A 42-year-old member asked:
Is pulmonary edema curable?
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Internal Medicine 17 years experience
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Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Depends...: It depends on the underlying cause. There are many causes for pulmonary edema and treatment as well as prognosis depends on the underlying cause.
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A Verified Doctoranswered
Yes, but: It depends on the cause. Most pulmonary edema is from a malfunctioning heart which may be treatable with medicine or sometimes surgery on a malfunctioning valve or arteries. Non cardiac pulmonary edema is very dangerous and may or may not be curable depending on the cause.
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Last updated Jul 7, 2020
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