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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jagdish Mishra
38 years experience Cardiology
Concerning: Watch for fluid intake, salt intake on a daily basis. Use the same scale and at the same time of the day. Gaining weight could mean she is retaining f ... Read More
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Dr. Charles Burger
36 years experience Pulmonology
CHF: Weight may fluctuate in patients with congestive heart failure (chf), often due to changes in fluid retention. She needs to discuss the current and ex ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Avdalovic
25 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
High BP in the lung: The pressure in the blood vessels of the lung is increased in pulmonary htn. Causes can include heart disease, disease of the lung and primary disease ... Read More
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Dr. Charles Burger
36 years experience Pulmonology
Pulmonary Hypertensi: High blood pressure in the lungs is called pulmonary hypertension (ph) or pulmonary arterial hypertension (pah). Pah is a chronic and life-changing di ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
58 years experience Cardiology
See below: Normal pulmonary artery pressure (pap) in a person living at sea level has mean value of 12-16 mm of hg.Pulmonary hypertension is present when mean p ... Read More
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Dr. Charles Burger
36 years experience Pulmonology
High BP in the lungs: High blood pressure (BP) in the lungs is called pulmonary hypertension (ph) or pulmonary arterial hypertension (pah). Pah is a chronic and life-changi ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Please see link: http://www.clevelandclinicmeded.com/medicalpubs/diseasemanagement/pulmonary/pulmonary-hypertension/#diagnosis.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
21 years experience Family Medicine
Sometimes: Pulmonary hypertension is not one disease, but several, and how inherited it is depends on the type of disease and the cause. There is a type called ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnon Rubin
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: If you have primary pulmonary hypertension there are several classes of drugs to treat it. Tracleer, (bosentan) revatio, letaris are some of the drugs ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
27 years experience Pulmonology
High pressure: Pulmonary hypertension is a rise the pressure readings in the pulmonary vascular bed. It can be estimated using a study called a cardiac ultrasound/e ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Depends : It depends on the cause of the pah.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Elton
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Yes: Sometimes there are congenital cardiac defects that can cause pulmonary hypertension even in newborns. While rare, a pulmonary embolism can cause acqu ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asaf Presente
16 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Depends on the cause: Pulmonary hypertension can be caused by a large variety of illnesses - chief amongst them heart failure and chronic respiratory disease. These are be ... Read More

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