Are You at Risk?


Blood clots are more common after surgery. You are more at risk of getting a blood clot if you have recently had surgery, and also have some of the other risk factors listed below:

If any of these describe you, talk to your specialist, doctor or nurse about what you can do to reduce your risk. It is important to remember that blood clots can happen to anyone. 

Always talk to your doctor if you have any concerns about these conditions or if you think you have symptoms of blood clots.[3]