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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Pulmonary: hypertension is not usually a borderline or fluctuating diagnosis. In addition, the Right sided pressures are often significantly influenced by the hy ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Depends : It depends on the cause of the pah.
Dr. Charles Burger
35 years experience Pulmonology
Possibly: FDA approved treatments include oral, inhaled and infusion medications. These treatments widen lung blood vessels and ease the symptoms of Pulmonary A ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Elton
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Pulmonary HTN: Sometimes. When treatment is started early it's not unusual for this condition to improve with therapy but there are some cases that worsen in spite o ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
32 years experience Family Medicine
Nothing to lose to t: You have nothing to lose in trying and weight loss will definitely take some pressure off of the disease and maybe help how well you feel even if you ... Read More
Dr. Yu Yu Jeff Lin
13 years experience Family Medicine
Most likely: There is a greater risk of obstructive sleep apnea (osa) with obesity which can then lead to pulmonary hypertension. If you lose the weight, osa will ... Read More
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Dr. Fernando Torres
26 years experience Pulmonology
Yes: There is a very nice article published a few years ago where patients who were morbidly obese and had phtn underwent bariatric surgery and the phtn co ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Humes
40 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Yes: Depends truly upon the cause of the ph and thee are many. But ifyou are obese and have obstructive sleep apnea too, this might be the reason. Losing w ... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely: None of these would be typical presentations of either MCTD or Sjogren's syndrome. You need a good internist or rheumatologist on your care team to h ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Burger
35 years experience Pulmonology
Obesity and PH: There may be some association between obesity and pulmonary hypertension (ph). Conversely, dietary suppressants have been demonstrated to cause ph. ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Maybe : If the underlying cause of pulmonary hypertension is treated successfully if it’s a medical or surgical problem the condition can stabilize or improve ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Avdalovic
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
High BP in the lung: The pressure in the blood vessels of the lung is increased in pulmonary htn. Causes can include heart disease, disease of the lung and primary disease ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
57 years experience Cardiology
See below: Normal pulmonary artery pressure (pap) in a person living at sea level has mean value of 12-16 mm of hg.Pulmonary hypertension is present when mean p ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Please see link: http://www.clevelandclinicmeded.com/medicalpubs/diseasemanagement/pulmonary/pulmonary-hypertension/#diagnosis.

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