9 Pleural Mesothelioma Symptoms You Might Be Interested In

9. Blood clotting disorders

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When the cancerous cells affect the tissue around the abdominal cavity, they pressure organs like the stomach, causing difficulties in the normal blood flow. Since the blood cannot properly flow through the body, blood clots are formed and consequently the body starts to lose its normal ability to clot the blood. Blood clotting disorders refer to numerous conditions, which can affect the red blood cells that are responsible for carrying oxygen to the tissues in the body, white blood cells that fight infections, or platelets that help blood clot.

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