Patient Comments: Homocysteine - Testing

Please describe the decision to test you or someone you know for blood homocysteine levels.

Comment from: kaybo24, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: July 13

I have low homocysteine level. Doctor prescribed folic acid. I had deep vein thrombosis 3 times, 2 of which were while on Coumadin; I am now on Xarelto.

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