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Pulmonary Embolism

Pulmonary Embolism: What it is, Symptoms, Causes and Risk Factors, Diagnosis, Treatments | National Heart Centre Singapore

Pulmonary Embolism - Symptoms

The symptoms for pulmonary embolism depend on the extent of the condition such as the size of the blood clots and if the patient has other underlying heart conditions. Some symptoms are as follows:
  • Cough
  • Angina (Also known as Chest Pain)
  • Shortness of breath
  • Leg pain or swelling, typically in the calf
  • Discoloured or sweaty skin
  • Fever
  • Dizziness
  • Heart palpitation (rapid heartbeat)

Pulmonary Embolism - How to prevent?

Pulmonary Embolism - Preparing for surgery

Pulmonary Embolism - Post-surgery care

Pulmonary Embolism - Other Information

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