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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Blood pressure: 98/68 is normal but if one's BP is usually 130 or more that pressure could possibly be low.

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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
Because we are not: perfectly symmetrical, and because each moment is unique and not perfectly reproducible there can be small variations in blood pressure. 10 mm or less ... Read More
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Varying bp: Hi Derrick, to explain it simply, you have a different configuration of arteries from the right arm to the left. Some vessels are slightly larger than ... Read More
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Dr. Heather Pickett
29 years experience Family Medicine
Normal variation: Blood-pressure's can vary by 5 to 10 mmHg on either side due to positioning blood vessels musculature etc. that is not a very significant difference i ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
HTN: Your diastolic pressure (90) is elevated & needs to be checked. Recommend er to be on safe side.
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Sorry but: 99/90 doesn't make sense as pulse pressure of 9 is too small...Please recheck or repost.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hoffer
52 years experience Cardiology
Probably not: Extremely high BP can cause headaches, but the level you describe is unlikely to do that. With a very rapid pulse, more likely the elevated BP reflec ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
It is unlikely that: the blood pressures you are reporting are accurate. A pulse pressure of only 6 (106/100) is unlikely in a 26 year old woman in the absence of severe m ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Narendra Singh
34 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Prednisone fast HR: Prednisone usually does not cause a fast heart rate. Some people feel agitated or hyper on steroids and this can cause a fast heart rate. I see you ar ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
51 years experience Cardiology
Could be spine: The pain might be due to nerve impingement from spine disease. The symptom merits imaging of the spine with an mri.
A member asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
39 years experience Cardiology
Bruising: Assuming you are describing bruising occurring as a result of BP measurement performed with a sphygmomanometer in an otherwise healthy young man one w ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run la ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Lower blood pressure: Taking your blood pressure pill as directed should lower your BP. Your prescribing doctor should explain how high was/is your BP and risks, benefits & ... Read More

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