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PE’s and the Pill

Patient: I want to take the normal pill. I recently had bilateral blood clots in my lungs (PE) i was on clexane and i am now clear of them (for 2 months now). the doctor said my risk was no higher than anyone elses for getting blood clots while on the pill. but the family planning clinic said differently and say i shouldnt go on it… I just want to take the normall pill will i be able to?

 

 

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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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