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Hypertension pulmonary

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology 19 years experience
No association: There is no association between intracranial hypertension and pulmonary hypertension.

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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 28 years experience
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
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
SLE/PF/1 PUL HTN: Very complex TRIAD of diseases. You need a University Setting Robert Wood Johnson//Cornel/Columbia. Evaluation for newer treatment modalities like Lun... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 21 years experience
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
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Different location: When hypertension is used, it is referring to elevated blood pressure in the systemic blood vessels. Pulmonary hypertension is increased blood pressur... Read More
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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One is in the lungs: Our blood pressure generally averages around 120/80 although lower is not necessarily bad. When it gets to 130/90 and above this is considered hyperte... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
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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 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
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.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Hahn
Cardiology 28 years experience
Peripheral vs Lung: Systemic arterial hypertension or just regular hypertension is elevated pressure in aorta or peripheral circulation (arms, legs). Pulmonary hypertensi... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Glueck
Clinical Lipidology 57 years experience
Probably not: 'Systemic and pulmonary hypertension are not usually related. Would get ecchocardiogram to check possible causes of LA dilatation
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Garner
Cardiology 16 years experience
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 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
PHTN vs HTN: Hypertension and pulmonary hypertension are two completely separate issues. Hypertension is diagnosed by measuring blood pressures over time. Pulmon... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Chapman
Cardiology 41 years experience
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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