Could pulmonary hypertension be a problem I only have during pregnancy and go away afterwards?

Pulmonary hypertensi. Possu idle, but requires close follow up after delivery of the baby.
Usually not. The pulmonary pressure can increase during pregnancy because of increased volume of blood and sometimes heart failure that complicates pregnancy. These changes normally improve and resolve shortly after delivery. If a diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension is made it usually refers to a more longstanding issue that needs close monitoring and treatment.
PH and Pregnancy. While it is possible, you should have a complete evaluation by your physician to ensure that you are healthy.

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What are the risks of pulmonary hypertension during pregnancy?

Big. Very complex condition, if taking era drugs are toxic. Other no, will depend on the pressures, fc, etc.Talk with your ph expert soon or ger a ph center appt. Read more...
Very serious . I strongly advise against pregnancy with this disease. I quote a 40% risk of maternal mortality with this condition. Pregnancy can markedly worsen the disease. You should meet with a maternal fetal medicine specialist to discuss the specifics. You should only deliver in a tertiary care center with capabilities to care for you. Read more...

If I have mild pulmonary hypertension during pregnancy, shortness of breath and a racing heart can labor make this worse?

Certainly. Your obstetrician and cardiologist will have to follow you closely during the pregnancy. Labor puts stress on your entire body including your heart, so they may decide that an elective c-section is safest. If you have a trial of labor, an epidural can help control the pain and make the experience less stressful. But it would not decrease the stress on the heart of actually giving birth. Read more...
Yes. You should review your symptoms in detail with your physician. Read more...

I have mild pulmonary hypertension and I am 13 weeks pregnant, could the pregnancy have caused the ph?

Maybe. Intravascular volume goes up by 20-30% during pregnancy. Depending your other medical issues, prior cardiac/pulmonary function that might result in an increase in pulmonary pressures. It does warrant follow during the pregnancy (with an additional echo/doppler) to see if the readings have normalized, or remain elevated. Large increases in pulmonary pressures can increase maternal and fetal risk. Read more...

Can Adipex, if taken for only one month, cause Pulmonary Hypertension in a future pregnancy?

NO. contraindicated during current pregnancy, Category X, it gets out of your system few days after stopping the medication. Pregnancy needs to be planned few weeks to months after discontinuing Adipex, good luck. Read more...

Can I carry on with my pregnancy as I've just been diagnosed with borderline pulmonary hypertension, I'm super fit with no symptoms!? I'm 15 weeks

See MFM Specialist. You need to be seen by a maternal fetal specialist with your high risk pregnancy. You should do well if you're in good health but need to be monitored, deliver in a tertiary care center (no home birth!), and discuss your care and health with your specialist. They most likely will also consult with a cardiologist to evaluate the cause & effects from pregnancy. Please see an OB specialist for this. Read more...
PH and Pregnancy. Pulmonary hypertension (ph) in pregnancy increases the risk of complications including those that are life-threatening. Ph also increases the risk to the fetus. Your current physical conditioning may not be relevant. You should discuss your clinical situation with your obstetrician and if necessary a ph expert. Read more...