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Can kids have hypertension?

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Dr. Pedro Hernandez answered

Specializes in Geriatrics

Yes: There are congenital causes of htn, fibrodisplasia of the arteries, also kidney diseases, also diseases of the adrenal glands (benign tumors like pheochromocytomas, more and more associated to salt, obesity, and high cholesterol in children.

Answered 7/20/2012

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Blood pressure: Children can have hypertension. It needs to be worked up for reversible causes and treated.

Answered 4/1/2013

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Dr. Shalini Sethi answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Yes: Children too can have hypertension

Answered 6/1/2015

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Can I have kids while having pulmonary hypertension and right heart failure?

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