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A 21-year-old male asked:

Earlier this week i had isolated aches in my leg, now i have an intense, on and off burning sensation in my chest. blood clot?? 21 and active

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Dr. Nathan Lilya
Family Medicine 8 years experience
Blood clots: Well, unless you have other risk factors, a pulmonary embolism (blood clot to the lungs) is not really likely. Any history of family heart disease or lung disease? You have asthma, from looking at your medications, so are these related? Have you increased your exercise recently? Any injuries/trauma/surgeries? If you are worried, I would get evaluated. Good luck!

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Last updated Sep 29, 2016

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