A 35-year-old member asked:
How long do i have to wait before traveling after a pulmonary embolism?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Cardiology 51 years experience
PE: Before travelling after a pe we would want to have the patient's evidence for pulmonary obstruction cleared as well as ongoing effective anticoagulant therapy in place to minimize chances of a repeat event. The time frame can vary from patient to patient and is best discussed with your treating physician.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
After pulmonary embolism, how long should I wait until I can exercise again?
3 doctor answers • 12 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Ask your doctor: You should ask the treating physician or your primary care physician since lots of factors specific to each person must be considered.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
If I had a pulmonary embolism, how long before I am able to travel on plane?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Pulmonology
When you feel better: If you no longer have symptoms and the level of the blood thinner (commonly coumadin) is therapeutic. Remember to get up at least 1 time an hour while on the plane. You must also discuss with your doctor before you plan to fly.
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Last updated May 8, 2016
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