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I've had a cough for 4 days now, and chest tightness. No fever. Could I have a blood clot in my lung? How do you get a blood clot?

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Dr. Charles Gordon
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine
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In brief: Cough

If you had a blood clot in your lungs (a pulmonary embolism) you would be one sick cookie and would not be typing me over the net.
That is a potentially mortal condition and your doc would have you hospitalized and on anticoagulant therapy. 400 spaces is not nearly enough but you probably just have a bad cold or even a chest infection. Speak to your doc.

In brief: Cough

If you had a blood clot in your lungs (a pulmonary embolism) you would be one sick cookie and would not be typing me over the net.
That is a potentially mortal condition and your doc would have you hospitalized and on anticoagulant therapy. 400 spaces is not nearly enough but you probably just have a bad cold or even a chest infection. Speak to your doc.
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