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209/123 blood pressure?

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Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience Cardiology
UNCONTROLLED: Hypertension. Seek medical attention asap.
Answered on Nov 10, 2017
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Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Severe BP: This is a dangerous BP and your team needs to get it down and then find the cause. I specialize in high blood pressure and am available for second opinion.
Answered on Nov 10, 2017
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Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
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So how are u doing now?
Sep 25, 2015
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Dangerous BP.: Those numbers give us a mean arterial pressure above 150, which puts you in an acute risk for stroke. Numbers this high need to be treated immediately in an emergency room setting. I hope that's what you have done by now.
Answered on Nov 10, 2017

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