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Blood clots in lungs

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Garner
Cardiology 16 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 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Vascular Surgery 21 years experience
Yes: Pulmonary embolus could be clot , fat, air or foreign body. Clots is the most common and almost always comes from a DVT anywhere in the body but most ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Anxiety disorder can: Become focused on specific health fears, in your case blood clots. Please see doc to rule out health problems and then a mental health professional t... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
General Surgery 56 years experience
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Yes: Yes it may reduce the risk. Exact numbers depend on the cause of the first pe.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Von Willebrand's: There is no reverse of von wwillegrand's disease. It is passed on as a dominant gene. I am sure that you were tested for it in the hospital and don'... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ibrahim Moussa
Cardiology 18 years experience
It depends: Depending on your symptoms and whether your doctor thinks this an acute event or a chronic event. If you having symptoms of acute (happened suddenly) ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Absolutely possible: The only way to get a definitive diagnosis is to get a biopsy and look at the tissue under the microscope. If it is in a single lobe it may be best t... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
Allergy and Immunology 10 years experience
Repeat clot risk: According to American College Chest Physicians: After a second episode of unprovoked VTE – 15 percent for the first year; 7.5 percent/year thereafter.... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Kang
Vascular Surgery 16 years experience
Depends: It depends on what your blood pressure is normally, if you've started any new medications lately, if you're using a new machine, or a number of other ... Read More

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