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A 48-year-old female asked:

Moms been on lovenox (enoxaparin) for 2 yrs now. she has serious bruising on abdomen which causes her pain. any way to minimize the bruising?

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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 38 years experience
Not really: Lovenox (enoxaparin) is an anticoagulant. It leads to easy bruising, and the injection itself leads to bruising. The only thing that can be changed is the medication (ask if there is an alternative to Lovenox that is not injected).

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