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Description of Pulmonary embolism

According to dictionary definition  DefinitionAccording to dictionary definition  Normally, if someone gets hurt, the body forms a blood clot to stop the bleeding. Some people get too many clots or their blood clots abnormally. If a blood clot in a deep vein breaks off and travels through the bloodstream to the lungs and blocks blood flow, the condition is called pulmonary embolism.  Causes and Risk FactorsAccording to dictionary definition  Risk factors for excessive blood clotting include:1. Certain genetic disorders2. Atherosclerosis3. Diabetes4. Atrial fibrillation5. Overweight, obesity, and metabolic syndrome6. Some medicines7. Smoking  Complications and When Should You See a DoctorAccording to dictionary definition  1. Blood clots can form in, or travel to, the blood vessels in the brain, heart, kidneys, lungs, and limbs. A clot in the veins deep in the limbs is called deep vein thrombosis (DVT). DVT usually affects the deep veins of the legs.2. Other complications of blood clots include stroke, heart attack, kidney problems and kidney failure, and pregnancy-related problems.  TreatmentAccording to dictionary definition  Treatments for blood clots include:1. Blood thinners2. Other prescription medicines

 

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