Top
20
Doctor insights on: Filter Develops Shortness Breath Clot

Share
2

2
I have shortness of breath, but ecg, X-ray and clot test are all normal, what's going on?

I have shortness of breath, but ecg, X-ray and clot test are all normal, what's going on?

Shortness of breath: There are many reasons for shortness of breath for example heart disease, lung disease or even anemia. If mentioned tests are normal and you are still having symptoms, more evaluation is needed. Talk to your doctor.

3

3
I have shortness of breath sometimes, could it to be a blood clot in the lungs?

I have shortness of breath sometimes, could it to be a blood clot in the lungs?

Maybe: There are numerous causes of shortness of breath, some are: pulmonary embolism(like one of our tennis stars!), heart failure or coronary artery disease, lung diseases (asthma, copd, interstitial lung problems, pneumonia). It may even be the result of poor conditioning. Rec seeing a dr to rule out the more serious problems.

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
What kinds of diseases can cause shortness of breath, besides heart related and blood clot issues?

What kinds of diseases can cause shortness of breath, besides heart related and blood clot issues?

Many: Shortness of breath (sob) can be a symptom of many conditions other than heart and blood clot issues. Pulmonary conditions are a major example, ...Asthma, reactive airway disease, copd, bronchitis, pneumonia, etc, anxiety can even cause sob. If you're sob, see a dr. For an eval and work up. (if you smoke, stop). Good luck.

7

7
Is random chest pain that comes and goes infrequently and random shortness of breath that isn't bad likely to be a blood clot or anxiety?

Is random chest pain that comes and goes infrequently and random shortness of breath that isn't bad likely to be a blood clot or anxiety?

Chest pain: At your age serious pathology is unlikely though not Impossible ;anxiety is a diagnosis of exclusion so get checked out for complete reassurance

8

8
I was diagnose with pe a month ago. My chest dosen't feel tight or i don't have shortness of breath dose that mean that the blood clot is dissloving?

Probably yes: Yes, if you're on a blood thinner like warfarin (coumadin) or Heparin (lovenox), then gradually the clot starts dissolving and going away. However, make sure you follow up with your doctor and not stop the blood thinning medication unless instructed by your doctor.

9

9
I'm on Xeralto for about a week now& think my calve& rt leg weakness, shortness of breath are reactions?2nd CTW/dye showed clot gone after 2days.Help?

I'm on Xeralto for about a week now& think my calve& rt leg weakness, shortness of breath are reactions?2nd CTW/dye showed clot gone after 2days.Help?

Caution advised: The highest recurrence rate of PE and DVT is in the first 3 weeks. Your symptoms are atypical for Xarelto side effects. I assume you had a PE with a calf vein source for the clot. The clot is not "gone" it is broken up and further downstream. This will give you shortness of breath and the original clot will give you calf pain. Discuss this with your doctor but stopping the Xarelto now is unwise.

10

10
If there is no shortness of breath or pain - why else would only someone's upper arms swell up spontaneously? Clot history is present not on thinners.

If there is no shortness of breath or pain - why else would only someone's upper arms swell up spontaneously? Clot history is present not on thinners.

Swollen arms: this can happen from blood clots or from blockage of the superior vena cava (superior vena cava symdrome). This is the main vein draining the upper body of blood and if it's blocked by a tumor or clot then the upper body will swell. Best to be evaluated by a physician to determine the cause.

12

12
I suddenly started having an increased heart rate with chest pains and shortness of breath. No clots, and not caused by meds? What could cause this?

I suddenly started having an increased heart rate with chest pains and shortness of breath. No clots, and not caused by meds? What could cause this?

3 letters: SVT: Very common in your age group for these symptoms is svt, a rhythm condition in which the heart suddenly races. Switches on/off. Called supraventricular tachycardia, rates up to 180-210 beats per minute sometimes seen. It can be hard to catch: needs to be seen on an ECG for diagnosis. Best test is a 30 day event recorder, a device you lease for a month and which can be switched on when occurs.

14

14
Blood clot at 12 yrs ago after spinal surgery. Got in lungs. Have times where I have heavy shortness of breath for days. Is this related to the clot?

Blood clot at 12 yrs ago after spinal surgery.   Got in lungs. Have times where I have heavy shortness of breath for days. Is this related to the clot?

It's possible: It's possible that the part of the lung that was closed off from its blood supply 12 years ago when you got the clot has now developed scarring and so that part of the lung is dysfunctional. Who knows what happens when you get those bouts of shortness of breath. Perhaps, that part of the lung is making an overall difference.

15

15
I have been shortness of breath for a few days and now am having pain in my calf. No swelling or redness does this sound like a blood clot?

I have been shortness of breath for a few days and now am having pain in my calf. No swelling or redness does this sound like a blood clot?

NO: First, the type of blood clot that goes into the lungs usually arises in the pelvis, not leg. Second, the main symptom of a leg clot is swelling (which may also be sore). Finally, you need risk factors: birth control pills, recent surgery, recent fracture, long trip with immobilization, cancer, or a clotting disorder.

17

17
How can u tell if ur having a panic attack or its blood clot ? Have legs pain and shortness of breath

How can u tell if ur having a panic attack or its blood clot ? Have legs pain and shortness of breath

Pain in the leg: And shortness of breath are combination of symptoms that can be due to very serious problem of Blood clot in leg breaking and traveling to lungs Pulmonary Embolism And it needs to be ruled out as soon as possible by a simple test So please go to ER or call your primary care As soon as possible Anxiety by itself should not cause the combination is symptoms Good Luck

18

18
Right side of heart is enlarged getting legs checked 4 clots. Why isn't my heart dr checking 4 clot in lungs? I have shortness of breath, dizziness.

Right side of heart is enlarged getting legs checked 4  clots. Why isn't my heart dr checking 4 clot in lungs? I have shortness of breath, dizziness.

They should: Even if there is no clots in the legs that does not rule out that they are in the lungs. If your are that symptomatic, go to the nearest emergency room and get checked out.

19

19
Burning stiffness n bulging in both legs, shortness of breath n pain in back near shoulder blades, could this b a clot or embolism n what should I do?

Burning stiffness n bulging in both legs, shortness of breath n pain in back near shoulder blades, could this b a clot or embolism n what should I do?

Needs evaluation.: Your symptoms can be due to many things but you need to be evaluated asap. It is always important to rule out the most significant potential problem which could be a blood clot and possible pulmonary embolism (clot in the lung) or thoracic aneurysm. You should go to the emergency room where the proper tests can be done, the diagnosis made and the treatment instituted.

See 1 more doctor answer