“I want and got a protein S panel done and my doctor was kind of confused… 1) my protein S activity is 30 out of range. Normal is 60-140. 2) my protein S free is 29 out of range. Normal is 64-131. 3) my protein S antigen is 61 out of range. Normal is 70-140. Does that mean I have a protein S deficiency because my levels are out of range? If so is it still safe to get a tummy tuck and breast augmentation done?”, ask a RealSelf user.
“You will need a comprehensive work up and recommendation by a hemotologist and then proceed with the surgery.”, explains Aristocrat’s certified surgeon Dr. Kevin Tehrani, M.D., F.A.C.S, F.A.C.S. “They will likely recommend Lovenox injections before and after surgery. This does increase your chances of bruising and likely not increase bleeding tendency. I have performed these procedures in my practice with the before mentioned criteria. Best of luck.”
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