Short faintness attacks during recovery - are these significant?

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Female 70, massive saddle PE six months ago. Very quick initial recovery but now on long slog back to health with very little stamina. On permanent warfarin, INR ok. Getting occasional short-lived attacks of something similar to the faintness/dizziness that was the first symptom of the PE only milder and no obvious physical effects like pulse or breathing. A nurse friend witnessed one and said "you look alright, I've seen enough people with serious conditions to know, you're ok." I have lingering doubts. The obvious answer is to see a GP, I know, but are these particular symptoms a common feature of recovery from a very serious PE?                        

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