How did you prevent blood clots before your hysterectomy?

Doctors usually tell patients with this condition to stop medications in preparation for surgery. Assuming you have a hematologist, s/he should be working closely with your surgeon to assure that you won’t have a problem with blood clots during or after surgery.

Your doctor will probably address everything at your pre-op appointment, but if s/he doesn’t mention it, don’t be afraid to bring it up! Be sure and ask all your questions and persist in getting an explanation for anything that worries you.

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