Patient :Hi, I am about to travel to Europe (a 22hr flight) and I am worried about the chances of me getting a DVT from the flight. I am on the combined contraceptive pill and I know this puts you at risk. I am a midwife and I see so many people come in with DVT's and PE's and I don't want to be that person. Would you recommend some heparin or enoxaprin prior to flight? Is there any harm in taking some to put my mind at ease?
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