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If I'm taking warfarin, is it safe for me to do my gardening?

You should be very careful to avoid getting hurt if you do gardening while taking warfarin. While you are taking warfarin, you are at increased risk for bleeding. When gardening, wear sturdy shoes to avoid falling, and wear gardening gloves to protect your hands from cuts and scrapes. Be especially careful when using sharp tools, like pruning shears.

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