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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
36 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Bad: Pa HTN will increase. Bad idea. Have f/u with echo.
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Bad idea: Untreated pulmonary hypertension is a life-threatening condition. Medications have been developed that can improve the condition and the outcome.

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
17 years experience Family Medicine
Varies.: See a doctor for management. OTC cough suppressants like Robitussin (guaifenesin) could help with cough. A doctor can prescribe stronger cough medic ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Pulmonary HTN: That is not the result from another cause. This is much more rare than secondary phtn.
Dr. Charles Burger
36 years experience Pulmonology
High BP in the lungs: High blood pressure (BP) in the lungs is called pulmonary hypertension (ph) or pulmonary arterial hypertension (pah). Pah is considered primary or idi ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Primary pulmonary hb: See a specialist in pulmonary hypertension
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
23 years experience Cardiology
Shortness of breath: I am not sure that i understand your question, but if you're asking what it feels like, i would have to say it usually generates a feeling of shortnes ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
36 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Death: Must be checked by a specialist doctor!
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Avdalovic
25 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Many: There are several tests that a patient goes through to confirm primary pulmonary htn. The process usually begins with an ultrasound of the heart (echo ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Good question: I had a patient with a failure of normal breathing control in brainstem .She had pulmonary hypertension. Thus, i think that enters into the causative ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Avdalovic
25 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Short of breath: The initial symptoms include shortness of breath at exertion which can progress to shortness of breath at rest. Other symptoms can include chest pain ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
This is highly: Variable depending on severity & response to treatment ...Discuss with your pulmonologist.

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