Pulmonary Hypertension (cont.)
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Many patients with pulmonary hypertension may not have any symptoms at all (asymptomatic), especially if the condition is mild. Otherwise, the most common symptom of pulmonary hypertension is shortness of breath. Activity or exertion may provoke the shortness of breath or make it worse.
Other less common symptoms may include:
With the progression of the disease, right-sided heart failure (cor pulmonale) may ensue, resulting in:
Signs of pulmonary hypertension include:
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