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How would know you were having a pulmonary embolism?
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: May not...
Pulmonary embolism can happen without any symptoms so you may not know you are having a pe.
If symptoms are present, the most common symptoms are acute shortness of breath with an increased heart rate. If any of these symptoms occur, get to an er for evaluation as pe can be life-threatening.

In brief: May not...
Pulmonary embolism can happen without any symptoms so you may not know you are having a pe.
If symptoms are present, the most common symptoms are acute shortness of breath with an increased heart rate. If any of these symptoms occur, get to an er for evaluation as pe can be life-threatening.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Dr. John Szawaluk
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree
In brief: See Below
Common symptoms are shortness of breath at rest or with activity, chest pain espeicially with breathing, fast heart rate, lightheadedness.
There are very specific tests to make or exclude the diagnosis. Seek medical attention asap.

In brief: See Below
Common symptoms are shortness of breath at rest or with activity, chest pain espeicially with breathing, fast heart rate, lightheadedness.
There are very specific tests to make or exclude the diagnosis. Seek medical attention asap.
Dr. John Szawaluk
Dr. John Szawaluk
Thank
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