2. Pulmonary Embolism

When a person is experiencing the results and symptoms of deep vein thrombosis, or DVT, sometimes the clot is not always stationary. In fact, the clot has the ability to break away and travel throughout the body, sometimes ending up in the lungs. When this happens the blood clot can block a vessel in the lungs. Symptoms that a person might experience when this occurs include having a hard time breathing, pain in the chest and surrounding areas, dizziness, a quickened heartbeat and even sometimes spitting up blood. If any of these symptoms occur, the individual should seek medical help immediately.


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