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what causes multiple blood clots in lungs

A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
Usually come from: Elsewhere like your legs dvt - look it up.

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 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 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
To Er now: Zyvox (linezolid) can cause bone marrow suppression. This wipes out your platelets which stop you from bleeding. Please go to the er asap. You may man ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Guyton
45 years experience Thoracic Surgery
The : The laboratory test you seem to be describing is called an inr (international normalized ratio). The inr measures the time it takes for your blood to ... Read More
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
DVT: Deep venous clots in the lower extremity most commonly happens in the setting of inactivity, following injuries, surgery. It may happen with some unde ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael McGonigal
38 years experience General Surgery
Long list of causes: There are a lot of possible causes and risk factors of blood clots in the legs. Here are some: - long periods of sitting - prolonged bed rest - inh ... Read More
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A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Common: You probably mean fistula. For hemodialysis? Blood clots are common and can be removed with a balloon catheter, by a trained interventional doc. Usual ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
Blood: Can clot. Thats all. Its normal to have clots in your period.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Spitz
36 years experience Vascular Surgery
Many causes: Heredity, hormones, pregnancy, malignancies, trauma and certain blood clotting disorders are the most common causes of blood clots in the legs.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
SLE, APLS.: Systemic lupus erythematosus and antiphospholipid antibody syndrome may cause unheralded blood clots during pregnancy. Both of these can lead to fetal ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Chideckel
41 years experience Vascular Surgery
Few options: Swelling of legs pain in legs difficulty breathing.
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Unusual: That is highly unlikely. Pulmonary hemorrhage from a ruptured blood vessel is an uncommon condition. Perhaps you are referring to blood in the mucou ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Very dangerous: However, if it is small and goes to a small part of he lung, it can be minimal. Many have had a pe and never known it. Hhowever, a clot going to the ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Go to WebMD: Your question is to broad for this forum. We only have 400 characters. Visit webmd.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Sheppard
33 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Many things: Hemoptysis or coughing up blood from the lungs has several causes. Blood tinged sputum can happen from repeated, forceful coughing. Coughing up more t ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Tillett
21 years experience Urology
Infection?: Probably this is a sign of an infection in the urinary tract, or possibly a stone. I advise you to see your doctor as soon as possible.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Brain anoxia: Thick blood either due to excess protein or even excess red cells and alter flow of blood and cause lack of oxygen in tissues in general and brain in ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernie Ordonez
56 years experience Bariatrics
injuries,sitting: Injuries, sitting with crossed legs too long.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alok Patel
8 years experience Family Medicine
Many....: shortness of breath, rapid heart rate, rapid breathing, chest pain with breathing, possibly cough and low grade fever, wheezing, and even cough with b ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
Stroke: Stroke, ruptured aneurysm, high blood pressure, vascular malformation, tumor, and trauma are a few causes for brain bleed.
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A 24-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 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
If I understand you: Correctly, bloody nipple discharge should be medically evaluated with your doctor. Are you describing that you are breast feeding currently? Then it ... Read More
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