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Houma, LA
A 19-year-old male asked:

Is a blood pressure of 150/92 high enough to cause a stroke?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
MAYBE: This depends on the circumstances/age/general health or frailty of the patient.I doubt it would do so in a 19 yo but it deserves an evaluation, lifestyle/diet modification and likely treatment if it does not respond to lifestyle changes.
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A 43-year-old female asked:

Is 138/85 blood pressure cause stroke

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Dr. Liesa Harte
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No: No, that is not a blood pressure that would be worrisome for stroke. It is not perfect, but no stroke risk from that.
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