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Contraceptive pill and what is its effect on blood clotting?

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Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine

In brief: Increase risk

It is one of the known risks of taking birth control pills that there is an increased risk of blood clots.
Especially if a woman also smokes and or has other medical conditions like diabetes obesity and genetic risk factors for clotting as well.

In brief: Increase risk

It is one of the known risks of taking birth control pills that there is an increased risk of blood clots.
Especially if a woman also smokes and or has other medical conditions like diabetes obesity and genetic risk factors for clotting as well.
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