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My cardiologist says, based on a recent Echo test result,

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My cardiologist says, based on a recent Echo test result, that I have developed pulmonary hypertension which he says is acute (level at 60) and that the PAH should levels should go down when I get over this bad cough. Is this true? that I have.
JA: When was last time you had a check up? Is there a history of high blood pressure in your family?
Customer: Check up with this dr (cardiologist AND my primary care dr.) yesterday. Yes high blood pressure in my family.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Which doctor?
Submitted: 10 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 10 days ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 10 days ago.

yes, you should trust your cardiologist

your pulmonary hypertension should get better once your bad cough gets better

how long have you had this cough?

do you smoke ?

do you take ACE inhibitors like lisinopril for high blood pressure? this can cause cough.