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Blot clot scare

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Pomegranatee Sun 27-Oct-19 09:08:11

Felt very unwell yesterday. Chest pains, breathlessness and racing heart. Doctor was immediately concerned of a pulmonary embolism, risk factor being I'm on the pill.
Several hours later I'm discharged from hospital with pneumonia, antibiotics and bed rest to try and ease my tachycardia.

It's really scared me that their first thought was a blood clot and I'm wondering how common they are when taking the pill. Is it worth coming off the pill?

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Emptyspacex Sun 27-Oct-19 15:10:27

There is a slight risk of clots on the pill. Ive heard of it quite a lot actually and i myself had one on the pill within the first year of being on it.
You have to weigh up the risks and benefits and do what's best for you.

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