Pulmonary Embolism and horrible back pain?

I was released from the hospital with a PE 2 days ago. I initially went in because I woke up with back pain so bad it hurt worse than labor pains. I had no chest pain. The pain in my back did make me short of breath and it hurt to breathe. I was just wondering if the back pain was related to the PE, because I... show more I was released from the hospital with a PE 2 days ago. I initially went in because I woke up with back pain so bad it hurt worse than labor pains. I had no chest pain. The pain in my back did make me short of breath and it hurt to breathe. I was just wondering if the back pain was related to the PE, because I haven't heard anyone say they had back pain, just chest pain. Also, I had a baby 8 weeks ago, and was told the PE was due to that.
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