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What risks are involved in taking blood thinning herbal supplements before surgery?
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In brief: Bleeding.....
Do not know what blood thinning supplements you are describing, and depends on what surgery is being performed.
But the risks of taking any blood thinners before surgery, can be bleeding, bruising, infection, poor healing or scarring, etc. Be very sure you discuss all of your medications with your surgeon.

In brief: Bleeding.....
Do not know what blood thinning supplements you are describing, and depends on what surgery is being performed.
But the risks of taking any blood thinners before surgery, can be bleeding, bruising, infection, poor healing or scarring, etc. Be very sure you discuss all of your medications with your surgeon.
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics
In brief: Bleeding
You can significantly increase your chance of serious bleeding during and after surgery.
Do not take blood thinning supplements (or any other supplements) without letting your surgeon know exactly what you're taking.

In brief: Bleeding
You can significantly increase your chance of serious bleeding during and after surgery.
Do not take blood thinning supplements (or any other supplements) without letting your surgeon know exactly what you're taking.
Dr. Bryan Levey
Dr. Bryan Levey
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