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Filter Develops Shortness Breath Clot
If someone with a greenfield filter develops shortness of breath, could there be a clot in the filter?
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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
3 month long period, 80% clots bigger than a quarter, shortness of breath anywhere i go, tampon change 5x a day, wake up from sleep to change tampon.
Possibly: Yes possibly those could be the only symptoms ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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