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what can cause excessive clotting of the blood?

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Dr. Steven Hill
22 years experience Family Medicine
Many reasons: A variety of genetic abnormalities can cause this as well as some cancers. See your doctor if you have specific concerns.
Answered on Jun 28, 2012

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