A 37-year-old female asked:
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is a blood pressure of 135/99 high my dad had a blood pressure last night of 170/70 then today it was 153/103 and then a hour later it went to 135/99 does this mean he has blood pressure problems.

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Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
Yes : Yes your father has high blood pressure (hypertension). He should be seen by his doctor right away for evaluation and treatment. Lastly, if he is experiencing chest pain or palpitations he should be seen urgently.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016

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