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A 54-year-old female asked:

What causes blood pressure to drop to84 62 one my normal blood pressure is between 139 140/8085 i just had major back surgery and it's been really low?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Varies: There are multiple potential causes of low blood pressure in a post surgical patient. I would sure let your doctor know. Potential causes could include a low blood count, a reaction to your medication, heart failure or even a heart attack. Again, i would sure let your doctor know.

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