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How does polycythemia affect your blood?

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Dr. Angelica Balingit
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Thicker blood

Thicker blood means slow flow to the organs.
True polycythemia may cause headaches. Severe polycythemia can develop blood clots.

In brief: Thicker blood

Thicker blood means slow flow to the organs.
True polycythemia may cause headaches. Severe polycythemia can develop blood clots.
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