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i have acute throemboelic pulmonary hypertension and am 2 years post pulmonary endartorectomy. i have had pneumonia 3 times since why is this.

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Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Unknown: People with pulmonary hypertension are more prone to pneumonia but why you have thromboembolic PAH is anyone's guess. Have you been thoroughly tested for hypercoagulable states? (there are many). Regardless, you need lifetime anticoagulation. Is this accomplished? Best wishes.
Answered on Jul 6, 2014
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