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 give you anticoagulants, or "blood thinners," before, during, and/or after surgery or medical procedures to prevent excessive blood clotting.
Excessive blood clotting has many causes. Problems with the blood, blood vessel defects, or other factors can cause the condition.read more
People at highest risk for excessive blood clotting have both acquired and genetic risk factors.read more