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should i take low dose aspirin for my gestational hypertension if i don't have a history of heart disease?

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Questionable benefit: The use of Aspirin in this kind of situation has little to no benefit and has fallen out of favor.
Answered on Dec 26, 2014
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
No: Aspirin should be avoided during pregnancy.
Answered on Jun 24, 2014

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