Originally Posted by Arka
Aspirin is a well known blood thinner. If you take a couple of tablets and cut yourself,you will bleed for longer than if you hadn't taken them. I read once of a boxer taking an aspirin before a fight . His corner couldn't staunch the bleeding from a cut and the fight was stopped.
That's not because of blood thinning, aspirine stops the production of thromboxane, a substance needed for blood clotting.