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Can I Die From Blood Clot In Lung If I Ignore It
Possibly...: Blood clots in the lung can be life-threatening depending on the size and location of the clot. Patients can also get small, asymptomatic and non-life-threatening clots as well. If symptoms like shortness of breath and/or chest pain occur, it is imperative that the person seek evaluation by a doctor, usually in the er so diagnosis and treatment can be given so death hopefully does not occur. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more
No: Did you diagnose it or a doctor? That is not a diagnosis. ...Read more
A blood clot in arm/chest or leg would I be able to feel it & would that mean if it reaches my heart/lungs/brain I die or can it dissolve alone ?
Well : Blood clot's are always serious. Cannot diagnosis by chat. Consult primary care doctorface-to-face promptly or go to emergency room if you're having symptoms now for diagnosis and treatment ...Read more
My pa pressure is 65, how bad is that? I also have a enlarged heart, chest pressure, lung scarring from a blood clot in each lung. Will i die soon?
Depend on severity : You have severe pulmonary hypertension. Many causes, but by your history probably due to pulmonary embolism. Can be idiopathic, due to left heart disease, lung disease, thromboembolic disease and multifactorial. Treatment include oxygen, anticiagulation, diuretics, ca blockers, phosphodiesterase inhibitors, inhaled nitric oxide, prostacyclin. Talk to your doctor, if severe, surgery is an option. ...Read more
Irecentlygo somethingstuck deep in my sinus cavity about a year ago do u think if it pushed down far enough it could do damage and cause a blood clot?
Yes: If the pneumothorax creates enough pressure, it can compress the right side of the heart. This decreases the blood return to the heart. Without adequate blood return, your heart does not have enough blood to pump out to your body. This can be rapidly fatal. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How would I know if I had a pulmonary embolism? Would it occur suddenly or gradually? And if I have low blood pressure does that mean im in the clear?
I had a pulmonary embolism 4 months ago , they stop the blood thinner, it this mean I can have the risk to have a heart attack???
More info needed: Stopping blood thinners 4months after pulmonary embolism ( PE)does not necessarily increase risk for heart attack. My concern would be the risk for another PE. Without knowing the details of your condition and treatment, we can not fully understand the risks in your situation. Best to talk to your doctor about the decision to discontinue blood thinners ...Read more
Blood clots: No, you should not have this for the rest of your life and your doctor(s) have to pay close attention to your health. Things should work out OK - please keep me posted. ...Read more
Pulmonary embolus: A blood clot in the leg or pelvis (also called deep venous thrombosis) can occur with any major abdominal surgery. Smoking, obesity, prolonged immobility, or chronic medical condition can increase this chance. These blood clots can travel to the lungs causing a pulmonary embolus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have sarcoidosis in the lungs is it serious that i stop smoking and if i don't what could happen?
Bedridden. Fear blood clot, but afraid to go to Dr as it might dislodge a clot and go to lungs. What to do? Afraid of dropping dead if I move much now
Try HealthTap PRIME: HealthTap PRIME doctors see and treat you, via smartphone, tablet, or laptop. They can see photos you upload into your FILES. You can also send images during a live PRIME consultation. PRIME can be accessed from anywhere in the world, Of course, if the doctor feels that deep vein thrombosis might be the case, there is no way to get to the hospital without moving. We cannot "beam" you to Sick Bay. ...Read more
If I have a blood pressure of 120/80, is it possible that I will suffer from atrial fibrillation?
Can be deadly: The size of the clot dictates how dangerous it is. Very very tiny emboli may not have much clinical consequence, unless it happens frequently. A large embolus that blocks large amounts of flow to the lung can cause symptoms including shortness of breath and even cardiac arrest. Unexpected shortness of breath should always be considered an emergency and evaluated by a doctor right away! ...Read more
I went to sleep, but woke up and spit out a blood clot. I don't know where it came from. I never smoke and I'm not a heavy drinker. Is it cancer?
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