Blood Clots

Blood clots are healthy and lifesaving when they stop bleeding. But they can also form when they aren't needed and cause a heart attack, stroke, or other serious medical problems like deep venous thrombosis.
Some patients also have inherited disorders that can predispose to abnormal clot formation in the body.

FAQs

Seek medical care if you experience

  • Shortness of breath
  • Pressure, fullness or a squeezing pain in the center of your chest lasting more than a few minutes
  • Abnormal swelling of your legs
  • Family history of some body having blood clots
  • Sudden weakness or numbness of your face, arm or leg
  • Sudden difficulty speaking or understanding speech (aphasia)
  • Sudden blurred, double or decreased vision

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  • Bleeding Disorder

    Bleeding disorders are conditions that affect the way the human’s blood normally clots. The clotting process, also known as coagulation, changes blood from liquid to solid. When one is injured, their blood normally begins to clot to prevent a massive loss of blood.

  • Anaemia

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