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Pulmonary Embolism -- First Event - Does a pulmonary embolism desolve over time?

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itsmetoo2 7 Oct 2009

Your Physician will give you medicine to break it up. If the doctor thinks that this will happen again they may put a screen to act as a filter. Finding the blood clot is the major key. To prevent another is the next goal.

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DemoninDC 17 Jan 2012

Yes it does as long as you are taking Warfarin, Arixtra, or Lovenox. You need to see a hematologist and possibly a cardiologist. Make sure your hematologist orders an Echocardiogram.

rodfuller 16 Mar 2017

I have this as well, my doctor informs me depending how large the blood clot is in your chest it can take a very long time. no medicine can dissolve it. Only your own body will. xarelto may prevent another clot only, not help to dissolve your clot. free discount card

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