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what are the treatments for blood clots in the lungs legs

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Smoking: Smoking is one cause, varicose veins, swelling in the lower legs, trauma, being stagnant i.E sitting on a plane for a long trip., and oral contracepti ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Andrews
36 years experience Interventional Radiology
You : You are correct about the hereditary nature of factor 5 leiden. People can be homozygous (two chromosomes) or heterozygous (one chromosome) for the c ... Read More
Dr. David Fertel
35 years experience Vascular Surgery
Anti coagulation: He needslifelong antacoagulation.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
9 years experience Podiatry
PE: A blood clot from your leg, also called a DVT or deep vein thrombosis, that travels to your lung can be fatal. The clot in your lungs is called a pe, ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
20 years experience Emergency Medicine
It depends: William, that depends on several factors. First, do you have any risk factors for blood clots? This includes recent hospitalization or surgery, recent ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Chideckel
42 years experience Vascular Surgery
Few options: Swelling of legs pain in legs difficulty breathing.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Mehra
44 years experience Pulmonology
Depends: Most of the time pt should revover fully in 3 monyhs, if you still have sob then you should be evaluated for reccurence of bloodclots or get echocardi ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Only temporarily: In the short term, it is advisable to avoid strenous activity in an effort to prevent movement of the clots. Generally, after you have been on approp ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
37 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Your doctor, familiar with your particular case can best advise you
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
23 years experience Cardiology
Possibilities: There are many possible diagnoses/causes for clotting abnormally. You need a full work up. Hope this link helps: http://my.Clevelandclinic.Org/he ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is more likely to be a hematoma due to your being anticoagulants. It would be prudent to consult your doctor next time you see her/him. Wish you go ... Read More
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