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can dehydration cause high blood pressure?

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Dr. Carrie Cannon
32 years experience Family Medicine
No.: It causes low blood pressure as per Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification training.
Answered on Aug 6, 2014
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Dr. Carrie Cannon
32 years experience Family Medicine
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I would go with the Cardiologist's answer of rarely. If he's seen it, it happens. The rule is no, but there are exceptions.
Aug 6, 2014

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