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Bp When Should I Be Concerned
Maybe now: If you are known to have low platelets due to cancer or a bone marrow or immune disorder, and your doctor knows this, you probably needn't worry. If however your doctor does NOT know you have low platelets and the petechiae have just appeared you should be seen TODAY for a platelet count. ...Read more
Key signs: Watch out for prolonged sounds (mmmmay), signs of the child reacting to the stuttering (eye blinking, looking to the side, raised pitch of the voice), and repeating sounds 4 or more times (a-a-a-a-as). For more about difference between normal speech dysfuency and stuttering that should be addressed, check my full article: http://www.Drgreene.Com/azguide/stuttering. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Seek care...: A blood pressure of 204/105 is concerning. It would be good for you to see a physician or go to a clinic to have this evaluated. If you do not have this worked up, you may be putting yourself at increased risk of heart attach or stroke or other conditions related to hypertension (high blood pressure). Take care of yourself. ...Read more
When it interferes: Anxiety is common, sometimes it is simply a realistic short term response to a stressor. However when it is enduring or contributes to ill health, chronic insomnia, irritability, or interferes with work, studies, relationships, recreation or general enjoyment of life it becomes a clinical concern. For more: http://cpancf.Com/anxietydisordersbasics.Asp. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Always: If abdominal pain persists despite pain medications, you should see your GYN to assess ovarian size, presence of cysts etc. Ovarian pain can be due to the ovaries or other sites such as bowel, bladder, uterus etc. A GYN ultrasound can help identify possible suspects Best Wishes Dr M ...Read more
If not gone in 1wk: If the infection hasn't cleared up in one week, you should see your pcp. ...Read more
My blood pressure is now 168/117. I have been monitoring it lately and continues to be high. When should I be concerned about going to er?
It depends on: whether there are signs of illness and whether he is not eating at all and not drinking at all, or if it's just less than usual. I would recommend you call his pediatrician who can examine him and see if there's an underlying reason for this and if there is weight loss, dehydration or other signs that need treatment. ...Read more
YES: If your blood pressure is only elevated in the office it important to exclude white coat hypertension. A 24 hour ambulatory blood pressure monitor is helpful or log of blood pressures at home will help decide. If you do have whitecoat hypertension medications could cause hypotension. Discuss with your doctors. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Heart rate : What drop in pulse rate, something is missing here. ...Read more
I have lymphedema in both lower legs. I now have cellulitis in my lower left leg. I am starting my 4th day on Keflex, and the swelling seems to have gone down a bit, but the pain level has not changed at all. Should I be concerned?
Elevated BP: Your blood pressure is elevated and your history indicates that you are on aggrenox. This medication is often used after a stroke to prevent recurrence. Have previously had a stroke? With the elevated blood pressure, you should see your physician for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Numbers: Why would you worry about normal values? ...Read more
Maybe: Depends on numbers - stay in close contact with your primary care doc. ...Read more
Yes: That's too high and requires prompt initiation of treatment with gradual reduction in BP over several weeks. ...Read more
45 year old female non smoker, BP lately 121/89 then 111/111 . Not been feeling well, should I be concerned?
See MD: Your diastolic number is high and you are not feeling well this is a good reason to see your doctor. ...Read more
3-4 weeks ago bp was 120s over 70s range and past to weeks it's been staying in the 130s over 80s range. Should I be concerned?
No: I recommend to continue to monitor your BP, but blood pressure can fluctuate based on a variety of factors including your diet, stress, driving, etc... If you are ever symptomatic, or see pressures where the diastolic (lower number) is over 100, it might be worth going to urgent care or ER. ...Read more
My dystolic bp appears to be increasing especially with exercise.. I just did a intense Workout immediately after was 154/90 should I be concerned?
I am male, 64, with an avg BP 132/72. Recent article said pp is important for me and should be ⤵50, mine is 60. Should i be concerned? Suggestions?
Pulse pressure: Is normal...Wouldn't be concerned.Get a more detailed answer ›
31 yr female whose BP is normally a max of 95/60. Had baby 6 weeks ago & at follow up appt my BP was 110/74. Should i be concerned? Thanks in advance.
It can be slow: The blood pressure and pulse of a trained athlete can be lower and slower than normal. Some trained athletes have pulses below 40 beats/minute at rest and the pulse can be even slower when sleeping. This is of no concern if there are no symptoms related to the slow pulse. ...Read more
Yes: Your Ob needs to know if your BP is elevated. The top number should be less than 140. This is especially important in the second half of pregnancy as it can represent pre-eclampsia and this can be quite serious. Sometimes BP is elevated from stress but in this case is usually not persistent. It would be best for you to talk to your OB since he/she knows your history. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What?: they range how?Get a more detailed answer ›
More info needed.: Not sure what you're concerned about. Please elaborate. ...Read more
Should I be concerned with a bp of 88/56 and pulse that is always 120+? I am 5'9 132 lbs, Light smoker (less than 6 a day)
Need cardiologist: 120 pulse needs to be investigated.Get a more detailed answer ›
32 yr old f. I used bp cuff and my readings were bp= 89 over 66, pulse= 120, pp= 23. Should I be concerned with the pp reading so low??
Sudden spike in BP - from usual 110/60 to 141/79. should I start checking daily? no health problems. now back to normal. should I be concerned?
No, not now: I think the prudent course of action would be to check your blood pressure periodically, every one to two days, for a couple of weeks. If it stays normal, then you might return to infrequent checks, perhaps every month or two. We are hardly ever able to identify specifically what causes these spikes, but they are common and considered normal. Good wishes:) ...Read more
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