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A 24-year-old male asked:

When should i measure my blood pressure if i have only paroxistic high bp pheochromocytoma or paraganglioma? during an attack?

1 doctor answer7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Francis Cannizzo
General Surgery 27 years experience
Anytime: If i understand you correctly, you have paroxysmal hypertension, pheochromocytoma or paraganglioma. The issue is not when to measure your BP but how to make the correct diagnosis. If you have a tumor causing your high BP then it needs to be identified, characterized and removed by a trained surgical oncologist or endocrine surgeon. If you have paroxysmal hypertension then you need a medical doctor.
Dr. Sudhir Bansal
Endocrinology 75 years experience
Blood and urine studies are abnormal if you have a phoe even if measured when u donot have high bp
Sep 28, 2013

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