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Dr. Joshua Wynne

HEALTH MATTERS: Blood thinners before surgery

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Q. I am scheduled for surgery next week and I’m taking a daily baby aspirin because I also have a coronary artery blockage. Should I stop the aspirin to reduce my risk of bleeding or continue it to reduce my risk of having a heart attack?

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A. Yes, you should do both.

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