Pulmonary Embolism

About- Pulmonary embolism also called lung embolism is a blockage in one of the pulmonary arteries in the lungs commonly caused by blood clots that travel to the lungs from the legs.

Symptoms-
 Anxiety
 Chest pain
 Cough
 Cyanosis
 Dizziness
 Excessive sweating
 Fainting
 Fever
 Irregular heartbeat
 Leg pain or swelling
 Lightheadedness
 Rapid breathing
 Rapid heartbeat
 Restlessness
 Shortness of breath
 Spitting up blood
 Weak pulse
 
Causes-

Pulmonary embolism occurs when a clump of material, most often a blood clot, gets wedged into an artery in your lungs. Several medical conditions and other factors for developing this disease are as follows
 Air bubbles
 Collagen or other tissue
 Deep vein thrombosis
 Fat from the marrow of a broken long bone
 Inactivity for a long period
 Injury or damage
 Several Medical conditions
 Tumor

Specialists to visit
 Cardiologist

 Pulmonologist
 Hematologist

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References
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.medicinenet.com
https://www.nhs.uk

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