A 38-year-old member asked:
can kids have hypertension?
3 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Geriatrics 40 years experience
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Cardiology 51 years experience
Blood pressure: Children can have hypertension. It needs to be worked up for reversible causes and treated.
5.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Pediatrics 21 years experience
Yes: Children too can have hypertension
2.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Jun 1, 2015
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