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pulmonary hypertension due to left heart disease

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience in Emergency Medicine
If of: Sudden onset yes. There are a number of life threatening conditions that can cause severe chest pain. You didn't say who or how old the individual i ... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
MRI: If you have severe pulmonary hypertension, you may have Primary Pulmonary Hypertension. This is potentially a serious diagnosis. Intracardiac and intr ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Echo: The echo results you quote do not rule in or necessarily suggest pulmonary hypertension. Pulmonary hypertension is possible with the findings mentione ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience in Pulmonology
No: Only when the pulmonary hypertension causes the right ventricle to dilate (enlarge) does heart failure occur. This type of failure may affect the rig ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Honest discussion: You need an honest discussion with your doctors, they know your situation much better than we do.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
2 to 5 years: Would suspect this estimate depends on variables
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
35 years experience in Anesthesiology
Consult a physician : I am assuming you are talking about pulmonary hypertension causing right heart failure. Cause by any lung condition severe enough to damage the arter ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Majzun
13 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Need more info: Pulm HTN is a complex syndrome, and it can be the result of a number of diseases, or it can be "idiopathic". Given your age and gender, a lot of t ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Heart disease: It is necessary to know more. You should ask your doctor what the problem and its treatment are. Heart murmur is a nonspecific term.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Avdalovic
24 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Closely: Impaired left heart function leads to elevated filling pressure of the left heart and this pressure is transmitted to the right heart creating pulmona ... Read More

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