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A 38-year-old male asked:

Those blood pressure machines you can buy to plug into your iphone are they accurate ?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Harinder Gill
Cardiology 39 years experience
BP monitor: Yes they are accurate when used as directed and not abused eg dropped etc

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A 58-year-old member asked:

Are drug store blood pressure machines accurate?

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Dr. John Hall
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Yes,: My experience indicates they are accurate. Results may not reflect the same number as at your doctor's office, however, if you use this same machine continually it will be a consistent number. If your BP is going up or down it will show trending to share with your provider.
Last updated Feb 19, 2016

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