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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience in Neurology
No association: There is no association between intracranial hypertension and pulmonary hypertension.

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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
27 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
MCTD: You mentioned you have scleroderma and SLE. You need to be seen by a lung doc if you have not seen one already. You conditions need a multi disciplina ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
20 years experience in Family Medicine
See below: Hypertension loosly refers to high blood pressure of any cause, but usually the routine high blood pressure in all arteries in the body. Pulmonary hy ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King answered
39 years experience in Phlebology
Lung vs body: Pulmonary hypertension (ph) is when there is an increase in pressure in the pulmonary circulation, leading to shortness of breath, regular hypertnesi ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Pah: They are the same, you mean pulmonary arterial hypertension. It is high blood pressure in the lung circulation. It needs to be evaluated and treard.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Hahn
27 years experience in Cardiology
Peripheral vs Lung: Systemic arterial hypertension or just regular hypertension is elevated pressure in aorta or peripheral circulation (arms, legs). Pulmonary hypertensi ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Glueck
56 years experience in Clinical Lipidology
Probably not: 'Systemic and pulmonary hypertension are not usually related. Would get ecchocardiogram to check possible causes of LA dilatation
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Garner
15 years experience in Cardiology
Six of one...: They're both awful, awful diseases, and depending on how you get them, equally fatal. Pulm fibrosis almost always leads to some degree of pulmhtn but ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
PHTN vs HTN: Hypertension and pulmonary hypertension are two completely separate issues. Hypertension is diagnosed by measuring blood pressures over time. Pulmon ... Read More
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Chapman
40 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: I assume you are still on an anticoagulant, and your inr may just be too high (blood to thin), but get checked.

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