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Oceanside, CA
A 22-year-old female asked:

When i take a bath i get dizzy, my heart races and my vision gets blurry, i focus on my breathing and it goes away it will happen a few times before i get out when i do i get areally bad headache my head feels tight and is throbbing & my eyes squint.

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Dr. Cornelius Oleary
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urgent Care 21 years experience
Blood pressure : Physiologically when you take a bath if you are submerged you experience the mammalian diving reflex and your blood pressure elevates however the hotter the water the more your blood vessels will want to dilate and keep your core cool. I would stay hydrated and try to shower instead and see MD to screen your blood pressure, set of labs please.
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