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

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Dr. Howard Rubin
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Pulmonary hypertensi

Possu idle, but requires close follow up after delivery of the baby.

In brief: Pulmonary hypertensi

Possu idle, but requires close follow up after delivery of the baby.
Dr. Howard Rubin
Dr. Howard Rubin
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Dr. Carlo Hatem
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Dr. Carlo Hatem
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Dr. Charles Burger
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology

In brief: PH and Pregnancy

While it is possible, you should have a complete evaluation by your physician to ensure that you are healthy.

In brief: PH and Pregnancy

While it is possible, you should have a complete evaluation by your physician to ensure that you are healthy.
Dr. Charles Burger
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