High ldh level Home › Forums › Melanoma: Newly Diagnosed – Stages I & II › High ldh level This topic is empty. Viewing 2 posts - 1 through 2 (of 2 total) Author Posts October 4, 2013 at 10:40 pm #21612 CoachannParticipant My preop blood test came back with an elevated ldh level -almost double the high end numbers. Does this indicate spreading. My sln and wre are in two weeks. October 5, 2013 at 1:00 am #62666 cohanjaParticipant The LDH is used by some docs for stage IV patients who are on therapy to check for elevation. There really isn’t any bloodwork to determine melanoma spread or presence. Author Posts Viewing 2 posts - 1 through 2 (of 2 total) The forum ‘Melanoma: Newly Diagnosed – Stages I & II’ is closed to new topics and replies.