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Pulmonary Hypertension

Symptoms are Worse

12/10/2009

Question:

i have grade 111 pulmonary hypertention. Im feeling alot worse with dizzieness and bad swelling of ankles and legs is my oulmonary hypertention getting to later stages?

Answer:

Dizziness and leg swelling are both symptoms of advanced pulmonary hypertension. You do not state what the cause of the pulmonary hypertension is and whether you are on treatment. You should discuss this with your doctor. 

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Response by:

Namita   Sood, MD, FCCP Namita Sood, MD, FCCP
Associate Professor of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University