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Why Could A Broken Femur Cause A Pulmonary Embolism
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
No: there is no clinical evidence that I know of. ...Read more
Could a very large saddle pulmonary embolism cause permanent lung damages a i'm still quite breathless after nearly 3 months of bein diagnosed?
My bottom lip keeps feeling cold \u0026 numb \u0026 this is starting to worry me as i hav been diagnosed with a saddle pulmonary embolism wot could cause this numbness & cold feeling in my lip?
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?
Blood clot: A pulmonary embolism is the result of a blood clot travelling to your lungs. The blood clot (referred to usually as a DVT) is usually found in the veins in one or both of your legs. This breaks loose and travels up through the IVC to the heart and then to your lungs. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
DVT: The most common cause of a pulmonary embolism is deep venous thrombosis . Dvt usually occurs in individuals with trauma , hypercoagulable state, or immobilization. In individuals who have a DVT risk of pe can be 30% without treatment. If the DVT is treated risk of pe is substantially less ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is a pulmonary embolism? What is a pulmonary embolism, what causes it, and what can I do to diminish my risks?
Clot in lungs: Blood clots forming in leg vains and pelvic veins can travel to lungs causing pulmonary embolism. The way to avoid it is to stay active and prevent long periods of inactivity. Active dorsi and plantar flexion of feet should keep calf muscles pumping blood out of legs and prevent pe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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