27 Apr '17, 6pm

Cody was 22 years old when he experienced a pulmonary embolism due to factor V Leiden. He woke up coughing up blood:

Cody was 22 years old when he experienced a pulmonary embolism due to factor V Leiden. He woke up coughing up blood:

The personal story below is intended for informational purposes only. The National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) holds the rights to all content that appears on its website. The use by another organization or online group of any content on NBCA’s website, including the patient stories that appear here, does not imply that NBCA is connected to these other organizations or groups or condones or endorses their work. Please contact [email protected] with questions about this matter. My name is Cody. I am 22 years old, and I live in Seattle, Washington. I was a heavy smoker for about 10 years, which was a bad choice, I know. On February 9, 2017, I was diagnosed with a pulmonary embolism in my right lung, factor V Leiden heterozygous, and pulmonary infarction. It all started on January 2, 2017. I woke up out of sleep with a really sharp pain in my right side and shortness of bre...

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