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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
PAH: Complicated question, there are lots of therapies some effective, but no cures, best treated by a specialist in pulmonary hypertension.

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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Blue skin: Blue skin requires hypoxemia, pah can be present without hypoxemia.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Perhaps: carbonic anhydrase inhibitors can produce mild acidosis. This can exacerbate some GI conditions.
A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
Lungs vs body: Arterial hypertension is simply high blood pressure, as in 150/95 vs a normal 120/80. Pulmonary hypertension is increased pressure in the vessels send ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
PAH and HELLP=danger: Not sure of a causal link, but if a patient with pah becomes pregnant, there is a 30-50% chance of death. There was an abstract published last yea ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Hahn
27 years experience 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 female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
In : In short, the answer is no.We do know that it may have adverse effects on people with lung issues. This should be discussed with the pulmonary doctor ... Read More
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Both: The heart and lungs are closely aligned and PAH is a condition of both. To determine your pulmonary artery pressure non-invasively, ask your GP to ord ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes, if: If the pulmonary hypertension is due to liver problems, the solution is liver transplant. Much more complicated situations where separate conditions e ... Read More

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