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if a blood clot is in the left leg and travels to a lung which lung will the clot go to

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Dr. Nasir Malik
13 years experience in Internal Medicine
Need additional info: Is there any leg swelling? if yes, right or left leg does the chest pain get worse with taking deep breath? Are you short of breath? and cough or feve ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Not all those ssx. .: U have way 2 many complaints that would not B related 2 a TOS suggest U C Ur PCP & go from there to identify the sources of Ur symptoms.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience in Pediatric Pulmonology
Yes: An ultrasound and blood testing is indicated. Please seek medical care. Drink fluids to avoid dehydration and exercise as tolerated.
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience in Radiology
Safer Than Not!: A recurrent pulmonary embolus could be fatal so i would suggest that the risk of bleeding associated with the warfarin is much lower than the risks of ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience in Internal Medicine
Blood clot: Get a second opinion on venous ultrasound.
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience in Dermatology
Severe edema: After phlebitis the vein is damaged and the valves are lost forever. This results in stasis edema. When the leg is swollen with a huge burden of fluid ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Mehra
43 years experience in Pulmonology
Not really: Best medicine remains Coumadin (warfarin) or Heparin or lowmolecule weight heparins like Lovenox etc.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
Ask your doctor: It would be best to ask you doctor since they will know what medication you are currently on.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tonga Nfor
15 years experience in Cardiology
Not likely: A clot in the leg/arm will typically cause persistent pain and swelling, sometimes with redness.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Solomon Katta
Specializes in Family Medicine
Need more info: any swelling, redness? Recent travel or pregnancy? Any other conditions like cancer, lupus etc? No recent trauma or back injury? Any issues with your ... Read More

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