I'm so scared I have a Pulmonary Embolism please help?

I am 25, healthy weight, not as active as I should be. About a week or so ago I got a cold, a viral infection, I had a runny nose, flem, cough, it eased up after about 3 or 4 days. I still have the cough though, had a bit of flem over the few days, but now no flem really. Anyway, I have had a terrible horrifying fear of Blood Clots for a long while and I went doctors yesterday about my cough and he gave me antibiotics to take, I only took my first one a couple hours ago. I keep having this fear that the wheeziness is a clot in my lungs and I am going to die without knowing!!! Please help me! Doctor examined my chest and said it was due to the viral infection. I am so scared,, please,, is it a Pulmonary Embolism? I keep thinking it is, that I am going to die???
Anonymous User
Anonymous User
Asked Jan 08, 2013
If you are not going to believe what your doctor told you, go to another doctor. If you have reason to believe you are having a pulmonary embolism you don't post a question on EHelp, you dial 911.
Rob
Answered Jan 08, 2013

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