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Doctor insights on: How Can You Tell If Your Stomach Is Bleeding From Aspirin Use

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Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more


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How can I prevent stomach bleeding whole taking Plavix, (clopidogrel)aspirin or similar? I have erosive gastritis and a DES after a heart attack.

How can I prevent stomach bleeding whole taking Plavix, (clopidogrel)aspirin or similar? I have erosive gastritis and a DES after a heart attack.

Ppi: It's very important for you to take Plavix in the first few months post heart attack. I'm not sure if you have had any intervention including heart Cath and stent placement. But the concern I have is that u need to be on protective therapy for your stomach like PPI. I recommend to f/u with cardiologist on how long u need plavix and adaptor in but mean while u need PPI like protonix, nexium (esomeprazole) ... ...Read more

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I am worried about taking 75mg aspirin 6 months after coiling of unruptured brain aneurysm. I had tias after surgery) incase of stomach or brain bleed?

Should be okay: I agree with the other docs who have answered this question. Doesn't say where you're from, but if you're in Europe I understand your concern: European docs are much more nervous about aspirin than US docs & try to use lower doses. However, the European Stroke Study showed that a dose in the 75-mg range provides a typical degree of prevention without appreciably increasing bleeding complications. ...Read more

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Can you tell me reasons why i get abdominal cramps from aspirin and acetominophen?

Can you tell me reasons why i get abdominal cramps from aspirin and acetominophen?

Reaction: It is difficult to explain exactly why but it sounds as though you are having a reaction to one or the other. Aspirin can certainly cause irritation of the lining of the stomach, and that happens more in some than others. ...Read more

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Is intestinal bleeding a side effect of aspirin?

Is intestinal bleeding a side effect of aspirin?

Aspirin bleeding: Most bleeding is from minor erosions of the stomach lining, not the bowel. ...Read more

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Is there more bleeding from anal fissure if you take aspirin?

Yes: Taking Aspirin affects platelet function which is part of the process involved in clotting of blood.Any open wound such as a fissure that bleeds on its own can be affected with increased or prolonged bleeing if taking aspirin. The fissure needs to heal, be operated on or cease the Aspirin until after healed. Check with your doctor before stopping any meds. ...Read more

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Dr. Marvin Den
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Aspirin (Definition)

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