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Blood clot in lung

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
A Verified Doctoranswered
41 years experience
CT of lungs: The beginning of all good testing is having the doctor take a good history and do a good physical exam. If the results are strongly suggestive of some... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pramil Cheriyath
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Coumadin (warfarin): One of the oldest drugs is available couamdin or warfarin, you need to frequently check your blood level- this is a drawback, newer drugs are in th... Read More
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Dr. Omar Esponda
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Complicated: Depending on why you got a blood clot and other conditions present at the time of the diagnosis of the clot you might be getting different medications... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tejas Ozarkar
Dr. Tejas Ozarkaranswered
General Practice 10 years experience
YES: Pulmonary embolus is a medical emergency. If you have been told you are at higher risk for blood clots, and you feel the pe symptoms (increase in hear... Read More
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Dr. Carlo Hatem
Pulmonary Critical Care 26 years experience
Absolutely: Blood clots to the lungs are often fatal especially when ignored.
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Possibly...: Blood clots in the lung can be life-threatening depending on the size and location of the clot. Patients can also get small, asymptomatic and non-life... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Pulmonary embilism: Visit this site for information on this topic: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pulmonary-embolism/symptoms-causes/syc-20354647 Wish you... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Numaan Malik
Pulmonary Critical Care 19 years experience
CT Chest.: If someone has symptoms consistent with blood clot in the lungs, CT Chest with contrast is obtained for further evaluation. .If CT cannot be obtained,... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Hospital-based practice 47 years experience
Yes: Blood clot in the lungs( pulmonary embolism) can cause chest pain most often shortness of breath.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Depends: I would say a blood clot in the lung is serious but there are small clots and then there are large clots and depending where the clot goes determines ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Garner
Cardiology 17 years experience
Tough to say: First of all, sorry to hear about this unfortunate turn of events. When the lungs become blocked with clots, the symptoms can range from none at all t... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Feras Abdul khalek
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 15 years experience
Depending : Depends on many things. Young patients with blood clots and/or family history of blood clots need to be screened for hereditary causes. Also doctors ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
This is: Potentially quite serious. You need to talk with your doc immediately to pursue treatment options.
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