A 47-year-old female asked:
sudden chest pain off and on all day history of dvt and pe have vena cava filter in me for over a year?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Cardiology 23 years experience
Chest pain: Rush to er immediately. It could be from blocks in heart arteries or from a new pe. It could be somthing else. But you have to rule out big guns.
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Phlebology 54 years experience
See doctor: Chest pain deserves evaluation. You should have had workup for prior dvt/pte: was it provoked or not, and with recurrent dvt, was thrombophilia checked. Vc filter traps large clots, and small clots can sneak by resulting in pe, subsequent chest pain. See your doctor.
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Last updated Jan 6, 2014
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