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Pulmonary Embolism Symptoms Back Pain
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
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?
What would cause tightness in chest. Bloating. Breast pain. Low back pain. Have chronic radial artery occlusion. Pregnancy test negative.
Suffering from severe chest pain and shortness of breath for months now..Burning leaky bulging in legs n pain in back what could this b?Had echo n ekg
See a heart doc: Could be several different things and to find out you really should be seen by someone to go over the tests that you have already had and to determine if you need further tests or treatment. ...Read more
Can pericarditis cause pain in mid of chest rad. To rignt shoulder and right upper back? history of pericarditis/ pleurisy. Sleeping in recliner. Sle.
Check on chest pain: Chest pain is nothing to ignore! The potential origin of your symptoms includes: heart, lungs, mediastinum, esophagus, musculoskeletal, pericardium (sac around the heart), pleuritis, bronchiitis, or referred pain from a remote site. Your doctor will be concerned about accompanying fever, blood with coughing, vomiting, shortness or breath, difficulty reclining, tenderness. Get checked now please ...Read more
Gbs diag3/11/13, MS symptoms, ascending pain from foot to hip, what causes ascending unilateral pain, pain medication not relieving pain.
Have may thurner syndrome,moderately narrowed iliac vein,venous insufficiency. Chest pain L side when exhaling.Could it be pul embolism?C vein dr Mon.
Have chest pain and pressure. SLE pt. If lay back have lots of pressure and pain. Echo norm. Would costochondritis cause heavy chest pressure?
Yes: I am glad to have the information that the echo is normal because we can see this with pericarditis. Be certain your physicians has ruled out pericarditis. Costochondritis can cause your symptoms also but do you have that also. You also say you have pleurisy and this may be causing these symptoms. You should discuss this with your physicians ...Read more
Pain in neck radiates to shoulder and arm no chest pain and other symptoms.... Cause? PCP appt? History: HTN PCOS
A strain: This pain is most likely related to strain or overuse..you may not be aware of how or when it occurred. Since you have no other symptoms and are young, I think you can manage it yourself for a couple days: ice (15 minutes 3-4 times/day), then possibly heat, gentle stretching, avoid re-injury, & ibuprofen 600 mg three times a day for just a couple days. If not better, to PCP. Good luck! ...Read more
Chest pain and pressure. shortness of breath sometimes. ekg normal. could it be anxiety? or pulmonary embolism? any suggestions of tests to rule out
What could these symptoms indicate? Nausea, chest tightness/pain, shortness of breath, side pain.
Many possibilities: heart problems, esophagus disorders, musculoskeletal pain, gallbladder dysfunction, kidney stones, blood clot to the lung, asthma or reactive airways flair up. The list is long. A good history giving session with an interested physician would be most helpful. It all depends upon this history as to how aggressively and quickly you need to look into this. Sign up to Healthtap and see if we cant help ...Read more
Sore back pain under left ribcage. 17 hour bus trip. 2 negative leg ultrasounds and a negative d dimer. Could this still be pulmonary embolism?
Does pulmonary embolism have warning signs first? I'm not having symptoms but I've been on bed rest and trying to get back on feet slowly.
Chest pain, SOB: Signs of pulmonary embolism include chest pain and shortness of breath. This is an emergency. Preventive steps while on bed rest, aside from taking anticoagulant medication, include frequently flexing and extending the ankles, wearing compression or support stockings, and having the use of a pneumatic compression device. When able, get up and move around as much as possible. Hope that helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe: palpitations or irregular heart rhythm may be associated with PE but are also associated with may other things , many of which are benign. Usually there is some other symptom such as chest pain, sweating, shortness of breath or air hunger. A PE is unusual in a young active person who has not had trauma or surgery ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have you seen a Doc?: Classic symptoms of pulmonary embolism (PE) is s sudden onset of pleuritic chest pain (pain with breathing/coughing) & shortness of breath. Unfortunately, PE may have no obvious symptoms at presentation & that's why it's considered a silent killer! While, symptoms may vary from abrupt catastrophic hemodynamic collapse to gradually progressive dyspnea, pain that comes and goes would be atypical. ...Read more
Possibly: Of course if you're continuing to have recurrent bouts of embolism, your symptoms would worsen. If the initial lung damage was complicated by secondary infection, accumulation of pleural effusion or triggered right sided heart failure,symptoms would increase in severity .Otherwise after days or weeks the initial damage and symptoms generally gradually improve. ...Read more
I went to emerge with chest pain a while back. If i had a pulmonary embolism would they have found it?
Test results: A chest radiograph may be normal, EKG changes include SVT and an elevated BNP may be present. If large enough, PEs affect oxygenation and cause shortness of breath. If you had chest pain, you most likely did have a chest x ray, EKG and an oxygen level. If all your screening tests were normal, it is less likely that you had a PE. More details are needed though. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had a pulmonary embolism last year in june & was off the medication in feb. Iv been getting really bad upper back pains for 2 months now. Another pe?
Maybe Many or none: If the clot is big, sudden shortness of beath, chest pain, rapid breathing/heart rate, dizziness/weakness, fatigue, heart failure, blue/cyanotic lips/fingers/toes etc... Some people suffer from chronic embolism--small/tiny clots which may not cause much symptoms at all, but over time can cause more damage. So, if you have trouble wtih DVT etc..Take your meds and follow doc regularly. Good luck. ...Read more
Repeated PE: Intermittent pain bespeaks of repeated PE, not one PE with recurrent pain Seek your PMD advice ASAP ...Read more
Unlikely: This would be very unlikely.Get a more detailed answer ›
What are the symptom s of pulmonary embolism? My daughter has trouble exercising and has swelling and shortness of breath
Shortness of breath: Along with shortness of breath, signs of a pulmonary embolism would be coughing that may produce blood, chest pain that worsens when taking a deep breath, lightheadedness, wheezing, increased heart rate. If you are concerned of a possible pulmonary embolism, immediate medical attention is advised. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Symptom...: Pulmonary embolism can occur without any symptoms. Some symptoms include sudden onset of shortness of breath, coughing up blood, chest pain, racing heart, etc. The person may have a low oxygen level. If this diagnosis is suspected, go to the er immediately since this can be life-threatening. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Symptoms...: Pulmonary embolus or pe can happen in patients without any symptoms. If there are any symptoms, the most common symptoms are shortness of breath with increased heart rate. The patient tends to have a low oxygen level. There may be leg swelling if the clot originated in the leg, the most common scenario. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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