I'm so glad to have found this group. I'm military, on a school assignment, and finally went to the ER on 14 JAN after I could no longer put my socks on without being severely winded. CT revealed several large PE's. Frightening image. I was deemed stable, so they put me on Xarelto and sent me home. I am now experiencing the fear, frustration, fatigue, etc. that I see expressed by others. How I went from passing fitness tests at military standards, to not being able to climb a few steps without stopping, is demoralizing. How do you cope with the paranoia of clots breaking loose? I find myself being hyper-sensitive to all senses: "What was that pain in my side just now?" "If I cough one more time it's going to jar something loose", and do on.
Thanks for all the posts. Good to know I'm not alone.
Any PE survivors feeling particularly anxious about getting coronavirus? (with it being a respiratory illness) I'm 3.5 years post-PE, and when I get colds, I sometimes get sore lungs with coughing. I also get sore lungs running outside in cold weather. I've been thinking about implications of having the disease with the condition of my lungs.I don't know if we're more susceptible to...
Hey guys just wondering is drinking permitted while on thinners I'm on eliquis & the nurse I had at the ER didn't really give me a clear answer . & everything K found on the web says we can have a standard drink . But I just wanna hear from others who may have ?