A 31-year-old male asked:
Can blood pressure fluctuate significantly back to back tests? first one 129/87, second 119/79. fluctuates a lot day to day. sometimes high, some norm
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Cardiology 49 years experience
Yes: It may fluctuate minute to minute. Those measurements are normal and you should NOT be checking your BP. As you can see: it will drive you nuts, without any benefit (unless you are on medications, have symptoms or your doctor suggested it). What you are doing will do more harm than good!!!!
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