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Fish oil vs aspirin as a blood thinner

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sharon Ann Clark
Plastic Surgery 42 years experience
Etiology unclear: Taking fish oil, aspirin, or other blood thinners, e.g. Vit E, cause the platelets not to clot as well. The result of easy bruising is common. Light h... Read More

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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Oliga
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Allergic reaction: You maybe allergic to one of these non- prescriptions since it occurs right after you ingest them. Unless you have a family history of heart disease ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Talk to your doctor about all the medications, supplements, over the counter medications, hebals etc. It would be appropriate discuss if you should b... Read More
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Aspirin & fish oil do tend to " thin out" the blood. However many of my patients&I have taken these 3 products for very long periods without p... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
All will help : For better will not cause excessive bleeding , except 'couple of beers' ( what time interval every hr , every day or every month ? ) . Moderate cons... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Tony Maglione
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I would not: Aspirin is an antiplatelet agent and for many of us is the treatment for blood clot prevention with your condition, As long as there’s no content Acac... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
Ophthalmology 31 years experience
Neither do: Fish oil does prolong bleeding time but not significantly, unless used in high doses usually combined with other anticoagulants like aspirin. Carrot j... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Hajdu
29 years experience
Why?: You are 38 and pregnant. It is unlikely that you have heart disease. There is no data for Aspirin for primary prevention (before you have heart diseas... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernie Ordonez
Bariatrics 58 years experience
just fish oil: You will do well with fish oil or just take a tablespoonful of olive oil daily.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Fish oil: You could take fish oil with Aspirin and Prinivil (lisinopril) if nothing else is going on with you to contraindicate fish oil.