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do blood clots in the lungs pass through the heart

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
26 years experience General Surgery
NO: Only clots within your circulatory system cause problem. No problem expected with menses, nose bleed, hemorrhoid, cuts, etc.
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Dr. Jay Stylman
37 years experience General Surgery
No: In order for a clot to travel to your heart or lungs, it must be first located within a major vein in the body. Menstrual clots are not contained wit ... Read More

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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 female asked:
Dr. Ibrahim Moussa
17 years experience Cardiology
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
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Billings
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Motrin: Yes. Sometimes antiinflammatories can cause these side effects. Make sure you are taking the correct dose and check with your doctor. You may have t ... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Patients with: Clot in the leg are at risk for migration to the lung. This is the main risk of the clot in the leg. The next downstream location is the lung, but n ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Could happen: Meth users are more at risk for the illnesses you mentioned, but the same diseases do occur in people who do not do meth.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. This forum would not be ade ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Anxiety shows itself: In may ways. Once can mentally obsess over things that frighten the person or do behaviors to keep danger away, e.g., ritual behaviors, checking and ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lucian Iancovici
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly : There are few reasons causing these symptoms, one could be that you did not exercise over the last few months while you are sick and now are out of sh ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Pulmonary embolus creates less surface area of the lung to respire. This can cause shortness of breath, fatigue, tiredness.
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