Just released from hospital due to PE. Still anxious I have a clot.

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Like the title says, I went into the hospital on Friday last week due to shortness of breath and sweating, found put I had two clots in my lungs. They went in with a catheter and used thrombolitics to break them up, and after the procedure I was feeling good and breathing better.

Now fast forward to today, I'm getting twinges of what feel like muscle aches in my left arm and in the left lower part of my ribcage, and a feeling of muscle tightness or fullness in my left leg. My anxiety is through the roof again now because I don't think they got the clot, and now I think its travelling through my body. I don't want to go back to the hospital again. Has anyone had this happen to them before?

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    This is very normal. You'll have pain and anxiety for months. You're not alone, we all went through it. I assume you're on blood thinners? If you are, the chance of you getting another clot while on them is extremely low. You have been through a major trauma. Your body and mind need time to heal, and a lot of it.

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