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Is Second Hand Smoke Dangerous For A Person Recovering From A Pulmonary Embolism
Yes: Second-hand smoke is dangerous for anyone, regardless of whether they're recovering from an acute illness or not. However, if you are recovering from an embolism, it would be best to avoid anything like second-hand smoke that might cause difficulty breathing or coughing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
All evening IV been greeting chest pain on the left hand side. I did have a pulmonary embolism in june and was off the warfarin in february.
Had a pulmonary embolism and came off the warfarin in feb but IV been getting bad back pains. Sharp pain at the top of my back on the right hand side.
I am still getting hard, sharp chest pains on my left hand side of my chest. Iv been to my gp and he is sure that it's not another pulmonary embolism?
Weeks: It usually takes weeks to start feeling better from an embolism to the lungs. It also depends if there is any damage to your heart. The body will start dissolving the clot and you can start to feel better sooner. The blood thinners prevent future clots while the body clears the current clots. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Warfarin is dangerous to take with other drugs, do I really need to take it for my pulmonary embolism?
Yes...: Warfarin is necessary in the treatment of pulmonary embolism or pe. The initial clot will allow more clot to form until the initial clot is destroyed by your body's own system. So, to prevent further clot from forming, a blood thinner is needed. There are other injectable blood thinners so see your doctor to discuss alternatives to warfarin. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How long will it take a 21 yr old healthy female athlete to recover from a pulmonary embolism caused by birth control?
If your a marathon walker, no family traits, don't smoke, do drugs, drink & are healthy how can you die of pulmonary embolism?
Second hand tobacco smoke can be irritating to the lining of the ear's normal draining tube (the Eustachian tube). Some estimate that exposure to second hand smoke is responsible for as many as 2 million extra ear infections each year in the US. Reducing exposure ...Read more
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