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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
Pulmonary HTN: That is not the result from another cause. This is much more rare than secondary phtn.

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Primary pulmonary hb: See a specialist in pulmonary hypertension
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
22 years experience in 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Death: Must be checked by a specialist doctor!
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Avdalovic
24 years experience in 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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience in 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 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Avdalovic
24 years experience in 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 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
This is highly: Variable depending on severity & response to treatment ...Discuss with your pulmonologist.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
See a specialist: This is a serious condition and is best handled by a physician who specializes in this condition.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Yes: Untreated pulmonary hypertension is a life-threatening condition. Medications have been developed that can improve the condition and the outcome.
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