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A 55-year-old member asked:

My father had stroke at 75. my brother just had stroke at 51. i'm 52 year female should i start a daily baby aspirin?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gregory Fehr
Emergency Medicine 46 years experience
Yes: An Aspirin a day keeps the dr away. Get you cholesterol checked and a carotid ultrasound.
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Dr. Robert Singer
Neurosurgery 30 years experience
Depends: You should see your physician in order to have an appropriate risk assessment performed.
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Last updated Jun 24, 2014

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