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what does blood clots on the lungs mean

A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Pulmonary embolism: When doctors say blood clots in the lungs, they are usually talking about pulmonary embolism, which is blockages in one or more arteries in the lungs, ... Read More
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Dr. Rodeen Rahbar
20 years experience Vascular Surgery
Can be deadly: The size of the clot dictates how dangerous it is. Very very tiny emboli may not have much clinical consequence, unless it happens frequently. A large ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
See doctor: 'moving' in the chest is an unusual symptom/complaint. With a history of pulmonary embolism, and on enoxaparin, one should see their doctor to make ce ... Read More
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Dr. Rajesh Rethnam
23 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Not related: What you felt moving in the chest is possible sputum.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
No: They've found a home. They're not going anywhere. And they can't hurt you anymore. It's 'the next one" that can be dangerous. That's the reason for th ... Read More
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Dr. Louis Cooper
48 years experience Pediatrics
More info needed: Which blood thinner are you using? Activity level and general information should be given by your physician. Please contact your doctor to get speci ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Guyton
46 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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Your body doesn't: The body does not produce vitamin b. That comes from your diet. Vitamin b is not associated with blood clots.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
38 years experience Radiology
Usually come from: Elsewhere like your legs dvt - look it up.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 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 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
24 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Clots in lung: Coumadin (warfarin) for 9-12 months and proper workup.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
It is very serious.: Very serious!
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
Cannot breathe, pain: Sudden onset of dyspnea (difficulty breathing), chest pain, and hemoptysis (cough up blood), are the main symptoms that occur with pulmonary infarctio ... Read More
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