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    Amy replied to the thread Why both Warfarin AND aspirin?.
    I don’t. I just need, as the title of the post makes clear, to know * why * we are often on both, so when a random doctor who, in other...
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    Amy replied to the thread Why both Warfarin AND aspirin?.
    Hmmm... @Chuck C , as you kindly posted, the 2014 guidelines seem to say aspirin should be taken along with warfarin for a mechanical...
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    Amy replied to the thread Why both Warfarin AND aspirin?.
    Hi Catwoman, Thank you for sharing your experience and thoughts. I can understand that. What I’m trying to find out, as per the title...
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    Amy reacted to Chuck C's post in the thread Why both Warfarin AND aspirin? with Like Like.
    Hi Catwoman. in that this was your cardiologist’s reasoning, did both of your parents also have prosthetic valves? Was he comparing...
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    Amy replied to the thread Why both Warfarin AND aspirin?.
    But you have a mechanical valve & are on warfarin?...
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    Amy replied to the thread Why both Warfarin AND aspirin?.
    If you have any evidence for that statement, in the form of an academic paper, or otherwise, I’d love to have it; And thank you for...
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    Amy reacted to Critter's post in the thread Why both Warfarin AND aspirin? with Like Like.
    Taking 81mg asa reduces your chance of thrombosis by 40% more than with just warfarin by itself. Valve manufacturer recommends it...
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    Amy reacted to Chuck C's post in the thread Why both Warfarin AND aspirin? with Like Like.
    Your cardiologist said: Seems an odd thing to say. To say that no one generally takes aspirin is clearly untrue. And: " Aspirin —...
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    Amy replied to the thread Why both Warfarin AND aspirin?.
    @RAS What kind of ‘stroke-like symptoms’ did you have, if you don’t mind my asking?... like, couldn’t speak? Move something? Numbness...
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    Amy reacted to Sheenas7's post in the thread Why both Warfarin AND aspirin? with Like Like.
    I had been taking aspirin low dose for more than 20 years due to eye curtain . I recently went off because it was causing blood in my...
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    Amy replied to the thread Why both Warfarin AND aspirin?.
    And if that weren’t bad enough, you have condescending doctors like mine who wouldn’t deign to explain to the patient why they insist on...
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    Amy replied to the thread Why both Warfarin AND aspirin?.
    Hi @RAS, That’s interesting. Thank you for sharing your experience. I wish I knew whether cases like yours could/should be...
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    Amy reacted to Lynn's post in the thread Why both Warfarin AND aspirin? with Like Like.
    As I have an anaphylaxis allergy to aspirin and a sensitivity to anything containing ASA so I obviously can’t take it. This was a...
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    Amy replied to the thread Why both Warfarin AND aspirin?.
    I just re-listened to our conversation and he said: “Let’s stop the aspirin. You’ve been far out from the surgery. I don’t think that’s...
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    Amy reacted to Chuck C's post in the thread Why both Warfarin AND aspirin? with Like Like.
    Hi Amy. I'm really glad to hear that your wound has closed. As you know, I have the same valve you have, St Jude mechanical. I was on...
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