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Hypoperfusion and hypotension How do they differ

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Related but differ: While you are likely to hypoperfuse with hypotension, the idea differs in result. Hypotension = a blood pressure that is lower than expected for age/s ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklin Schneider
31 years experience Cardiology
Significant: High BP is when the pressure inside your arteries is too high - typically > 135/85, which can lead to stroke, heart attack and death. Low blood pr ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Freeman
17 years experience Cardiology
Acute Injury: Hypotension or low blood pressure can cause underperfusion of the kidney leading to acute kidney injury or acute tubular necrosis. Speak with your phy ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
35 years experience Cardiology
Low BP: Hypo - low, tension - blood pressure: low blood pressure.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alon Gitig
19 years experience Cardiology
Acute or chronic?: Acute, severe hypotension usually involves a critical illness, e.g. Overwhelming bacterial infection, massive heart attack, etc and requires treatment ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nassir Azimi
22 years experience Interventional Cardiology
Symptoms: A low blocs pressre reading and symptoms like dizziness, light headedness, fatigue' low energy, decrease urination all can be associate with hypotensi ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Kaplan
33 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Low blood pressure can result in dizziness or can cause someone to pass out. It also may cause decreased kidney function and other organ dysfunction d ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
Dizziness: Dizziness or fainting , especially when getting up from a lying down position.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Moran
32 years experience Cardiology
Syncope: The main risk of hypotension, or low blood pressure, is passing out, or "syncope". If this occurs while you are driving, up on a ladder, holding a sma ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience Cardiology
Hypertension: In hypotension, the blood pressure is lower than usual and in hypertension it is too high.

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