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does blood thinners help with blood clot in lung

A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely a : "deep" blood clot since blood thinners , especially the newer ones, are quite effective in preventing seep vein thrombosis (clots) which then could tr ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Anticoag may be good: If Ex has stomach cancer has it been resected or still present. Many tumors have hypercoagulable state and wind up with venous clts that can embolize ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
No: They've found a home. They're not going anywhere. And they can't hurt you anymore. It's 'the next one" that can be dangerous. That's the reason for th ... Read More
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Dr. Louis Cooper
48 years experience Pediatrics
More info needed: Which blood thinner are you using? Activity level and general information should be given by your physician. Please contact your doctor to get speci ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
2nd clot: If that person lives long enough to start a blood thinner (ie, they don't immediately die with the first blood clot), the issue becomes preventing a s ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Possible: Given your condition it could be clot, but could be bleeding. I would let your provider know about it.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
27 years experience Pulmonology
Various: The usual warning signs of a pulmonary embolism (pe) include tachycardia (fast heart rate), dyspnea (shortness of breath), chest pain which can be ple ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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NO: Mondor's disease is a local phenomenon, Here is a good article: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2978449/
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Wylie
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Lack of blood flow: A ventilation perfusion scan is a test for a blood clot in the lungs, or pulmonary embolism. If there is a blood clot, an area of the lung will not be ... Read More
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