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Recently pregnant wife got diagnosed with blood clot. How long will she need blod thinners and what will happen in her cs?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Heparin/Lovenox

People with clotting disorders in pregnancy will be treated with Heparin or a similar medication called Lovenox (enoxaparin) throughout the pregnancy and for six weeks postpartum. The medication is usually stopped 24-48 hrs before a c section.

In brief: Heparin/Lovenox

People with clotting disorders in pregnancy will be treated with Heparin or a similar medication called Lovenox (enoxaparin) throughout the pregnancy and for six weeks postpartum. The medication is usually stopped 24-48 hrs before a c section.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Heparin/Lovenox

People with clotting disorders in pregnancy will be treated with Heparin or a similar medication called Lovenox (enoxaparin) throughout the pregnancy and for six weeks postpartum. The medication is usually stopped 24-48 hrs before a c section.

In brief: Heparin/Lovenox

People with clotting disorders in pregnancy will be treated with Heparin or a similar medication called Lovenox (enoxaparin) throughout the pregnancy and for six weeks postpartum. The medication is usually stopped 24-48 hrs before a c section.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Dr. Jeff Livingston
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