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what should be done about blood clots in the lungs?

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Dr. Aasim Sehbai
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Clots in lung: Coumadin (warfarin) for 9-12 months and proper workup.
Answered on Dec 8, 2018
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Dr. Nicolas Mouawad
15 years experience Vascular Surgery
Blood thinners: It depends on when the blood clot was found, but you need to be on a course if blood thinners, minimum 3 months. And a search for the cause of blood clots is necessary.
Answered on Feb 1, 2014

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