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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sarosh Batlivala
15 years experience in Pediatric Cardiology
High heart pressure: Pulmonary hypertension can be defined in multiple ways. This can include mean pulmonary artery pressure greater than 25mmHg or a specific measure of p ... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Elton
33 years experience in Pulmonology
Sometimes: Newborns don't have as many alveoli as do adults so many chronic problems in childhood can be grown out of such as lung damage from use of a ventilato ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnon Rubin
23 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Viagra (sildenafil) , also known as revatio, when used to treat pulmonary hypertension, dilates blood vessels and is used to treat pulmonary hypertens ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Elton
33 years experience in Pulmonology
Yes: Sildenafil - the active ingredient in viagra (sildenafil) - is fda approved as Revatio for treatment of pulmonary HTN in adults. It is likely that it ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Avdalovic
24 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Unlikely: Unless your child was born prematurely and had pulmonary hypertension diagnosed at that time or had a heart defect at birth...The diagnosis of pH is e ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience in Nuclear Medicine
Usuallly resolves: Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) is chronic lung disease in preterm infants that occurs following mechanical ventilation and oxygen therapy for acute ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience in Pediatrics
Often : Often times, memory issues in children are actually attention problems - they don't know what was just said to them because they weren't even listenin ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Stupple
8 years experience in General Practice
Appetite suppressant: Appetite suppressants like fenfluramine, dexfenfluramine, and Diethylpropion increase the risk of pulmonary artery hypertension (pah). Those with pah ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience in Pulmonology
Yes: Adcirca (tadalafil) is a once a day dru called a pde-5 inhibitor. These drugs cause blood vessels to widen, which may result in a decrease in pulmona ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience in General Surgery
It depends: it really depends on what is causing the pulmonary hypertension because some advanced cases that is not responding to medication might require a lung ... Read More

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