Patient stories

People who have experienced a thrombosis or a pulmonary embolism share their experience
I spent one week at hospital thinking that my life was over and that I would not come out alive

David

39 years old, pulmonary embolism

Every day pain was getting more intense and anti-inflammatories were not a relief. I was suffering so much that I even lost two kilos

Araceli

34 years old, deep vein thrombosis

“Due to a thrombosis my leg will never be the same. Sometimes it hurts, but I need to move on. I was able to reach Machu Picchu!”

Giuliana

31 years old, deep vein thrombosis

“I had to ask for permission at work for my injections”

Alfonso

36 years old, deep vein thrombosis

“During the night I could not rest my leg due to pain and tears were coming out”

Ester

25 years old, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism

“You have been very lucky, doctors told me”

Pere

45 years old, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism

“Don’t worry, you don’t have anything. Just make sure you rest your arm and that’s it”

Laura

19 years old, venous thrombosis in arm

“During the night I could not rest my leg due to pain and tears were coming out”

Teresa

67 years old, cancer and pulmonary embolism

“On the next day, pain changed: my chest oppression disappeared and pain appear on my shoulders and back side of my back”

Carmen

36 years old, pulmonary embolism

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