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Pulmonary Hypertension

Standard pulmonary function test

10/24/2008

Question:

I had my PFT done today and ever since then I have beening getting a stabbing pain in my back by my right shoulder blade especialy when I take a deep breath. I hd no pain before. I am getting the test for pulmonary hypertension. Is this normal to happen after a PFT?

Answer:

This is not a normal experience after a PFT. Please go see a physisican as soon as possible to be evaluated.

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Response by:

Douglas W Haden, MD Douglas W Haden, MD
Assistant Professor
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University