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Will a blood clot in lung stop me from going on my vacation?

Will a blood clot in lung stop me from going on my vacation?

No: As long as you are taking a blood thinner and will not be doing activities that could cause bleeding, then vacation should be fine. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Lung (Definition)

Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more


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Could i die from a blood clot in or right next to my lung?

Could i die from a blood clot in or right next to my lung?

Possibly : A pulmonary embolism (obstructing one or more pulmonary arteries) can become life threatening. ...Read more

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Blood clots in the legs, how can I tell? On pill and sit a lot.

Blood clots in the legs, how can I tell? On pill and sit a lot.

Pain is key, worse: When flexing/extending ankle. Is one leg larger than the other? Call your doc if so or go to urgent care. U/s next, used to require venogram now rarely if ever done. The risk is dislodged clot, piece traveling to lung causing pulmonary embolus. Can be lethal. ...Read more

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Will a toe laceration stop me from going on my vacation?

Will a toe laceration stop me from going on my vacation?

Probably Not: If the laceration has been evaluated and your physician has does not see any cause for concern the you will probably be able to go on vacation. That being said, you should discuss with the doctor the details on where and what plans you have so that he/she can make more tailored recommendations on activity. ...Read more

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Can the spot on my right lung cause me to throw up blood or is it just from coughing answer asap never smoked?

Can the spot on my right lung cause me to throw up blood or is it just from coughing answer asap never smoked?

Coughing: Either way you can cough up blood from a spot on the lung or from hacking too much.If symptoms persist, make an appointment with your physician for a definitive answer. ...Read more

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My great grandma got sent to the hospital for a fractured hip and a blood clot in her lung and she's 96. What could happen?

My great grandma got sent to the hospital for a fractured hip and a blood clot in her lung and she's 96. What could happen?

Death vs Improvement: At 96 hip fractures and pulmonary emboli (blood clots in the lungs) are serious (not that they are ever not serious) and commonly lead to death. With exemplary care and a lot of luck she might be able to pull through, especially if her mental status is good. However you should be prepared for a fatal outcome, i'm sorry to say. ...Read more

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Will shortness of breath stop me from going on my vacation?

Will shortness of breath stop me from going on my vacation?

Maybe...: It depends on the degree of shortness of breath, how far away you are traveling as well as the etiology of your shortness of breath, ie what is causing you to have this? The answer to if you can travel short of breath requires an evaluation by your doctor. Shortness of breath can be life-threatening so you should see your doctor prior to any traveling. And, if your symptoms worsen, go to er. ...Read more

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How do I know my lung is damage from blood clot in the lungs which i had for two weeks?

How do I know my lung is damage from blood clot in the lungs which i had for two weeks?

PE: Pulmonary embolism might cause lung "infartc" and damage it but it is not common if you find pe early and has started the treatment. Your doctor is in better position to answer your question, but a pulmonary function test can tell you about lung function loss if it is indicated. ...Read more

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The inner of my nose bleed but blood dun flow out only when i put tissue in then i see blood.i have lose from 82 to 75.7 in about 1 mth also?

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The inner of my nose bleed but blood dun flow out only when i put tissue in then i see blood.i have lose from 82 to 75.7 in about 1 mth also?

Epistaxis: You need to see an ENT doctor to evaluate the cause of bleeding. It ranges from simple nose bleed to vascular tumors in the nose ...Read more

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I think I have a blood clot in my arm from getting blood taken at the hospital. What to do?

I think I have a blood clot in my arm from getting blood taken at the hospital. What to do?

Warm compressess: You have superficial phlebitis if the hand swells up need to see doctor and get a doppler to rule out bigvessel blood clot that may need blood thinners. ...Read more

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If a motocross athlete recently had a bad crash & gets put on blood thinners for a brain veneal blood clot whats the soonest they can go back?

If a motocross athlete recently had a bad crash & gets put on blood thinners for a brain veneal blood clot whats the soonest they can go back?

Never! But 4 sure-: -not until Ur treating neurologist stops Ur anti-coagulants & gives U the OK. U will still B more apt 2 have a 2'nd episode compared 2 the general population. Next time U May not recover. ...Read more

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Can you get xarbon monxide posiong from sitting in a csr that's turned on for a while? my friends broke down so we came to sit here nd wait in the car

Can you get xarbon monxide posiong from sitting in a csr that's turned on for a while? my friends broke down so we came to sit here nd wait in the car

Yes: Yes it is possible if there is not good ventilation. Make sure you are not in an enclosed area and that there is good ventilation or just turn the car off. ...Read more

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I am a brain stroke patient taking blood thinners and start having red rashes on my feet. Like blood coming out of veins due to thinness. What to do?

I am a brain stroke patient taking blood thinners and start having red rashes on my feet. Like blood coming out of veins due to thinness.  What to do?

See your doctor: If you are taking blood thinner and have signs of either a red rash you need to see your doctor as soon as possible to make sure you do not have a hematological problem that was induced by the blood thinner. ...Read more

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My grandma died in icu from an abcess in her intestate and got into her blood streem they put her on dialysis and had a stroke what causes this?

My grandma died in icu from an abcess in her intestate and got into her blood streem they put her on dialysis and had a stroke what causes this?

So sorry: You describe a complicated course with multiorgan system failure. My condolences go out to your an your family. Remember that we all will die - it's 100% certain. It sounds like it was your grandma's time. Hard to accept it but sometimes people are too ill to pull through. She may have had many other underlying issues that contributed - one can only speculate here. ...Read more

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I can't hear out of my left ear. It started after i went from high altitude to low altitude and it never popped on the way back to high altitude.

See an ENT doctor: Your complaint is common but unless you have an infection or underlying condition it is usually self limited. Your doctor can teach you how to "clear" your ears by releasing pressure through the eustachian tubes like scuba divers are required to do. If you have an otitis you will need treatment and an ENT is the expert you should seek. ...Read more

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Blood Clot (Definition)

A blood clot or thrombus is the final step of the coagulation cascade. It is a good thing when your body is trying to stop blood loss, however a blood clot can form in the veins after prolonged periods of immobility. This type of like ...Read more