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Chronic Pulmonary Embolism

Chronic Pulmonary Embolism: Symptoms and Treatment

About

A condition which creates a blood clot inside the lungs.

Chronic Pulmonary Embolism occurs in 6 out of 1000 patients hospitalized in any cardiology department. [1]

- Treatable by a medical professional.
- Requires a medical diagnosis.
- Lab tests and Imaging are always required.
- Short term: can be resolved within days to weeks.

Chronic Pulmonary Embolism is the blockage in one of the pulmonary arteries in your lungs. It is caused by a clump of material which moves through your bloodstream and blocks a blood vessel in your lungs. Chronic Pulmonary Embolism can be life-threatening. However, with prompt treatment, the chances of death are greatly reduced.

Symptoms:

- Shortness of breath, chest pain and chronic cough.
- Fast heart rate or palpitations.
- A lightheaded or dizziness feeling.
- Back pain.

Treatment

Self-care:
- Drink plenty of fluids.
- Flex your ankles every 15 to 30 minutes when you sit.
- Wear support stockings to help promote the circulation of blood in your legs.

Medications:
Using blood thinners can help prevent the formation of blood clots or dissolve the existing ones.

Specialists:
Seek immediate medical attention from a Pulmonologist in case you start developing severe breathing and respiratory problems. At mfine, you will receive a comprehensive treatment plan for optimum health and speedy recovery.

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