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can pneumonia cause blood clots

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: What common with blood clots is pe (pulmonary embolism).

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Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
How long to live. : There is not enough info here to make any recommendations. But a Yogi Berra said: it is hard to make predictions. Especially about the future.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Sure: There are many specialist, even internists who could help you. Ortho dr. Could keep working on your knee issues, but you may benefit form treatment a ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Andrews
35 years experience Interventional Radiology
A : A vena cava filter is a very good option for preventing blood clots in the legs from reaching the lungs. However, over time, vena cava filters can cr ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
Hmm sounds serious: Who told you that you have blood clots in your lungs? I would ask the person who told this to you. Blood clots in the lungs usually means -pulm ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
41 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Very quickly: On an x-ray pe and pneumonia can appear quite similar. Tobacco and birth control pills amount others can contribute. I would check it out to be sure ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ertle
45 years experience Internal Medicine
An : An infiltrate on chest x-ray can be cause by many, many things. Sometimes it is pneumonia, sometimes it is not. Often patients after surgery have an i ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Pneumonia: is treated with antibiotics. Treatment of a blood clot in the leg depends on the type and location of the vein that is thrombosed. If it is an anato ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Unanswerable: There are just too many unknowns here. I am very sorry to hear of your mother's troubles, but it sounds like she is in the right place and getting the ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
27 years experience Hematology
Blood clot causes: 3 things cause clots: blood vessel injury, stasis, and hypercoagulability. The first refers to things like surgery, the second to slow blood flow due ... Read More

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