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Tested positive for the gene factor five leiden B. Planning to take HCG diet with human chorionic gonadotrophin. Chances of blood clot?

I tested positive for the gene factor five leiden B and I would like to start taking a diet drop called HCG diet which is 125 iu s (3 drops under the tongue a day) of the hormone human chorionic gonadotropin . I only will be on the diet for 16 days. Will I throw a clot? I was on the birth control pill for 8 years and I never threw a blood clot but I was advised to be taken off birth control to be proactive.
Asked On : Mon, 4 Feb 2013
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welcome to healthcare magic,
hcg diet is a hormone based medication that you will be using to reduce your weight.
as your factor leiden b positive you have a higher chance of developing a clot, hormone based medication are a risk factor to throw a clot at any part of the body.
yes you have a higher chance of throwing a clot if you will be on hcg diet,
i would suggest choose another way of reducing weight, dont take risks.
would suggest visit your gynecologist for change of medication.
hope to have answered your query
Answered: Fri, 8 Feb 2013
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