Pulmonary Embolism Symptoms

Symptoms of a pulmonary embolism may include: Sudden shortness of breath. Sudden, sharp chest pain that may get worse when you breathe deeply or cough. Coughing up blood or pink, foamy mucus. Fast heart rate. Severe anxiety. Fainting.

Pulmonary Embolism Symptoms

Pulmonary Embolism Symptoms

Symptoms of a pulmonary embolism may include:

  • Sudden shortness of breath.
  • Sudden, sharp chest pain that may get worse when you breathe deeply or cough.
  • Coughing up blood or pink, foamy mucus.
  • Fast heart rate.
  • Severe anxiety.
  • Fainting.

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Current as ofJune 26, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine

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