Can there be prolonged bleeding time with normal clotting time and vice versa?
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Not sure I understand your question. Are you asking if you can have prolonged bleeding in the presence of abnormal blood tests for clotting (PT, PTT)? If this is the question, then yes it is possible. In order for blood to clot you need clotting factors produced mainly by the liver and also platelets. Platelets are the cells in the body that clump together to form blood clots. The number of platelets can be checked with a CBC, but this only tells the number of platelets not their function. The bleeding time is a test to evaluate platelet function, but it is not used anymore. Bleeding time only reflects platelet function and not the function of the clotting factors. The PT and PTT are blood tests that evaluate the function of the clotting factors. So, if you are asking if you could have prolonged bleeding in the presence of a normal PTT and PT? Yes, this would be possible if the platelet counts were low or if the platelets are not functioning normally. It would also be possible to have
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