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what are the major signs and symptoms of pulmonary embolus?

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Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King answered
39 years experience Phlebology
PE symptoms: Some patients with pulmonary embolism have no symptoms whatsoever. So, it is possible to have one and not know it, especially if it is a small clot. If the clot is big enough, most patients will have sudden onset of shortness of breath, chest pain that worsens when breathing deeply, a cough, and a fast pulse. Sometimes people with a pe are lightheaded, dizzy, clammy, and sweaty.
Answered on Dec 20, 2018

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