You don't mean Vitamin K? Vitamin C is a blood thinner.
I hesitated to jump in on this, but that is what my surgeon also
told me eight years ago before I had surgery. He had me stop all
supplements ten days before surgery, specifically vitamin C, because
of its anti-coagulant properties. adding it to the situation might
be making things worse!
We might all be jewelers but few doctors, and everyone has an
opinion. It might be wise for Leanne to talk with her doctor, as
Sandy suggested, about why she is bleeding so easily. I certainly
feel it is above my pay-grade to be handing out medical or
As to finger cots and gloves, or alligator tape, we can all go on
and o= n, all day. I personally like thin leather garden gloves or
salon-type un-powdered vinyl gloves I buy at Sally’s in size small.
I keep a box in the studio and one in the kitchen. The sanding tasks
must surely be for short periods of time and not worth going off of
one’s medications, particularly if one is looking at heart disease,
and taking the risk of having a heart attack or stroke.
So, I think as far as making recommendations that would alter the
chemistry of this person’s blood when she is obviously having
clotting issues, it is best left to her doctor who can diagnose her
in person rather than by a bunch of non-medical personnel over the