What are the symptoms of pulmonary hypertension?
Symptoms of pulmonary hypertension do not always appear right away. Symptoms include:
- Shortness of breath with everyday activities
- Fatigue (feeling very tired)
- Dizziness or fainting
- Swelling in the ankles, legs or abdomen (stomach area)
- Chest pain
- Blue color around the lips or in the skin (also called cyanosis)
- If the doctor is not sure of the cause, it is called idiopathic pulmonary hypertension.
Rev. 3/2018. Reviewed by the MGHfC Family Advisory Council. This webpage is intended to provide health information so that you can be better informed. It is not a substitute for medical advice and should not be used to treatment of any medical conditions.