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my grandfather has been bleeding for almost a weeks now and is throwing huge blood clots hes 70 yrs old and has diabetes what can it be?

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Dr. Terri Washington
Endocrinology 16 years experience
See doctor now: What is cause depends on where bleeding is coming from and could be due to certain medication. If he's bleeding for a week he could be anemic and very sick and he should be seen immediately.
Dr. Benjamin Akintan
Family Medicine 28 years experience
ER ASAP!: For a person his age, he needs to be seen asap. If he can't be seen by his primary care physician within the next 48 hours, take him to the nearest emergency room.

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