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Eat healthy. Exercise. Avoid smoking. Why did I get blood clots?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. Michael Leary
Surgery - Vascular
3 doctors agree
In brief: Many factors
There are many causes of blood clots.
Anything that slows blood flow in a vein increases risk for blood clots. Common examples are; post surgical (esp. Orthopedic), pregnancy, and delivery by c-section, long plane flights, inactivity, birth control pills, and patients with cancer. There are also certain factors in the blood that can increase your risk. Get tested for thrombophilic risk.

In brief: Many factors
There are many causes of blood clots.
Anything that slows blood flow in a vein increases risk for blood clots. Common examples are; post surgical (esp. Orthopedic), pregnancy, and delivery by c-section, long plane flights, inactivity, birth control pills, and patients with cancer. There are also certain factors in the blood that can increase your risk. Get tested for thrombophilic risk.
Dr. Michael Leary
Dr. Michael Leary
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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Risk factors
There are numerous risk factors in otherwise healthy persons - medications (hormone therapy, contraceptive pills), long journeys, inherited risk factors to name a few.
Many times though a definite cause can not be identified.

In brief: Risk factors
There are numerous risk factors in otherwise healthy persons - medications (hormone therapy, contraceptive pills), long journeys, inherited risk factors to name a few.
Many times though a definite cause can not be identified.
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
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