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

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 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 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
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 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Wylie
20 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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A female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
Check with your MD: I personally would not travel for 6 mo.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King answered
39 years experience Phlebology
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
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
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
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
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
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
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
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
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
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
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
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