A 39-year-old member asked:
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expert opinions? what kind of conditions involve excessive clotting of blood?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Hypercoagulable stat: Blood clotting is like Goldilocks. You want it just right. Not enough clotting & you bleed. Too much clotting (hypercoagulable state or disorder) & you are at increase risk for strokes, heart attacks, venous thromboembolism & pulmonary embolism. Check out http://labtestsonline.org/understanding/conditions/hypercoagulable-disorders/ & http://www.hematology.org/Patients/Bleeding.aspx
Answered on Aug 27, 2020
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wang answered
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Hypercoagulable : Protein C deficiency, protein S deficiency, anti-thrombin III deficiency and anti-phospholipid syndrome are 4 main conditions for hypercoagulable state.
Answered on Aug 28, 2020

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