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Shouls I take a baby aspirin daily for the rest of my life. Can this have any longterm side effects or anything?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Likely not.

However, unless you have problems contributing to heart disease or stroke, ie.
High bp, bad cholesterol, diabetes, or a strong family hx, you will probably receive less cardioprotection. However, low dose asa may decrease the risk for colon ca!

In brief: Likely not.

However, unless you have problems contributing to heart disease or stroke, ie.
High bp, bad cholesterol, diabetes, or a strong family hx, you will probably receive less cardioprotection. However, low dose asa may decrease the risk for colon ca!
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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Dr. Namey is absolutely right about the appropriate benefit of aspirin. Just keep in mind that aspirin use can contribute to long term risk of gastrointestinal bleeding...
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