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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phil Chen
Dr. Phil Chen answered
26 years experience Family Medicine
Severe headache: It depends on symptom. If it associates with symptoms, such as severe headache, chest pain or shortness of breath, etc.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
High bp: Length of hospitalization for high BP depends on the individual and what is going on with them. Could be a very short or a lengthy hospitalization dep ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
33 years experience Cardiology
Could still be: First make sure your blood pressure cuff at home is accurate. Bring it in to your drs office and compare it to a manual measurement in both arms. An e ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
20 years experience Pediatrics
Ask your doctor...: Your obstetrician is following your blood pressure closely. They have you in the hospital to make sure that you are closely monitored. The decision ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ehsan Ansari
30 years experience Cardiology
Not easy: Most of the time there is no obvious cause for hig bp. Only 5% of the time we can identify a cause specially in younger patients. Therefore don't be s ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Benik
7 years experience Pediatrics
Hypertension workup : As a young adult, I’m going to assume your workup will include a cardiology and nephrology (kidney doctor) consult. You may have an echocardiogram (ul ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Post partum high BP: Even though you did not have elevated blood pressure prior to delivery, it is still possible immediately post partum to have pre-eclampsia(Pregnancy i ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Cardiologist : I recommend consulting a cardiologist to determine the type of hypertension you have, order the appropriate tests and prescribe proper treatment and f ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need more info: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. If your symptoms have not r ... Read More

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