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If you take a medicine that might cause bleeding as a side effect, watch for signs of internal or abnormal bleeding. This medicine might be a blood thinner like aspirin or warfarin (such as Coumadin).
Call 911 or other emergency services right away if you have:
Call your doctor now or seek immediate medical care if you have:
After an injury
If you are injured, apply pressure to stop the bleeding. Realize that it
will take longer than you are used to for the bleeding to stop. If you can't get the bleeding to stop, call your doctor.
Current as of:
March 12, 2014
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Jeffrey S. Ginsberg, MD - Hematology
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