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Husband is in icu. Docs say that he has pulmonary embolism . Will he be able to recover?

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Dr. Latonya Brown-Puryear
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
2 doctors agree

In brief: Pulmonary embolism

Depends on degree of clot burden and damage which resulted from the clot.
Being in the ICU can be precautionary or based on severity of actual illness. Speak to his physician.

In brief: Pulmonary embolism

Depends on degree of clot burden and damage which resulted from the clot.
Being in the ICU can be precautionary or based on severity of actual illness. Speak to his physician.
Dr. Latonya Brown-Puryear
Dr. Latonya Brown-Puryear
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Dr. Benjamin Lerner
Surgery - Vascular
1 doctor agrees

In brief: We hope so

Pulmonary embolisms are very serious problems, however with detection and treatment, patients certainly can make a total recovery.

In brief: We hope so

Pulmonary embolisms are very serious problems, however with detection and treatment, patients certainly can make a total recovery.
Dr. Benjamin Lerner
Dr. Benjamin Lerner
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