She also revealed that a side effect of her pulmonary embolism was violent coughing, which caused her C-section incision to open.
When she returned to surgery, the doctors found that a hematoma, which is a swelling of clotted blood, had submerged into her abdomen.
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Finally, Serena had to endure yet another surgery where doctors placed a filter into a major vein to prevent more clots from migrating to her lungs.
The athlete then spent the next several weeks recovering.