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What are the symptoms of right sided heart failure in a younger person?

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Dr. Mark Rasak
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Depends

The cause of the right sided failure wil influence the symptoms , course of the disease, and treatment.
Right heart failure in a younger person may be from untreated sleep apnea w/ seconadry pulmonary hypertension, a pulmonary embolus can cause acute s/s, primary pulmonary hypertension can . The pt usually has lower extremity edema, perhapse acites with abdominal pain/ poor apetite.

In brief: Depends

The cause of the right sided failure wil influence the symptoms , course of the disease, and treatment.
Right heart failure in a younger person may be from untreated sleep apnea w/ seconadry pulmonary hypertension, a pulmonary embolus can cause acute s/s, primary pulmonary hypertension can . The pt usually has lower extremity edema, perhapse acites with abdominal pain/ poor apetite.
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