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Serena Williams Almost Died As C-Section Wound Opens Due To Chronic Cough Caused By Pulmonary Embolism

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Feb 21, 2018 – Serena Williams Almost Died As C-Section Infected Wound Opens Due To Chronic Cough Caused By Pulmonary Embolism

In a recent interview with the Cable News Network(CNN), 36-year-old Serena Williams revealed how she almost lost her life to childbirth and Cesarean section complications after birthing her daughter, Olympia.

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The athlete said she battled a life threatening illness, Pulmonary Embolism that forced her to undergo several life-saving surgeries after she gave birth to her daughter by c-section.

She said her C-section wound opened up because she battled chronic cough as a result of PE (sudden blockage of major blood vessel in the lung).

Serena said during one of the surgeries, surgeons discovered a large hematoma (clotted blood vessels) in her abdomen.

Pulmonary Embolism is a fatal illness that pregnant women above 35 should be careful of.

Obese women with family history of blood clots have a higher risk of developing a clot that can cause pulmonary embolism.

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  1. Mon

    February 22, 2018 at 1:31 AM

    Good as you survived such,thanks to God, you are privileged to be in advance world with good hospitals and doctors. If that happens to be in a shithole country,by now…that baby will be regarded as a witch who killed her mother…………..But again, despite the fact that giving birth naturally is painful,and only some can endure, there is always a great benefit in that as it helps in preventing such blood clothing.

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