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Could pulmonary emboli be caused by stress

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
27 years experience Pulmonology
No: Stress is not one of the causes of pulmonary embolism. Most embolisms originate in the legs (90%) and some originate in the arms (10-15%). Main caus ... Read More
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Very unlikely: Clots in pelvic or leg veins are the most likely causes.

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
SOB: Saturation when oxygen is above 60 torr can range from 90-100%. Pe can be large or small. Air hunger can be when there is real causes as in pneumonia, ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Thomas
19 years experience Vascular Surgery
Many things: These are two separate - but often related things. Thrombosis of the pelvic veins is a clot in the iliac veins. These are some of the largest veins a ... Read More
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Dr. James Isobe
54 years experience Phlebology
Embolism: Pelvic vein thrombosis is seen after childbirth, infection (pelvic inflammatory disease), malignancy, pelvic surgery, and extension of leg vein thromb ... Read More
Dr. Trushar Dungarani
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Few things: Recent surgery, prolonged immobilization, long distance traveling, cancer, and smoking cause traditional DVTs. If bilateral veins are compressed, an o ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
Empathetic - Careful: Cause is a guess, very rarely a simple certainty: issues too complex. While estrogen/progesterone (derivatives of cholesterol) supplements tend to inc ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Pulmonary emboli: A d dimer test may be elevated due to a number of conditions including pulmonary emboli. I would suggest checking with your doctor for follow up and d ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil Kudler
30 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Though there is limited scientific research on this herbal preparation, in my brief review of the literature, I found that there is a theoretical risk ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Vorhies
25 years experience Vascular Surgery
Decreased endurance: Decreased exercise endurance is one of the long term complications of pe. Pulmonary hypertension is also seen in more severe cases. It all depends o ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
25 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Not particularly: Everybody should avoid chemicals. Survivors of pulmonary emboli have no particular susceptibility.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
21 years experience Vascular Surgery
Usually clots: Typically it is clots traveling from an area of thrombosis like leg deep veins thrombosis DVT , clots will break loose and get stuck in the pulmonary/ ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Vorhies
25 years experience Vascular Surgery
A very long time: If you are still alive to ask this question, chances are you will live a good while longer. The body's own natural mechanisms begin to break down the ... Read More
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