Skip to content
My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up

Announcements

Get the support and information you need for your behavior, development and health related questions.

For more information:
Health and Parenting Health Center
Raising fit Kids

help puberty!
avatar
An_222002 posted:
I have a 12 yr old daughter getting ready to hit puberty at any time. My question is when she starts menstrating will her aspirin therapy cause problems? She has been on aspirin therapy for 9 yrs, for a clotting disorder. Should she stop while on her period?
Reply
 
avatar
TyPatrick08 responded:
You should really disguise this with her pediatrician or Hematology. They will have the best answer for you.
 
avatar
Louise_WebMD_Staff responded:
Definitely talk to her doctor. I doubt the aspirin therapy will cause an issue during menstruation. I am tempted to say "back in the day" our mothers TOOK aspirin during their periods.
 
avatar
Boyzmomee replied to Louise_WebMD_Staff's response:
I am on blood thinning medication and took asprin before that and it did effect my period. The best thing the mother can do is talk to her child's doctor.


Helpful Tips

Predicting adult height !Expert
There are a couple of ways to predict adult height for toddlers. The simplest way is to double the child's height at age 2. Another ... More
Was this Helpful?
35 of 55 found this helpful

Expert Blog

Child Health 411 - Ari Brown, MD

Educated parents are empowered parents! Get clear answers to your parenting questions from Dr. Ari Brown...Read More

Related News

There was an error with this newsfeed

Related Drug Reviews

  • Drug Name User Reviews

Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.