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blood clot in the lungs?

A: I had two clots in my lungs last December.they gave me injections of lovinox for four days and I have been on Coumadin every since.It seems that I have a clotting decease called Lupus anticoagulant.So it looks like I will be on Coumadin forever. my friend was recently in the hospital for a blood clot on her lung. she was in the hospital for close to 2 weeks. it can be treated by meds. surgery usually isnt required. if you think you have a blood clot though, get yourself to the ER right away!!...


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  Does/can a PET scan show/light up for a blood clot in the lung?

A: Hello,blood clot in the lungs is called pulmonary embolism. the best modality to look for blood clot is pulmonaryangiography and ventilation perfusion scan. PET scan is used to look for spread of cancer in the body. It hasno role in looking for blood clot in the lungs....


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What Are the Symptoms Of blood clots In the lungs?

A: Chest pain, blood-streaked sputum when coughing, rapid breathing, increased heart rate and shortness of breath are symptoms of this condition. blood clots in the lungs can cause symptoms such as shortness of breath, chest pain, rapid heart rate and possibly coughing up blood. Most symptoms develop very suddenly. Your lungs seem heavy It is hard to breath and you run out of breath easy. Spitting up blood. In any of these cases you need to see a doctor. the most common symptoms are sudden, sharp chest pain that worsens with deep breathing, and...


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What Are the Symptoms Of blood clots In the lungs?

A: Chest pain, blood-streaked sputum when coughing, rapid breathing, increased heart rate and shortness of breath are symptoms of this condition. blood clots in the lungs can cause symptoms such as shortness of breath, chest pain, rapid heart rate and possibly coughing up blood. Most symptoms develop very suddenly. Your lungs seem heavy It is hard to breath and you run out of breath easy. Spitting up blood. In any of these cases you need to see a doctor. the most common symptoms are sudden, sharp chest pain that worsens with deep breathing, and...


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How serious are blood clots in the lungs?

A: Well they are in the right place....the will need to monitored very closely but with proper guidance this person should be ok. they may have to take cumadine but they will be ok. the doctors won''t let this person go home until they are stable! Extremely serious. If not detected and treated it will be fatal. fatal. As far as I know you can die from one. So their pretty freak-en serious. If they are identified they become less dangerous (just by the fact that they acn be treated!) but

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What could be the cause of blood clots in the lungs ? Medics please?

A: it can be cancer trowing clots into the blood vessels...hope not!! have you blood clots in lung? then why are you wasting time asking yahoo Q A (as good as they be) when you should be going to doctor or hospital where there are doctors and consultants with the expert knowledge.l if hes a non smoker then he might need some medical help. this might cause a strong heart attack or mice guts Dunno bout specific blood clot in lungs, but a

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Shortness of breath sometimes, Scared for it to be a blood clot in the lungs?

A: Get the catscan, it''s better to be safe then sorry. Try to get monthly checks on it. if it gets worse, conntact a docter or get another catscan. the first doctor said to go get a catscan, so i think you should do that. its better to be safe than sorry. Lizzie go get a catscan just to be on the safe side. And it will put your mind at ease. Your health is nothing to fool around with. Get in the car and get to the ER. Good luck you''ll be in my prey''s. You should get it checked up on, just to be sure, although don''t let it scare you, because it may just be anxiety, i get that too sometimes, it''s kind of like being a...


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Is it painful if someone is sleeping and they get a blood clot in the lung and die?

A: yes blood clots are associated with pain . so yes any blood clot anywhere will hurt . especially when it is in the lung area. do you feel it if someone steps on you while you are sleeping? I can tell you from personal experience, it is the worst pain imaginable. Endless anguish. Unbelievable pain. EXCRUCIATING. Totally all consuming. Of course, painful. Pulmonary embolism is the occlusion of one or more pulmonary arteries by thrombi that originate elsewhere, typically in the large veins of the lower extremities or pelvis. Risk factors are...


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Where do blood clots in the lung come from?

A: Also known as a "pulmonary embolism", a blockage in the lungs is caused by one or multiple "embolus" or "emboli", which may be a blood clot, a bubble of air, a piece of tumor or a fat particle from a broken bone. the blockage most often travels from the legs and through the bloodstream to the lung. the embolus can form due to poor circulation, an injury, or an adverse reaction to medication.. ...


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How Are the blood clots In the lungs? And How To Get Rid Of them?

A: they can develop there, or they can break off and travel into the lungs. In either case, they can be fatal if not tended to. To get rid of it, there a couple of different medicines. there is the lovenox injection, which is done in the fatty tissue of the abdomen, and then there is warfarin. Early in the time of treating the clot, both of the...


 
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