a question for the ladies. Post Ablation and birth control?
I had a ablation which was successful back in October and now i am thinking about what birth control to use, Obviously i will discuss this with the Dr, but i was wondering if certain birth controls should be avoided due to having had a heart procedure?
I've looked into the pill but i am worried about the risk of blood clots and was wondering if i would even be allowed it after having the ablation only a few months ago.
Any advice would be welcomed.
How long does your Dr have you on aspirin? I think I was on it for about 3 months, which to me seems like that would be the length of time that they would be worried about the risk of clots post ablation. I would ask your cardiologist about the clotting risk, but I would have a good discussion about which birth control med would be right for you. Different ones carry different risks and there are some that don't have as high a risk for blood clots over others. Also, if you smoke, this would increase the risk for clots as well.
Thanks ladies. I'm no longer on aspirin, only took it for 6 weeks. I've been discharged from my cardio Dr. Got the letter yesterday!
So i think i will just go and talk to my family Dr and see what she says.
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