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What happens when a clot occurred in an undamaged blood vessel?

What happens when a clot occurred in an undamaged blood vessel?

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A. You would bleed to death.
B. A scab will form on the skin surface.
C. Platelets stick to the edges of the cut and to one another,forming a plug.
D. The flow of blood to tissues beyond the clot may be cut off.

This question is part of Circulatory System
Asked by Yates, Last updated: Jan 15, 2020

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C. Marcus

C. Marcus, Content Developer, Washington

Answered Feb 11, 2019

If a person has a damaged blood vessel, then it will most likely spew out blood. Sometimes, if someone gets stabbed, the there is a cut in the skin and in the blood vessel. This would cause someone to bleed a lot. It would take a lot of care to make sure a person is okay.

The person would most likely need to be taken to a hospital for care. Sometimes, a clot will occur and sometimes it occurs in an undamaged blood vessel. If a blood vessel is undamaged and a clot occurs, then that is a serious issue.

The blood then can’t go to reach the organs. If there is a damaged blood vessel that is cut, then eventually the patient would bleed out and then bleed to death.

 

Vinay Desai

Vinay Desai

Answered Jun 05, 2018

You would bleed to death

 

John Adney

John Adney

Answered Oct 22, 2017

Platelets will stick to the edges of the blood vessels forming a plague

 

John Adney

John Adney

Answered Oct 05, 2017

Platelets stick to the edge of the cut and to another ,forming plug

 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered May 02, 2017

The flow of blood to tissues beyond the clot may be cut off.

A clot may block the flow of blood to the tissues beyond the clot and cutting off food and oxygen to those tissues. If a clot blocks an artery that nourishes the heart then a heart attack may occur. If a clot blocks an artery to the brain, a stroke may occur.
 

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