Does progesterone cause blood clots?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner
Progesterone can cause abnormal blood clotting. The abnormal clots can cut off blood supply to the brain, heart, lungs, or eyes causing serious complications.

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