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Thrombocytopenia

Thrombocytopenia (also spelt thrombocytopaenia) is low platelets, which can result in bleeding problems. Learn more about its causes and symptoms.

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Thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome (TTS)

Learn about TTS, a very rare blood-clotting syndrome linked to the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine (Vaxzevria) - including symptoms and treatment here.

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Blood clots

A blood clot can affect your heart, lung or brain, which could be life-threatening. Learn how to recognise the signs of a blood clot.

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Thrombosis

Thrombosis, such as deep vein thrombosis (DVT), is where a blood clot forms in a vein or artery. Learn about the risk factors and how to prevent it.

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D-dimer test

The D-dimer test is a blood test that checks for, or monitors, blood-clotting problems. Find out what a positive result means for you.

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Blood transfusion

Blood transfusion is a safe procedure. Find out about the different types, why you might need a blood transfusion and what happens when you receive it.

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7 reasons people don't get COVID-19 vaccinations, and why you should — right now

You, or someone you know, may be hesitant to get a COVID-19 vaccination. Here, some common concerns are addressed, including about the AstraZeneca vaccine.

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About the COVID-19 vaccines

Frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 vaccines, including the Pfizer COMIRNATY vaccine. Discover how it was developed and whether it's safe.

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After you get the COVID-19 vaccination

Frequently asked questions about what happens after a COVID-19 vaccination, in regard to side effects, restrictions, travel and more.

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