A 27-year-old female asked:
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low blood pressure for 4 months since i had my baby. fasting blood sugar 117. what causes this ? i'm not dehydrated . thyroid tsh normal

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Pre-diabetes: Your blood sugar is in the pre-diabetes range. You should see your doctor and may wish to repeat it. If this is correct, then despite your claim, you are likely dehydrated. Try drinking enough water so that your urine is colorless and watery. Please do follow up with your doctor about work-up for possible pre-diabetes.
Answered on Sep 17, 2014
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Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff commented
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Although this fasting blood sugar is not normal you need further testing, and might consider using a 2 hour postprandial plasma glucose level as more accurate and clinically relevant.
Sep 17, 2014

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