A 27-year-old female asked:
Can women with no known blood issues take a aspirin a day during and after pregnancy to prevent blood clots? i'm afraid of getting pregnant and clots
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Not recommended: Aspirin is prescribed for some very specific issues in pregnancy; however, its not recommended for general use. In the first trimester, aspirin use is concerning for increased pregnancy loss and even congenital defects. In the third trimester it can cause premature closure of an important vessel in the babies heart. You shouldn't use it unless you are prescribed it by a doctor. Best wishes!
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Last updated Feb 16, 2021
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