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A 32-year-old male asked:

3 weeks ago i had a pulmonary embolism. no signs of dvt from doppler of both legs. on xarelto. i have a dull aching pain in my back all of a sudden and i am not sure if it's cause of another clot or the pushups i did the day the pain came. wat to do?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Please evaluate: You are at risk for another PE and please seek medical care in the Emergency room. The symptom may be related to muscular strain, but I would advise seeing the Emergency department or your PCP right away. Watch for shortness of breath.
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