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What causes blood clotting?

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Dr. Claude Parola
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
Blood clotting: There are proteins in our body such as thrombin, prothrombin, fibrin that play an important role in blood clotting, also blood paticles called platelets take part of coaguation. When the endothelium( inside lining of blood cell) is damage, there is a complex reaction that occurs between palelets, certains clotting factors which in turn prevent further blood loss from the damaged blood vessels.
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A 19-year-old female asked:

What is the cause of blood clotting during menstration?

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Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Clotting factors: Your blood contains clotting factors that allow you to clot after your endometrial lining has been shed. THis prevents you from losing endless blood and controls the amount of bleeding you experience
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Last updated Sep 22, 2019


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