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A 46-year-old female asked:

Can crps be the cause of high blood pressure? never had a problem before- crps in foot following fx, surgery. dr a bit concerned.

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Dr. Darrell Latva
Podiatry 42 years experience
YES: CRPS is a dysfunction of the sympathetic nervous system, and as such can be involved with multiple organs. One example is the kidney, which does play a role in blood pressure regulation. In end-stage CRPS, the intractable hypertension changes to orthostatic hypotension. If your doctor is concerned , maybe you should consult a specialist in hypertension management.

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Last updated Jul 14, 2016

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