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Can pulmonary edema cause congestive heart failure?

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Dr. Thomas Riney
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Rarely,

Usually it is CHF that causes pulmonary edema due to back up.

In brief: Rarely,

Usually it is CHF that causes pulmonary edema due to back up.
Dr. Thomas Riney
Dr. Thomas Riney
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Dr. Liviu Klein
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Other way around

Pulmonary edema is a result of heart failure.
When the heart doesn't squeeze ir doesn't relax properly, pressures in the heart can rise and cause 'water in the lungs' - pulmonary edema.

In brief: Other way around

Pulmonary edema is a result of heart failure.
When the heart doesn't squeeze ir doesn't relax properly, pressures in the heart can rise and cause 'water in the lungs' - pulmonary edema.
Dr. Liviu Klein
Dr. Liviu Klein
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