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is chest pain or discomfort, sudden a symptom of pulmonary hypertension

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Dr. Howard Cohen
60 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Many things: Why is there moderate pulmonary hypertension. That should be determined if possible. A better description of the chest pain is needed. Exact location ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience Hospital-based practice
Pulmonary HTN (PH): Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) IS a diagnosis, which describes the symptoms associated with high arterial pressure in the lungs. PAH is made wo ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: The cause of your pulmonary hypertension needs to be identified. A workup may include ruling out blood clots, cardiac disease and chronic pulmonary di ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
No association: There is no association between intracranial hypertension and pulmonary hypertension.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
No: Sleep apnea makes pulmonary HTN worse due to low oxygen levels at night. Work with your doctor to find a solution for your CPAP problems.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
See below: Enlarged central pulmonary arteries and pruning of the peripheral arterial tree.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leonard Stein
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Echocardiogram: Echocardiogram better, can reasonably measure pressure. CT scan could be useful in some cases.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Pulmonary hypertension is diagnosed by echocardiography and confirmed by a right heart catheterization. It is not diagnosed by chest x ray. Why would ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Medications: This is a complex issue. I'm guessing here that your pulmonary HTN is due to sleep apnea. Your CPAP pressure might need to be adjusted, maybe masked c ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ben Eggleston
18 years experience Radiology
Yes: Pulmonary hypertension causes enlargement of the pulmonary arteries, which can be seen by xray, but better seen by ct. However, pulmonary arteries ca ... Read More

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