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Pulmonary Hypertension Symptoms

In this video, a Temple nurse practitioner talks about the symptoms of pulmonary hypertension and how it's diagnosed.
In this video, a Temple nurse practitioner talks about the symptoms of pulmonary hypertension and how it's diagnosed.

In the early stages, pulmonary hypertension may have no noticeable symptoms. Symptoms may take months or years to become noticeable.

Symptoms of pulmonary hypertension include:

As pulmonary hypertension becomes worse, you will likely find it difficult to perform any physical activity at all.

At this stage, symptoms may include:

  • Fainting
  • Feeling of lightheadedness, particularly during physical activity
  • Swelling in the ankles and legs
  • Blue color to your lips and skin
  • Chest pain
  • Unable to lie flat

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To be evaluated for signs or symptoms of pulmonary hypertension, schedule an appointment or call 800-TEMPLE-MED (800-836-7536) today.

Learn more about our doctors and care team who diagnose and treat pulmonary hypertension.