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My brothr and I are planning this rip to NY, about 1hr and

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My brothr and I are planning this rip to NY , about 1hr and 15 mins flight. He has a brain tumor, he went through chemo and radition , and has been getting blood and platelets for the last 10 weeks. The last 7 apt he has not needed any transfusion. We have been waiting patiently for this trip, Is it safe to fly?
JA: Are you keeping a personal medical record while dealing with this?
Customer: YEs,,,
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No..
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Pravin replied 2 months ago.

Hello

Welcome and Thank you for your query posted.

My name is***** and being a Medicine specialist I would be able to provide you with an appropriate solution to your concern.

Please note that my Goal is to provide you with an Excellent Service .

Before I answer your question I would like to get some more information:

Is he on any blood thinners or Warfarin?

Please note that the answer provided is for information purpose only and does not substitute a Doctor - Patient Consultation in Clinic

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
No, not at this time, only promacta, and anti seizure meds,,
Expert:  Dr. Pravin replied 2 months ago.

While on Promacta following advise is important :

During the flight he should walk around , do some calf exercises.

That should be a good precaution.

Rest do not worry.

He can travel