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Posted on Tue, 19 Aug 2014 in Heart Attack
Question: I have two DVTs, one below the calve and one in the groin. I have been been on high dose asprin therapy and compression stocking following a two year run on cumadin ( from 5 DVT and multiple PE) I have since been diagnosed with asthma and am treated with inhalers. I am experiencing chest pains with increasing amounts and an unproductive cough. The inhalers are not helping and the pains are coming with nausea and facial sweating in addition to fatigue. I am curious if this is just asthma as I am very active or something more that the doctors are missing again?
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To rule out PTE

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Dear Ms

It's unusual to see appearance of asthma at the age of 42 years. Late onset of asthma is very rare. Based on your co - existing history of DVT & PTE possibility of pulmonary thromboembolism needs to be considered and ruled out. I would suggest you to consult your Physician and discuss this probability.

Do get back to me if you need any further assistance, will be glad to assist you.


Take care

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Dr T Shobha Deepak
MBBS, MD
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