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Woodland Hills, CA
A 43-year-old female asked:

Why is it that the blood pressure taken first time at home is 150/90 & then in mins starts coming ok like 130.80,120.76.why dosent it come ok 1st time?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Blood pressure: Everybody's blood pressure fluctuates widely. What's important are the average or usual numbers. Maybe just a little anxiety when you first take it. It looks like your BP is just fine.

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