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Blood Clots

Blood clots can occur under many circumstances and in many locations. Blood clots that form in response to an injury or a cut are beneficial, stopping potentially dangerous bleeding. However, a number of conditions can cause you to develop blood clots in critical locations, such as your lungs and brain, and they require medical attention.

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A small clot is a big deal

Even though symptoms can turn out to be nothing, it’s better to get checked out and listen to your providers.

March 4, 2014