I Have Pulmonary Embolism

Pulmonary Embolism anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Pulmonary Embolism. You're not alone. 33 People

    In October 2013 I had a pulmonary embolism.

    I now am on blood thinners.and get it monitored weekly/every other. I have a blood disorder that produces clots,plus I take a medicine that can produce clots.I have a CT yearly.
    Chelsea1973 Chelsea1973
    41-45, F
    Nov 16, 2015

    Off Work With Pulmonary Embolism!

    Hi, i was diagnosed as having PE on March 2nd after being ill for a while! Doctors didn't know what was wrong with me & i had various Blood tests, scans etc! I was in hospital and finally diagnosed. I am still feeling poorly and its 5 weeks ago now! I still have SOB & chest pain...
    Lesleysmith23 Lesleysmith23
    46-50
    6 Responses Apr 6, 2011

    Knee Surgency Turns Into Pe

    So I just got home from the hospital today after the last couple of day. I am 23 year old healthy female. I am very active and had knee surgery to repair a torn mesic us. Surgery went fine and was home Friday to recoup. Saturday early morning I woke up at like 330 am. I felt...
    Ak72701 Ak72701
    22-25
    Feb 17, 2013

    32 And Diagnosed With A PE!

    On Oct 7 2012 I was at the movies when I started having trouble breathing. Got up to get some water and it just got worse, my heart was racing and I felt lightheaded. I had my little sister with me so I called 911 to be safe as she was 10 yrs old at the time and we were far...
    perta perta
    31-35
    2 Responses Jan 26, 2013

    Teenager With Pulmonary Embolism.

    Hey there, my name is Jessica and I'm 17 years old, from British Columbia, Canada. December 30th, 2012 was a day I'll never forget. It was the day that the doctor giving me an ultrasound for a possible bladder infection told me that the pain I was feeling was a burst appendix and...
    JessicaPerrry JessicaPerrry
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Jan 23, 2013

    My PE

    Hi there I was found to have a PE in both lungs a week gone Wednesday, I've been on heparin injections for 7 days which took me yo wed gone and warfarin. Bloods done yesterday down to 1.9 so hey ho back on injections. Two days before that my bloods were 4.4. I'm reading about...
    Suecalvert Suecalvert
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jul 1, 2013

    Very Scared................

    i was cleaning the house and when i finished i had like a tiny quick sharp pain near my heart....it went away so i thought nothing of it.....then it came back......so i went to the dr. she said i pulled a muscle, gave me meds and sent me home, well 2 days later, i felt like i had...
    vbarton123 vbarton123
    31-35
    1 Response Aug 15, 2012

    Terrified...At 25 PE And Then At 27 PE & DVT!

    July 2010 i fell over on my way home and woke up next day and couldn't stand on my ankle, went to A&E and they said i tore the ligaments and put a bandage on it and gave me crutches. i thought no more of it. we were really busy as we were moving to Scotland in September with my...
    Jcs29 Jcs29
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 23, 2013

    My four-year anniversary is coming up

    and I want to celebrate!
    Fahnette Fahnette
    41-45, F
    Apr 23, 2014

    My name is Marta. I am

    now 48 years old. I had a pulmonary embolism June 25th of 2014. I was with my daughter and a friend at the library.. the days before I felt tired and like I had been having an asthma attack the previous days while mowing the lawn. I will be on warfarin forever and I will have...
    Mahharet Mahharet
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Mar 15, 2014

    What Happens Now?

    im 41 years of age female,2 months ago i found i was breathless and having a few pains in my chest,i put this down to indigestion,(how wrong was i).i went to bed that night couldnt  sleep couldnt breath (i opened window to get fresh air which helped)next morning (not much...
    carolwhitehad carolwhitehad
    41-45, F
    1 Response Sep 30, 2009

    In November 2012, I had a pulmonary embolism.

    I started to feel sick but I simply thought it was a bad cold or something…After a week, it got even worse; i had no energy and i couldn't breathe properly. My heart was beating so fast for a simple effort like walking 2 steps or take a shower. Until the day I couldn't even...
    Dory23 Dory23
    26-30, F
    Jan 15, 2014

    I just had 3rd PE 12/17/13.

    First 2 were post-op, this one unprovoked. I was not on anti coagulation but should have been. I was rushed to OR and received Ultrasound guided administration of TPA and Heparin via EKOS for 24 hrs. Went home in 2 days, now on daily Xarelto but a bundle of nerves!! I hated...
    LisaRenee519 LisaRenee519
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jan 11, 2014

    My Pulmonary Embolism

    We are not for sure how I came about having a pulmonary embolism, but this is how I think it came to be and the only explanation we have.  I have a van and when I drove I had a habit of putting my left leg in between the seat and the door, which made ...
    bbygrlx4 bbygrlx4
    46-50
    1 Response Aug 15, 2010

    Here We Go Again!!!!!

    Twenty years ago after surgery I found I had PE a week ago after a long road trip to beautiful sunny warm Qld found myself with the symptoms of PE again....hospital post haste to find it was indeed PE...ironic
    nannag2441 nannag2441
    61-65, F
    1 Response Jul 25, 2012
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