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What does thick blood mean?

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Dr. Dan Fisher answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

This is not a medical term. It is often used very imprecisely by lay people to mean blood that clots readily.

Answered Mar 25, 2018

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Dr. Michael Dugan answered

Specializes in Hematology

Type of comment would be used to describe an increased tendency to clot, but there could also be a connotation of high hematocrit.

Answered Jul 28, 2018

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