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Could Breathing In Dust Lead To Increased Chances For A Pulmonary Embolism
No: This has no association with pe.Get a more detailed answer ›
Usually a blood clot that migrates from one area of the body to another. Most commonly a clot from a leg vein to the lung . It can also pertain to a clot, or atheromatous material that moves from one segment to another, such as cholesterol material in a carotid lesion moving into the ...Read more
Not Likely: Unless your child has multiple other serious medical conditions, then it is very unlikely for a child to have a pulmonary embolus. But if your child has conditions which predispose to pe, then please seek prompt medical attention if you are concerned. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Chest pain on right side of chest, pain when breathing esp. deep breathes, ER ruled out pulmonary embolism, what else could be the cause of this pain?
2 Negative D-Dimer tests but extreme chest pain, difficulty breathing, exhaustion and rapid heart rate. Could I have a Pulmonary Embolism?
PE: It may take some time to return to normal after a pulmonary embolus (pe) depending on the location and size of the blood vessels involved. To be on the safe side, you should let your doctor know how you are feeling and double check that you are on the correct dose of blood thinner. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had a pulmonary embolism in march 2012 and was intubated in icu...I continue to have tightness in my lungs upon deep breathing and pain in my back.
Strange dropping sensation in chest, makes breathing short and heart fast. Ct scan clear, chest xray clear, not pulmonary embolism or dvt. What is it?
Event recorder: Supraventricular tachycardias are fairly common in young adults. This can cause similar symptoms. To know if that is the case, you need to have an event recorder to determine what is your heart rythm when you are having the symptoms. Transient atrial flutter or other supraventricular tachycardia with rapid ventricular response could cause it. Cut caffeine, nicotine and stress. Beta blocker. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: If the pe was caused by well-known risk factors such as immobilization, smoking, birth control pills etc and those are eliminated, chances are quite good. Also depends on the size of the pe and how it was treated. If you have an ongoing risk factor such as hereditary predisposition, cancer or an autoimmune disease, you may still have a good outcome but may continue to be at risk. ...Read more
Good: Must of the pulmonary emboli are asymptomatic just because they are very small. But when patients have symptomatic pulmonary emboli and they are treated 96% of them resolve without sequelae. It is only the 4% that do not resolve and can cause problems down the line. So chances of good outcome are on your side... ...Read more
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