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Can i take baby aspirin with gastric bypass rny?

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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Yes, if:: The surgery was long enough ago that there is no risk of bleeding, there is no allergy or hypersensitivity issues, and your vitamin levels are normal. Lack of vitamin k can cause bleeding which Aspirin would then make worse.
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
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Best to take Chewable Baby Aspirin. This dissolves in the mouth and avoids the risk of a tablet getting stuck in the lining of the small bowel.
Aug 25, 2012
Dr. Gregg Nishi
Bariatrics 23 years experience
aspirin: Once in a while is okay, but in general, you should avoid taking large doses of nsaids.

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