Blood Clots After COVID Vaccine? This Is Who Is More Likely To Get Them

By The Captain May 4, 2021

Blood Clots After COVID Vaccine? This Is Who Is More Likely To Get Them 1

People with type O blood have the lowest risk of blood clots

As revealed by various studies, people with blood type O seem to be on the safer side of the spectrum when it comes to contracting COVID-19, as well as developing unwanted reactions such as blood clotting. As previously mentioned, the blood type B group has 55 more chances of experiencing deep venous thrombosis. But people with blood type A are also 44 percent more likely to experience blood clots and 50 percent more likely to develop deep venous thrombosis.

As a matter of fact, any non-O blood type reportedly has 44 percent higher risks of developing blood clots and 51 percent higher risks of deep venous thrombosis. More than that, people with non-O type blood have a 47 percent increased risk of developing a pulmonary embolism, which means a clot can travel through the blood to the lung.

“Our results are concordant with previous smaller observational reports suggesting an increased risk of thromboembolic events in non-O blood group individuals compared to individuals with blood group O,” according to the 2020 research. “In both blood groups A and B, we observed similar increased risks of developing thromboembolic events compared with blood group O.”


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