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WHAT IS THE MEDICAL TERM FOR TOO THIN BLOOD?

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WHAT IS THE MEDICAL TERM FOR TOO THIN BLOOD?
For someone who is taking blood thinners, they would be excessively anticoagulated or over-anticoagulated.

For someone who does not take blood thinners, the medical terms can vary depending on the cause. For example: hemophilia is one condition of abnormally thin blood.

Bleeding disorders due to thin blood are called "bleeding diasthesis"

There really is not a specific medical term for "thin blood" itself.

Until your daughter's blood tests show she is no longer excessively anticoagulated, she should rest and avoid anything that would put her at risk for injury/falls.

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