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What are blood clotting disorders?

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Blood clotting disorders are conditions that make blood more likely to clot in the arteries and veins. These conditions may be inherited r you may get them later. They include:

  • High levels of things in the blood which cause blood to clot
  • Not enough blood-thinning) proteins
  • Elevated blood counts
  • Abnormal fibrinolysis
  • Unusual changes in the lining of the blood vessels

From: Vascular Diseases and Pain WebMD Medical Reference

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American Heart Association. 

Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on April 30, 2017

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American Heart Association. 

Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on April 30, 2017

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