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A 35-year-old female asked:

I have a blood clot in my lung and my heart beat hard and fast by me walking from my couch to kitchen is this part of the sypmtom?

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Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery 37 years experience
Yes: Pulmonary embolus creates less surface area of the lung to respire. This can cause shortness of breath, fatigue, tiredness.
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
Yes: And it could signal a worsening of your problem. Make sure your doctor is aware of the magnitude of your symptoms or go to the er. Pes can lead to very serious complications.

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