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A 26-year-old female asked about a 61-year-old female:

Had stroke 2 yrs back.taking aspirin as blood thinner.nw suddn blood clots appear in body & wipe away.is aspirin responsible 4 it?shld stop taking it?

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Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Keep taking aspirin: i'm not sure where your clots are. are they on your skin or did they occur inside blood vessels? either way, it is worth a trip to your doctor to ask that question because you need to do the right thing to avoid getting another stroke. At the same time you want to know the treatment is effective and not causing you problem with bleeding. be reassured and have a nice and healthy holiday.

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Last updated Sep 1, 2020

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