chest pain after 2 weeks of pulmonary diagnosis

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hi! i m 28 years old, for about 4 weeks before i had a placenta abruption during the 30th pregnancy week and lost the baby and i lost a lot of blood. after about 2 weeks i had chest pains i went back to the hospital and was diagnosed with pulmonary embolism they kept me there for 3 days treated me with blood thinners. Now i m on Xarelto (blood thinner)15 mg mornings and evenings the thing is now from the past 2 days i m having those upper left chest pains ( tightness/ discomfort) again is there any thing to worry should i visit the Hospital again. or is it normal to have these chest pain during the treatment.

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    When I was discharged from hospital for PE, I too was taking 15mg xarelto twice a day. It was one of the worst weeks of my life. I had pains in both my lungs, Very, Very low energy. I also had/have what I would describe as feelings behind both my knees, calves, thighs and left arm (they MAY be recurring sensations).

    5 weeks later, my energy is improving. I started walking around last week. Today, I have walk for about 60mins (45mins consecutive). I feel I have moved my blood around again, early night and rest for me tonight.

    I'm 40yrs old.

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    Hi Sasha, so sorry to hear about your experience. If you are on an anticoagulant it's unlike to be recurring PE's but it's not unknown!  My medication was calculated incorrectly and I suffered a recurrence of PE's. Please get it checked out by a doctor tonight. Good luck. 
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      Thank you for that, Boval. PEs aren't something to be messed about with. As we all (should) know, they can be a matter of life/death. 

      Any medics will understand and respect caution where they are concerned. 

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