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If and when is it safe to go diving after having a pulmonary embolism

Posted by AWard

I had a pulmonary embolism the end of May 2011.   The doctors believe it was due to my birth control.  I am otherwise healthy 37 y/o female.   I am an experienced diver and would like to go diving in Hawaii in October.    My check ups show no ongoing problems.   I am on coumadin until November.   Is there a time frame I should wait before I can dive again?  
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when you get an answer to this question, please let me know. I am wondering the same thing, and also had PE related to birth control (was yours yaz or similar??) - is it safe to go scuba diving????
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