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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?

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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.

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