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Posted by: SHM | 2006/04/03

Re Blood in urine

Sorry to sound so dumb, but what is clotting factor?

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Hi SHM
It is not a dumb question - sorry for not explaining properly - clotting factors are proteiens that are made by your liver and that is used by your blood to stop bleeding if you cut yourself for instance. Sometimes if you have a clotting factor shortage, you can start bleeding from the bladder, bowel or nose for no reason at all.

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