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What is the pulmonary embolism recovery time?

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Dr. Rada Ivanov
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
3 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

While you can recover physically from a mild pe in a few days or weeks, it is recommended that you take a blood thinner for 6 months, and if this is a recurrent pe, you may need blood thinner lifelong.

In brief: Depends

While you can recover physically from a mild pe in a few days or weeks, it is recommended that you take a blood thinner for 6 months, and if this is a recurrent pe, you may need blood thinner lifelong.
Dr. Rada Ivanov
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Dr. Carlo Hatem
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Days to weeks

Depends on underlying health and extent of embolism, size of clot .
..Etc.

In brief: Days to weeks

Depends on underlying health and extent of embolism, size of clot .
..Etc.
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