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what cities are best to live in with pulmonary hypertension

A 89-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Ziring
21 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Cities: With well known academic medical centers that have a dedicated pulmonary hypertension team.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Numaan Malik
17 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Depends: Pulmonary hypertension is classified into five groups. Each group has differing causes, prognosis and response to therapy.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience 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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience Pulmonology
Debated: There are multiple medications available to treat pulmonary hypertension. Most of these function to cause vasodilation (relaxation of the blood vesse ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Good choices: Never smoke learn to take your BP regularly. Treat well and take your meds. Cardiac rehab and exercize and weight control will help both.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eulogio Galvez
Specializes in General Practice
I don't know: I do not know the answer. I would like to refer you to our healthtaps pulmonologist or a private one to answer your question. My line of practice is l ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
17 years experience Pharmacy
Hard to answer: I am guessing you concern about pollution, different tress and plants (hay fever types) and hot or cold temperatures. Its hard to answer without speci ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Steven
29 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Control the asthma: It is important to control asthma, not to allow the asthma to control you. Those who are allergic to pollen tend to react to any pollens prevalent in ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Please, specify: Hydrops and dropsy are general terms and not used much anymore. You mention pulmonary hypertension. Your kids have pulmonary hypertension ? You ment ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hratch Karamanoukian
30 years experience Phlebology
Abu Dhabi: Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi Dr Khalid Al Muti. Look him up online.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience Pulmonology
Nebulizer Treatments: Usually COPD patients are treated with nebulizer treatments when they arrive in the er or hospital. These are drugs that are short acting and knonw a ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Brown
Specializes in Pulmonology
Pulmonary HTN: It truly depends on the cause of pulmonary htn. If it is idiopathic (no clear cause) they should be referred to a pulmonologist (or cardiologist) that ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends....: Most asthmatic children suffer asthma exacerbations when exposed to their specific allergens so the best place for an individual asthmatic child to li ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Jarrett
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of it. The worse case scenarios are those with pulmonary arterial hypertension (ph) and ph associated with scleroderm ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience Pulmonology
Depends on stage: For patients with mild pulm hypertension they may experience shortness of breath only with strenuous activity. As the disease progresses patients bec ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
This may: not be possible for you however the plain TRUTH is Hadassah Hospital STATE OF ISRAEL..... Just a thought...my opinion only!
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Availability: The biggest obstacle is availability of board-certified physicians. You also need a certified hospital, obstetrically trained staff, 24/7 anesthesia & ... Read More
A 84-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
Gently.: It's a careful balance between taking the fluid out of the lungs with something like Lasix (furosemide) and not taking too much out as to cause dehydr ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Andrews
35 years experience Interventional Radiology
Cryoablation : Cryoablation (local freezing) and radiofrequency or microwave ablation (local burning) are good techniques for destroying tumors with just a small pun ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Hemodialysis diet: As every patient is different, it would be best to see a dietician. But in general you need to limit fluids, sodium, phosphorus, and possibly potassiu ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Allergies: some people are allergic to cats, so one disadvantage would be allergies.It could present as a sinus infection, rash, sore throat etc
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Avdalovic
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
1 thru 4: Stages may refer to functional class which is i: no symptoms ii: symptoms with moderate exertion iii: symptoms with minimal exertion(short walk) ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
You can: find these types of statistics at cdc.gov(http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/dvt/data.html). Each year, 60,000-100,000 americans die of PE/DVT.

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