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i'm having symptoms of blood clot in lungs and was wondering what is the test for it?

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Dr. Numaan Malik
17 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
CT Chest.: If someone has symptoms consistent with blood clot in the lungs, CT Chest with contrast is obtained for further evaluation. .If CT cannot be obtained, VQ Scan can determine the probability of a clot in lung. You should see go to Emergency room or see your doctor ASAP to determine f that test is indicated. A physician will also evaluate other diseases that can have similar symptoms.
Answered on May 17, 2016
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Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
If you think you have symptoms of a blood clot in the lungs, call 911 immediately.
Nov 27, 2014

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