Now, 2010, I got a second clot -- in
both legs this time and wound up with a Pulmonary Embolism
that almost killed me. I was in
the hospital for 9 days and at first they thought I had pneumonia because
the same sort of symptoms present: cough, rib pain
, temp, aches.
I wore compression stockin
gs.... it actually helps my pain
. Keep her off birth control which seems to trigger in
young women. Keep her leg elevated as much as possible.