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Blood clots, blood clots :( by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 22 Jan 2009 5:14pm It took the ER nurses, technicians, and doctor 7 hours to check me out. The conclusion was that I had several blood clots in my legs. The CAT scan didn't show any clots in my lungs, but the ER doctor felt that I probably had some small ones that were causing me get tired after just a few seconds of activity. I left the ER and went to a regular ... Read on »
Pace Points: Could YOU Have a Blood Clot? by wordstorunby Posted Tue 26 Jun 2012 3:03pm One of my running friends said it best, “It would be nice to know how to tell the difference between muscle pain and the type of pain you felt. Or maybe the really scary thing was that you couldn't tell?” I’ve been thinking a lot about that. And yes, one of the really scary things was that I honestly had no idea the pain I was feeling in ... Read on »
Risk of blood clots, arrhythmias from traffic pollution by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 24 Jan 2010 12:00am Published January 24th, 2010 in , , , , , , , Even healthy people exposed to ultrafine particulate pollution associated with traffic and fossil-fuel combustion for just two hours show changes in hear ... Read on »
Infection linked to dangerous blood clots in veins and lungs, U-M study shows by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Wed 04 Apr 2012 10:03pm University of Michigan Health System news Older adults who get infections of any kind – such as urinary, skin, or respiratory tract infections – are nearly three times more likely to be hospitalized for a dangerous blood clot in their deep veins or lungs, University of Michigan Health System research shows. T ... Read on »
Lungs Blood Clots May Not Originate From the Legs by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:06pm The most serious complication of a deep blood clot in the leg, is the clot breaking off, traveling to the lungs and causing a pulmonary embolism. A pulmonary embolism blocks the main artery of the lung and causes shortness of breath, chest pain, rapid breathing and in severe cases sudden death. A new study challenges the conventional wisdom tha ... Read on »
pulmonary emboli (blood clots) by Shawndra T. Patient Expert Posted Tue 21 Oct 2008 12:56am Hey everyone- I wanted to send a note of what I know so far from my PET/CT scan. I don't know yet the final result about the cancer. I do know, however, that they found a couple pulmonary emboli (blood clots) in my lungs (hence pulmonary). This can happen with an abdominal surgery, like I had. We don't know how long it has been there, it may have ... Read on »
Lungs Blood Clots May Not Originate From the Legs by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted Fri 23 Oct 2009 10:05pm The most serious complication of a deep blood clot in the leg, is the clot breaking off, traveling to the lungs and causing a pulmonary embolism. A pulmonary embolism blocks the main artery of the lung and causes shortness of breath, chest pain, rapid breathing and in severe cases sudden death. A new study challenges [...] Read on »
Blood is Thicker than Water by Piper Beatty Posted Wed 03 Apr 2013 5:38pm ...and MY blood, apparently, is thicker than it should be. So I visited my doctor yesterday for a quick clinic appointment, only instead of the normal chest x-ray/bloodwork/PFT routine this visit started with a CT scan, complete with IV contrast. And for those of you who need the cheat sheet version of why this additional test was necessary, l ... Read on »
Device works better than drugs for atrial fibrillation by Dr. J. Mariano Anto Bruno M. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 26 Mar 2009 3:39pm New breakthrough reported for atrial fibrillation patients A common irregular and often rapid heart rhythm is known as atrial fibrillation or A Fib. Roughly 2.2 million Americans are suffering from some form of heart rhythm disorder. In atrial fibrillation, the heart's two small upper chambers (the atria) vibrate irregularly instead of beat ... Read on »
One positive result of my blood clots by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 10:47pm My blood clots really weakened my body. On the Monday that I discovered the clots, I could only walk 50-100 feet, and going up stairs to my bedroom was really hard and my head was covered with sweat. I was in the hospital for 5 days and did a small amount of walking there -- I got up to about 400 feet. I gained almost 30 pounds of water-weight in m ... Read on »