A 40-year-old member asked:
what blood disorder causes blood clots in the leg over and over again?
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Dr. Aasim Sehbai answered
24 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Blood clots : No of diseases can increase risk of blood clot. Some of them are genetic such as factor v leiden mutation, prothrombin gene mutation, protein c, s, at 3 deficiency, high homocysteine, mthfr mutation, anti phospholipid syndrome, pnh etc. Some acquired like after surgery, use of ocp, trauma, long distance travelling, smoking, pregnancy and certain cancers esp pancreatic, brain, stomach etc.
Answered on Feb 11, 2019
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