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A 48-year-old female asked:

Will a blood clot in your legs are arm affect your blood pressure and your heart rate?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
If the clot remains at the site of formation in the vein, it will not affect the blood pressure. If it dislocates and gets into the lungs it could problems from shortness of breath, bloody cough, high blood pressure in lungs to sudden death.

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Last updated May 3, 2021

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