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I have ploycythemia. And I had chest pains n shortness of breath all day and a headache. Can the polycythemia be the cause of that??? How serious is p

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Dr. David Lipkin
Internal Medicine

In brief: DVT with PE?

Sudden onset of chest pain and shortness ob breath in a patient with P.
vera raises the possibility of DVT and Pulmonary embolism. To be safe, go to the ER for evaluation.

In brief: DVT with PE?

Sudden onset of chest pain and shortness ob breath in a patient with P.
vera raises the possibility of DVT and Pulmonary embolism. To be safe, go to the ER for evaluation.
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