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Parkersburg, WV
A 51-year-old female asked:

Heart disease in family mine is healthy take a daily low aspirin heard it was bad if my heart is healthy is that true should i not take it. tyvm?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Prevention: A large recent study found no advantage in taking aspirin in people with no risk factors. There is also a chance of bleeding with taking aspirin. However, I'm not stopping taking a daily aspirin in case I have silent coronary artery disease. Also I like it as an anti-inflammatory and it may protect against colon cancer. In the end,you have to make your own decision.
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