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Explain spescifically, how liver dysfunction can cause bleeding disorder?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Coagulation factors: Liver makes almost all of the proteins need to form a clot. When the liver fails, it can not make the proteins it normally makes, including coagulation proteins/factors. If the blood can not clot easily it can not repair any damage to blood vessels that occurs as part of daily living and the results in abnormal bleeding. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex.

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A 38-year-old member asked:

How can liver dysfunction cause bleeding disorder?

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Dr. John Weeks
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Clotting proteins: The liver makes most of the proteins in blood, including those involved in blood clotting. When the liver is damaged, these may be deficient and cause a longer than normal time for blood to clot.
Last updated Dec 9, 2016
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