Does having sickle cell disease increase the risk of blood clots when taking the COVID-19 vaccine? With a previous blood clot history, should I still get vaccinated?

No, there are no increased risks of blood clots and yes, patients with a history of blood clots should still get the vaccine, whether or not they are on blood thinners.

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