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Final stages of pulmonary hypertension

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 24 years experience
Deconditioning: After such a long hospitalization deconditioning is common. Acute & intensive rehab is important phtn aside.
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Dr. Charles Burger
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care 38 years experience
PH and walking: Pulmonary hypertension (ph) is not likely the cause of your mother not walking but check with her physician to be certain.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Burger
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care 38 years experience
PH Stages: There are not any specific stages of pulmonary hypertension (ph); however, one of the several ways your doctor determines the severity of the ph is by... Read More
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Dr. Charles Burger
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care 38 years experience
PH Stages: Pulmonary hypertension (ph) does not have stages; however, the symptoms are often graded using a functional class system. Class i is little to no symp... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Avdalovic
Pulmonary Critical Care 27 years experience
1 thru 4: Stages may refer to functional class which is i: no symptoms ii: symptoms with moderate exertion iii: symptoms with minimal exertion(short walk) ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 23 years experience
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
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
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
Pulmonology 29 years experience
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
Cardiology 46 years experience
Depends : It depends on the cause of the pah.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asaf Presente
Pulmonary Critical Care 18 years experience
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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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cynthia Thaik
Cardiology 33 years experience
Yes: Secondary pulmonary hypertension refers to pulmonary hypertension secondary to an underlying etiology, such as lung disease or heart disease. So these... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
Pulmonary Critical Care 24 years experience
High Blood Pressure : Pulmonary hypertension is high blood pressure in the lungs. There are many types and causes. You should definitely seek out either a lung specialist o... Read More
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