A 40-year-old member asked:
Should i see a doctor if my blood pressure is 111 over 57?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Cardiology 14 years experience
No!: If that is the reason for seeing your doctor... Nope, not at all. Wish I had that BP ;)
3.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 34-year-old female asked:
Should I see a doctor if my blood pressure doesn't drop?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctoranswered
Yes: It is important to note there is a lot of triggers for high blood pressure. The gold standard is to do a 24 hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring during a normal day. Lifestyle, family history and cardiovascular risk can effect aggressiveness to treat high blood pressure. Thyroid problems should be excluded. 25% of patients will have white collar syndrome BP goes up when seeing health worker.
125 viewsReviewed Nov 14, 2019
A 47-year-old member asked:
Can your blood pressure go up when you are at the doctor?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Family Medicine 20 years experience
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
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