What is thrombosis, the possible side effect of the COVID-19 vaccine

What is thrombosis, the possible side effect of the COVID-19 vaccine
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Earlier this week, the AstraZeneca laboratory declared that thrombosis is among the side effects of its COVID-19 vaccine.

During a lawsuit arising from a class action lawsuit, AztraZeneca has included thrombosis among the side effects of the vaccine created by the British laboratory to combat COVID-19. The statement came after a group of people alleged about the various repercussions that the vaccine has had on their .

Although the laboratory accepts that this circulatory condition can occur due to its vaccine, it clarifies that it is a side effect that occurs on very rare occasions. According to the research, the risk is one in fifty thousand.

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Symptoms of thrombosis

The specific condition is called immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) and is a disorder in which blood stops clotting as it shoulddue to the low number of platelets it contains.


According to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, some of the symptoms that may be experienced are:

  • exhausted
  • nose or gum bleeding
  • blood in urine or stool
  • heavy menstrual bleeding
  • petechiaesmall, flat red dots under the skin caused by blood loss from blood vessels
  • bleeding on the skin that can cause red, purple or yellow spots
  • clotted or partially clotted blood under the skin that looks like a lump

Although the disorder manifests itself differently in each personThe most common thing is that it disappears on its own. and that it does not cause major complications in the patient’s health. Still, treatments are offered according to the platelet level. Immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) It does not represent a risk to the lives of those who suffer from it.

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