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Bleeding and Clotting Disorders

ginger and vinegar/citrus/lemon

07/27/2009

Question:

Hi. Is it true that ginger has an effect in blood clotting or decreases platelet count? 

Answer:

Yes, ginger can cause bleeding in surgery, etc. 

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Response by:

Glen F Aukerman, MD, DABFP Glen F Aukerman, MD, DABFP
Professor of Family Medicine
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University