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A 31-year-old female asked:

I have been having recurrent miscarriages.i tested weakly positive for lupus anticoagulant. can i have a successful pregnancy on baby aspirin?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 54 years experience
No: Low dose Aspirin is not an effective therapy for this issue. You need to be on subcutaneous heparin. See a rheumatologist or hematologist for appropriate treatment.
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Dr. Donald Collins
Family Medicine 43 years experience
I agree you would need to see a rheumatologist or hematologist to be sure the lupus anticoagulant is the cause of your miscarriages, and to plan appropriate treatment should you attempt pregnancy again.
May 11, 2014
Last updated Jul 3, 2015

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