You can't prevent genetic causes of excessive blood clotting. However, you can take steps to control or avoid some acquired risk factors.
Your doctor may prescribe anticoagulants, or "blood thinners," before, during, and/or after surgery or medical procedures to prevent excessive blood clotting.
Clinical trials are research studies that explore whether a medical strategy, treatment, or device is safe and effective for humans. To find clinical trials that are currently underway for Excessive Blood Clotting, visit www.clinicaltrials.gov.
November 20, 2013
Gary H. Gibbons
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