What Are the Symptoms of Pulmonary Artery Disease?

Q:

What are the symptoms of pulmonary artery disease?

A:

Based on different types of pulmonary artery disease, the related symptoms may be different in some aspects.

In pulmonary hypertension, the symptoms can be ignored at the early stages. Over time, the patient may feel breathlessness, fatigue, dizziness or fainting spells, chest pressure or pain, edema, or racing pulse or heart palpitations.

As for pulmonary embolism, its symptoms are much more different, depending on the involvement of the lungs. The common symptoms include shortness of breath, chest pain and cough. Other signs and symptoms include fever, cyanosis, leg pain or swelling, or both (usually in the calf), excessive sweating, rapid or irregular heartbeat and lightheadedness or dizziness

 

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