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What are some complications of living with pulmonary arterial hypertension?

Living with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) means some everyday tasks can be difficult. Having problems breathing means things like moving about, dressing and even talking can be difficult. Chest infections can make breathing problems worse, so people with PAH should be extra cautious of their health in general. If a person with PAH gets a fever, he or she might need antibiotics. Vaccinations, which make infections less likely, can help too.

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