Abnormal Bleeding Evaluation
- Bleeding from the gums
- Blood in the stool
- Rashes that look like broken blood vessels in the skin or bruises
- Pale skin
- Prolonged bleeding from minor wounds
Tests are usually necessary to evaluate coagulopathy.
Tests for coagulopathy include:
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PubMed Abnormal Bleeding References
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