Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC): Tests
, or DIC, is a condition in which clots form throughout the body’s small .
About Tests for DIC
Your doctor will diagnose (DIC) based on your medical history, a physical exam, and test results. Your doctor also will look for the cause of DIC.
DIC requires emergency . The condition can be life threatening if it’s not treated right away. If you have signs or symptoms of severe or clots, call 9-1-1 right away.
Medical History and Physical Exam
Your doctor will ask whether you have or have had any diseases or conditions that can trigger DIC. For more information about these diseases and conditions, go to “What Causes ?”
Your doctor will ask about signs and symptoms of clots and . He or she also will do a physical exam to look for signs and symptoms of blood clots and internal and external bleeding. For example, your doctor may look for bleeding from your …