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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: 4 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 4 months ago.

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

Expert:  Dr. David replied 4 months 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.