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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reed
Dr. Mark Reed answered
31 years experience in Podiatry
MD: Hi: you need a history and physical by an md to rule out an arrhythmia or congestive heart failure.
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
See your doctor: You may have bad valves within the blood vessels allowing fluic to accumulate.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
26 years experience in Podiatry
Edema: Not necessarily! check with your pcp and monitor your bp, heart status, meds, diet, lifestyle, etc...... Could be a condition known as lymphedema.. ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Tobin
37 years experience in Podiatry
Sometimes: Check with your doctor.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
See a doctor: You may have bad valves within the blood vessels allowing fluid to accumulate.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Lisch
37 years experience in Podiatry
Yes: Because the kidneys are not functioning to their full capacity to allow the fluid in your body to escape.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience in Pediatrics
A Few Things: Low blood sugar and low blood pressure can be seen together in patients with sepsis, an addisonian crisis, some other things. The 2 don't necessarily ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Having high blood pressure can be associated with increased sensitivity to salt. Even very small changes in your salt intake can lead to increased ed ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
20 years experience in Sports Medicine
Doctor : Consider seeing a doctor for a check up as it is important to make sure it's not an infectious reason.
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A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Praveen Rohatgi
46 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: yes
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Many things: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examina ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
Hypothyroidism : Not usually related to high bp.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cynthia Thaik
30 years experience in Cardiology
Multiple cause: Low BP can be caused by blood loss, anemia, vasodilatation, drug reaction or allergy, anaphylactic shock, infection, sepsis. Not sure how to relate t ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
39 years experience in Internal Medicine
Ankle BP: Normally the blood pressure of the lower extremities is slightly higher than the upper extremites, if the BP of the lower extremities were lower, this ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: You can get cramps if not enough blood is reaching your muscles.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Thaik
30 years experience in Cardiology
High BP: Trazadone can cause numerous side effect, including swollen gland. It cause high blood pressure rather than low BP, although anything is possible wit ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Pregnancy: There are probably other causes as well.
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Fink
38 years experience in Family Medicine
Probably not: But they could be symptoms of circulatory problems in the legs, either in arteries or veins. If it's been a while, see your doctor, get your pressure ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
Coarctation : Coarctation of the aorta is a congenital narrowing of the aorta which leads to high BP readings in the arms while decreasing blood flow to the legs an ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
No: Not related.
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Altitude: As the oxygen partial pressure drops the need for increased cardiac output pushes heart rate and blood pressure up.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
Vagal stimulation: Is the nervous system when over stimulated can cause both.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Strader
21 years experience in Cardiology
Various: The biggest risk with low blood pressure is that you'll get dizzy, lightheaded, or pass out. The biggest risk with high blood pressure is that if ... Read More
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