Heart Attack – Blood Clot in Heart

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Blood clots are some gel-like masses formed by platelets and fibrin in the blood to stop bleeding. The blood clot in a coronary artery may cause heart attack.

The possible symptoms of blood clots in coronary artery (heart attack) include:

  • Pressure, tightness, pain, or a squeezing or aching sensation in your chest or arms that may spread to your neck, jaw or back
  • Lightheadedness or sudden dizziness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Nausea, indigestion, heartburn or abdominal pain
  • Cold sweat
  • Fatigue

Besides, blood clots can occur in other parts of the body:

  • Blood clot in an artery of the brain may cause stroke.
  • Blood clot in the lung may cause pulmonary embolus, or PE.
  • blood clot in an intestine artery may cause mesenteric ischemia.

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