Pulmonary hypertention a heart or lung condition?

Dual workup. Typically you should see both a cardiologist and pulmonologist individually to work this up since they will often take different but complimentary approaches.
Can be either. Pulmonary hypertension can be caused by disease of the heart such as mitral valve disease, aortic valve disease, holes in the heart and blockages to name a few. But pulm HTN can also be caused by disease of the lung tissue like pulmonary fibrosis or by sleep apnea, too. Your doctor should be abel to help you sort this out.

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Severe chest pressure & pain. Microvascular heart disease. History of pulmonary hypertension. No relief w/rest. Clear right cath recent. Er?

If of. Sudden onset yes. There are a number of life threatening conditions that can cause severe chest pain. You didn't say who or how old the individual is but "severe" pain should be evaluated. Read more...
Yes. If your severe chest pain is not subsiding with rest, you should visit the er soon. Read more...

I'm 23 with pulmonary hypertension and right heart failure. The pills my lung doctor puts me on constantly makes me sick. Could surgery help?

No . I don't know of any operation other than heart-lung transplant that will help. Talk over the side effects with your doctor. There are several different medicines that can be used and sometimes, a medicine that's upsetting you can be adjused to a more tolerable dose. Read more...
PAH. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (pah) is best treated medically, assuming your doctor has excluded chronic lung blood clots as a cause. The only surgery for group 1 pah is lung transplant which is reserved for patients who fail medical therapy. There are several drugs available for pah, perhaps there are other options. Please discuss with your doctor. Read more...
Depends. There are no definitive surgical options for pulmonary hypertension. There are several option fors pulmonary vasodilator therapies , and if one is causing side effects, others can be tried. Lung transplant would only be an option if you have adequate right ventricular function. Read more...

I believe I have a rare disorder pulmanary hypertension venous disease...I can't breath when I run not athma...My heart hurts. Anemia blood pulls in leg?

You might. Do you think you have primary idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension, or pulmonary veno-occlusive disease? Neither is a simple, curable disease but a competent pulmonologist or invasive radiologist / cardiologist can make the call easily. Unexplained shortness of breath always needs a workup. Look for the easy-to-treat causes first. Good luck and stay proactive. Read more...