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does blood thinners help with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension

A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vijay Iyer
26 years experience Cardiology
Depends on risk: Depends on CHADSVASC score. If score >2 then should be on anticoagulant. If bleeding risk is low Coumadin, (warfarin) apixaban or rivaroxaban are ... Read More
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Dr. Joel Gorfinkel
56 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Apixaban: Much more effective than the ASA and plavix (clopidogrel) combo in preventing stroke, and safer than warfarin. I assume that he is not warfarin (Couma ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hratch Karamanoukian
31 years experience Phlebology
More info: There is not enough information to answer this question. What is the underlying reason for anticoagulation? Atrial fibrillation, DVT, ventricular dysf ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
PAH: Complicated question, there are lots of therapies some effective, but no cures, best treated by a specialist in pulmonary hypertension.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Blue skin: Blue skin requires hypoxemia, pah can be present without hypoxemia.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Yes, no: The problem in primary pulmonary hypertension is getting blood through the lungs, not oxygenating it. This causes all kinds of misunderstanding. Since ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Glad to see: That you are being followed by your doctor. Seeing a nutritionist would be a good next step. Your doc may have a referral. Peace and good health.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
No: They've found a home. They're not going anywhere. And they can't hurt you anymore. It's 'the next one" that can be dangerous. That's the reason for th ... Read More
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