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Pulmonary Embolism

A blockage in the pulmonary artery, which is the artery that supplies blood to the lungs, is called pulmonary embolism. The symptoms include stabbing chest pain, dizziness, increased heartbeat, rapid breathing, cough, and mucus in blood.

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I have been diagnosed with pulmonary embolism and experience lightheadedness and occasional breast pain despite taking medications. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I recently got discharged from the hospital with a diagnosis of PE in one submental right basal lobe and the other submental medial middle lobe. I have been asked to take Xarelto 15 mg twice daily. After discharge, I have felt lightheadedness several times with occasional pain in the c...  Read Full »

Dr. Kulkarni Rahul Suresh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. You have been correctly prescribed the anticoagulants. Sometimes because of the various medicines and the recent onset of pulmonary embolism (PE), you can feel lightheaded. Do not worry about it. Just take adequate rest...  Read Full »

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