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A 20-year-old female asked:
What's the difference between autonomic neuropathy and pots?
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Internal Medicine 27 years experience
HR and BP.: Autonomic neuropathy is characterized by a large fall in blood pressure and a small rise in hr with standing. Pots is characterized by a large rise in hr and minimal change in BP with the same maneuver. Pots is more often seen in younger adults. Paxil (paroxetine) may contribute to symptoms of orthostasis.
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Last updated Mar 9, 2017
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