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My mam is 83 has just started takin warfrin yesterday she

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My mam is 83 has just started takin warfrin yesterday she has been diagnosed with af she has severe pain in her left knee and can barely stand on it i read warfrin side effects can be joint pain do i need to be worried about this
Thanks for this questionYes, she needs this checked immediatelyIt could have caused a bleed into the joint known as a hemarthrosisshe needs to see a doctor right away
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