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how likely am i to have pulmonary edema with my hearty failure?

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Dr. Dennis Clifford
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Possible: Depending on the severity of the heart failure, pulmonary edema of varying degrees is certainly possible. The heart is a pump, and if ineffective, fluid builds up behind the pump which in the body is the lungs.
Answered on Jan 31, 2013

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