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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Do not: understand the reason for the question. If bleeding from the jugular call 911 especially if on blood thinner
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Marged
43 years experience Family Medicine
Not "cause": In reality we do not KNOW the true cause of high blood pressure. We do know many things that will drive it up in a predisposed individual. Considering ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. W. james Chon
24 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Not directly: Carbonated beverages have been blamed for many health issues. However, there is no known direct cause and effect relationship between them and high b ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
26 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
High likelyhood: Many patients present to the er with nosebleeds only to find out they have had undiagnosed high blood pressure.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Blood sugar: Chronic elevated blood sugar generally means diabetes. Diabetes causes kidney disease and resulting high bp.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Only briefly, maybe: Sorry, but not likely to have much effect on your bp, particularly since it cannot be too-crazy-high ("medically speaking") and be allowed to donate t ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Smoking: Smoking an cause BP to rise. Chronic smoking may be a contributor to chronic hi bp.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
32 years experience Family Medicine
No.: It causes low blood pressure as per Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification training.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Yes it can: Common side effects are: dizziness, constipation, or dry mouth. However, it is a possibility that Phenergan (promethazine) can cause a of blood pressu ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
It can: Prednisone is an oral corticosteroid and is associated with increased intraocular pressure (glaucoma) and generalized rise in blood pressure as well. ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience Pulmonology
Yes: If blood pressure gets high enough the heart cannot pump blood forward to the rest of the body. In turn blood/fluid will back up in the lungs causing ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
The pressure returns: An otherwise healthy person with mild high blood pressure, or with moderate high blood pressure under control, should be able to donate blood as long ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
NOT cause and effect: Both due to same underlying cause.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
17 years experience Family Medicine
Both: Both can cause both, buts its good medicne to exclude organic causes first before you blame your hypertension on anxiety.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
No : Separate processes
A male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
It increases: Pressure acutely a little. Moderate drinking, 1 - 2 drink a day shoukd be fine.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience Endocrinology
Low blood pressure: Low blood pressure is a common feature of adrenal insufficiency. Overtreatment with too high a dose of steroids can lead to high blood pressure.
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A female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Not unless you are having trouble getting the baby to feed.(smile)
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
No: antidepressants do not cause high blood pressure.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Ulcers, like stomach ulcers, can lead to bleeding and anemia which can be asssociated with low blood pressure.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Real Martin
47 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Very high blood pressure can cause heart attacks, stroke and mini stroke.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Caffeine : Can cause BP to go up.
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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It is possible : If you a lot of pain that could to slight elevation of the systolic blood pressure.
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