attack

Recurrent miscarriages

Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS), excessive clotting disorder (thrombophilia)



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