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   Posted Yesterday 3:04 PM (GMT -6)   
I have a problem with excessive bleeding during and after surgeries. In 2003 before I was dx with lupus I had a hysterectomy and in 2004 I had an appendectomy and with both surgeries the doctors said that I bleed alot. My GP wanted to run some tests o me but I lost my health insurance and never had it done. Could this problem have anything to do with the Lupus?
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   Posted Yesterday 3:45 PM (GMT -6)   
I've never heard of lupus itself causing excess bleeding.

But, I do know some of the medications we are commonly prescribed can cause slower clotting!! I'd be more suspicious of the meds than the lupus.

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   Posted Yesterday 5:46 PM (GMT -6)   
Meds can do it, or you may have another blood issue (hemophilia, etc.) that is the cause.
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