Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Prothrombin Deficiency Treatment

There is no cure for factor 2 deficiency. Treatment for factor 2 deficiency usually includes fresh frozen plasma, factor 2 concentrate, and vitamin K. Patients should avoid aspirin, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications, and other medications that can promote bleeding.

Treatment for factor 2 deficiency may include:

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Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat factor 2 deficiency:

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Last Updated: Oct 13, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Prothrombin Deficiency References
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