Women with antiphospholipid syndrome are treated during pregnancy
with blood-thinning medicines (heparin, aspirin, or both) to prevent clotting
problems and pregnancy loss.
Other types of blood-clotting
disorders (thrombophilias) can cause similar pregnancy problems. Your doctor
can test for various blood-clotting disorders.
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February 01, 2013
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