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can a virus cause low blood pressure

A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christiaan Maurer
22 years experience in Internal Medicine
Many things: If you have no symptoms then there is no worry. If you have symptoms you could be going into shock, adrenal insufficiency, dehydration, etc. See your ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Dubious idea: This is a "pop" diagnosis especially in parts of europe, and some physicians believe in it; it's used to explain a variety of symptoms (including folk ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: Yes.
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A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
20 years experience in Pediatrics
Not found: In studies determining the safety of Celexa, (citalopram) low blood pressure was NOT found to be a side effect.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Low bp: If the BP recording is done wrong the result could be inaccurate.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience in Cardiology
Yes.: Yes they can and it can be dangerous.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ray Holt
Dr. Ray Holt answered
27 years experience in Family Medicine
No: It's not an infectious disease.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
36 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Ulcers, like stomach ulcers, can lead to bleeding and anemia which can be asssociated with low blood pressure.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience in Infectious Disease
Not usually: Studies in animals and humans suggest that tyrosine with reduce diastolic blood pressure, instead of increasing anything.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rishi Vohora
18 years experience in Cardiology
Either: A good blood pressure is a normal blood pressure. Both high and low have associated risks.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience in Cardiology
Many causes: Need full work up. Low BP can be autonomic nervous dysfunction such as vasodepressor syndrome, vasovagal, heart block, adrenal gland abnormalities, ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: The only exception is in the case of severe hemorrhage from a sudden traumatic event.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mehul Desai
18 years experience in Pain Management
Yes: Yes, headaches can be caused by high blood pressure.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
17 years experience in Family Medicine
Both: Both can cause both, buts its good medicne to exclude organic causes first before you blame your hypertension on anxiety.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Kagan
30 years experience in Vascular Surgery
No: No.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: Don't use bps obtained during an intercurrent illness as a gauge of whether you have high blood pressure. Your system is stressed and that raises bp.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
No: Very high blood sugars cause an osmotic diuresis which will cause low blood pressure (even shock) but 215 isn't high enough unless it's been there for ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brandon Maples
17 years experience in Pharmacology
Absolutely: Absolutely it can, along with rapid heart rate, increased breathing, etc.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Not per se: High blood pressure by itself does not affect blood cell counts.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Pain, infx, anxiety: The pain or any possible infection, and or the anxiety caused by the broken tooth would be more likely to raise blood pressure, not the actual break i ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
13 years experience in Cardiology
Different causes: Many factors contribute to this: Diet. Sodium causes water retention therefore increased BP Age and calcification of vessels, less compliant Stimulan ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Heldman
32 years experience in Cardiology
High blood pressure : Yep. Albuterol (as used for asthma and other lung diseases) could cause transient elevation of heart rate and blood pressure. "Sickness" is pretty v ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Cogdill
16 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes, rarely: It is called hypertensive encephalopathy. Symptoms include headache, restlessness, nausea, disturbances of consciousness, seizures, retinal hemorrhage ... Read More
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