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If lungs are clear what is chance of blood clot in lung

A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Pulmonology 27 years experience
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
Dr. Ted King
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Most common: The most common sign of a pe is a fast heart rate. Unfortunately a lot of things can give you a fast heart rate. In truth, no symptoms at all can so... Read More
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 23 years experience
Variable: Symptoms can be variable- from no symptoms whatsoever- to increase heart rate, difficulty in breathing, chest pain especially when taking a deep breat... 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/
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Wylie
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
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
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Pulmonology 27 years experience
Various: Typically a pulmonary embolism will show defects on the perfusion portion of a ventilation/perfusion scan (also know as a vq).
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Pulmonary Critical Care 36 years experience
Mismatch: Normal ventilation and decreased perfusion, that is normal air but blocked blood flow by clots.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
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CT scan of lungs: The beginning of all good testing is having the doctor take a good history and do a good physical exam. If the results are strongly suggestive of some... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 17 years experience
This is more likely : Angina, cardiac origin (coronary artery disease) and less likely the presentation of pe. If symptoms just came, chew an Aspirin and get seen at the er... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Other diagnosis: After a pe a month ago, you should still be on xarelto so still protected. The incidence of DVT originating from the upper extremity is very low. Othe... Read More
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Dr. Carlo Hatem
Pulmonary Critical Care 25 years experience
No: Clexane does not clear existing blood clots, the body does. Clexane prevents new clots from forming. Treatment of blood clots, once they have formed, ... Read More
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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine 43 years experience
Depends: Depends on the size, location and the general health of the individual and what medications the patient is placed on. Heparin is the gold standard bu... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Anxiety disorder can: Become focused on specific health fears, in your case blood clots. Please see doc to rule out health problems and then a mental health professional t... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Why do you ask?: In coagulation, thing are never "everything else being equal." This value is about a third of the lower limit of the common reference range. Start fig... Read More

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