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Expert opinions? What kind of conditions involve excessive clotting of blood?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: Hypercoagulable stat

Blood clotting is like Goldilocks.
You want it just right. Not enough clotting & you bleed. Too much clotting (hypercoagulable state or disorder) & you are at increase risk for strokes, heart attacks, venous thromboembolism & pulmonary embolism. Check out http://labtestsonline.org/understanding/conditions/hypercoagulable-disorders/ & http://www.hematology.org/Patients/Bleeding.aspx

In brief: Hypercoagulable stat

Blood clotting is like Goldilocks.
You want it just right. Not enough clotting & you bleed. Too much clotting (hypercoagulable state or disorder) & you are at increase risk for strokes, heart attacks, venous thromboembolism & pulmonary embolism. Check out http://labtestsonline.org/understanding/conditions/hypercoagulable-disorders/ & http://www.hematology.org/Patients/Bleeding.aspx
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