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Hi. Please can you tell me if a Pulmonary Embolism and a Heart Attack can happen at the same time or can a Heart Attack cause a Pulmonary Embolism.. ?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
See below: A pulmonary embolism may precipitate a heart attack. Pulmonary embolism is not an immediate consequence of a heart attack.
Answered on Sep 10, 2018
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