U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 17-year-old female asked:

I was diagnosed with orthostatic hypotension 2 years ago but i never had a table tilt test. should i trust the doctor or look for a second opinion?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Anita Prakash
Cardiology 30 years experience
If symptoms are : persisting despite hydration, which is the treatment for orthostatic hypotension, then your diagnosis may be incorrect. Then u may consider a second opinion. However, a Tilt table test is not needed to make the diagnosis of orthostatic hypotension.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Jan 16, 2016


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.