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What makes pulmonary embolism cause increased heart rate?

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Dr. David Fertel
Surgery - Vascular
3 doctors agree

In brief: Lake of oxygen

Heart is trying to compinsate.

In brief: Lake of oxygen

Heart is trying to compinsate.
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Dr. David Fertel
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Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology
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In brief: Several

Possibilities. Pulmonary embolism can be associated with chest pain, decreased ability of the lungs to transport oxygen to the blood, and can generate a sense of anxiety.
All of these can increase the heart rate.

In brief: Several

Possibilities. Pulmonary embolism can be associated with chest pain, decreased ability of the lungs to transport oxygen to the blood, and can generate a sense of anxiety.
All of these can increase the heart rate.
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Dr. Paxton Daniel
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