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my prothrombine time (pt) inr is 0.9 what does this mean exactly

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Submitted: 8 years ago.
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Expert:  DoctorS replied 8 years ago.


Prothrombin time (PT) is a measure of the time it takes your blood to clot and the INR (International Normalized Ratio) is a ratio that is based on your PT that should be 1 in a regular person who is not on blood thinners. A value of 0.9 is normal if you are not on blood thinners.

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