Doctors for Primary Pulmonary Hypertension in Itigatti Village, Hubli-Dharwad
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PRIMARY PULMONARY HYPERTENSION
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension or Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension is, as the name suggests, a high blood pressure condition and it affects the main arteries carrying purified blood from the heart. The symptoms are slow to set in and show up and the disease is therefore seen to be progressive in nature. The symptoms include, breathlessness, chest pain and fatigue are the symptoms. The cause of this condition could be genetic.
HOW IS PRIMARY PULMONARY HYPERTENSION DIAGNOSED?
A General Physician/Cardiologist diagnoses Primary Pulmonary Hypertension by conducting imaging tests to look inside the body.
HOW IS PRIMARY PULMONARY HYPERTENSION TREATED?
The doctor can follow different ways to treat the condition, based on the exact results from the diagnostic tests, since the condition may vary from person to person. Internal medicine for hypertension and oxygen therapy to improve breathing will also be given.
DID YOU KNOW?
The problem of Primary Pulmonary Hypertension could lead to severe organ failure and be fatal if not treated properly or within a short span of time.