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Is a blood pressure of 117 over 80 normal for a 16 year old female?

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Dr. Christopher Coller answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Yup, 117/80 is fine. If you check it throughout the day it will likely vary - especially if you drink caffeine, are under stress or just exercised. The "accepted" normal resting blood pressure is around 120/80.

Answered Jun 9, 2016

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Dr. Kermit Brunelle answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

there is a range of normal Blood pressure. from about 105-120 for the first number and 73-81 for the second number. 117/80 is perfectly NORMAL.

Answered Oct 5, 2016

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