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High Blood Pressure And Itchy Skin
A blood pressure reading has two numbers: a systolic blood pressure and a diastolic blood pressure. The systolic blood pressure is the maximum pressure the blood exerts on the vessels when the heart is beating. The diastolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the vessels in between heartbeats. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, begins when the systolic blood pressure remains above 140 or when the diastolic blood pressure remains above 90. Hypertension can be a result of increased blood flow through vessels or increased resistance to ...Read more
Pregnancy: There are probably other causes as well. ...Read more
Can high blood pressure and prednisone cause spitting up little amount of blood thats sometimes barley visible and lightheadedness?
Bronchiectasis?: The most common cause of hemoptysis (coughing up blood) is bronchiectasis. Why are you on prednisone? Asthma? You need a chest x-ray or ct scan of the chest to rule out anything worse. The light-headedness can be simply from the coughing, a strong vagal nerve stimulus, lowering both heart rate and bp. See a pulmonologist (lung specialist). ...Read more
Yes: Because the kidneys are not functioning to their full capacity to allow the fluid in your body to escape. ...Read more
Not necessarily: It's easier to just get a BP reading in a pharmacy or doc's office rather than try to guess the bp. ...Read more
I have red patches ans scaly skin on palm and legs and heavy itching and ige levels goes very high over 1200?
Eczema: Sounds like a classic case of atopic dermatitis or eczema. See an Allergist or Dermatologist to confirm and receive appropriate treatment. Poorly controlled eczema can cause elevated serum IgE levels. If you have other atopic conditions like allergic rhinitis this can also contribute. Topical steroid creams are helpful for patches, antihistamines for itching. ...Read more
Blood in eye HBP: You likely have the most severe form of HBP called malignant HTN. You need to get it under control now!. I specialize in this and am happy to get you to goal in only a few days to weeks depending on what meds you are on and how much salt you eat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not that high: Pain and anxiety can raise one's blood pressure, but when the systolic number is over 160 or the diastolic is over 100, the is unlikely all related to pain or "white coat" hypertension. I would talk to your doctor if your blood pressure has been that high at your dentist's office. He/she will want to recheck that ASAP. Phenylephrine can raise blood pressure a bit too, but not that much. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hypothyroidism : Not usually related to high bp.Get a more detailed answer ›
Diabetes is : When you copare these two medical conditions which often co exist and have to be treated and controlled all your life diabetes is worse with more chances of complications macrovascular and microvascular and needs strict nutritional support, weight control, one or more meds with/without insulin. Hypertension also needs good control and can cause complications in several areas like heart, kidneys etc. ...Read more
Does low blood pressure and low sugar go hand in hand what causes low blood pressure and low blood sugar?
A Few Things: Low blood sugar and low blood pressure can be seen together in patients with sepsis, an addisonian crisis, some other things. The 2 don't necessarily go hand in hand. People with diabetes and other metabolic conditions will often have low blood sugar, but normal blood pressure. There are other conditions where blood pressure is low and sugars are normal like pots, etc. ...Read more
I was taking lisinopril for high blood pressure, but developed a cough. My doctor switched me to valsartan. After a couple of months I developed very dry skin and itchiness all over, but mainly on my scalp. What cam be done?
My dad has high blood pressure. He has started getting big itchy welts- not bug bites. Could this be because of the high blood pressure?
My mother is HBsAG positive, she is diabetic and hypertension patient too, from the last 6 months she developed itchy skin, what could be the reason?
Many possible causes: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No specific: Part, but commonly "pressure" is fellt in the back of the skull or on the temples, sometimes g=behind the eys: but neither low nor high BP always causes any symptom. ...Read more
I am suffering from dizziness and dr said it is head congestion. My cold is better but dizziness persists. I suffer from high blood pressure?
Dizziness vs vertigo: Depends on what you call vertigo. Is it sensation of "spinning" related to head position change or is it lightheadedness. Does it start upon standing up? The causes of dizziness are multiple. Of course your blood pressure has to be checked, by evaluation by neurologist is necessary especially if symptoms persist. ...Read more
Depends upon: What you mean by head problems. High blood pressure, not controlled, can cause headaches, blindness, and even strokes and death. Is that enough problems to stimulate you to take better control of your blood pressure? By the way, hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) can increase your risks of diabetes and cholesterol abnormalities. There are other better blood pressure medications available. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
see below: Pain of any type will raise your BP whether it's in your head, foot, or anywhere else. But don't confuse that with the disease of "hypertension" which is a persistently elevated BP at rest over time (when you're not hurting or stressed). ...Read more
What could be the cause of pain at the base of your skull in back of head? Age 61. High blood pressure medication. Male, active, otherwise healthy,
Many possibilities: I would not try to make the diagnosis yourself. You need to see a physican and tell your story. They may then order labs and other tests to define the problkem. ...Read more
My husband has high blood pressure & had severe pain in the top of his head when bending over. Later he had profuse sweating & vomited blood.
Good Day docs, I am 37 yrs old n am a Banker, my job is stressful, I have high blood pressure. What is the best medication for a colored skin .
Need to speak to UR: Doctor regarding how stress may be affecting your blood pressure, and what you can do to alleviate it, or speak to a psychologists specializing in stress management, and biofeedback. Depending on how mild or high your hypertension is see what's best medication to use.But if stress is the cause, it's best to treat that first, and see if you can do it without meds, by exercise, diet, and meditation. ...Read more
My mom head hurts when she sits down or bends down.doctor said she has migraines.what could it be high blood pressure ?
Why do I get lightheaded a lot had normal MRI 4-18-13 & normal mra dec2012 no high blood pressure or any other health problems is this bad? & head pain
May be BP problem: You have symptoms that suggest a problem called autonomic insufficiency (dizzy spells, passing out, headaches). This is common in young women. Essentially the brain can misread the signals being sent by the heart and blood vessels and cause the pulse to go fast (or slow) and the blood pressure to fall making you lightheaded. A tilt table test can diagnose this problem. Talk to your md. ...Read more
My lower legs are extremely dry and itchy which means I scratch until it bleeds sometimes and it has not healed for a long period of time. (I am extremely overweight and has high blood pressure)?
Your major health: risk is your obesity. Treating the itching will not do anything to help prolong your life or reduce your risks. Undoubtably the itching is caused by fluid retention in the tissues from right heart failure due to obesity hypoventilation syndrome. Get help and lose weight before you experience even more profound health problems. ...Read more
My blood density is high as doctors said, my RBC was high at CBC test, can high blood density cause itchy skin?Thanks
Blood pressure is a measurement of the force placed on the blood vessels and is comprised of the "systolic" pressure (the top number on a blood pressure meter) which is the peak pressure when the heart is pumping, and the "diastolic" pressure (the bottom number on a blood pressure meter) which is the pressure during the resting phase ...Read more
High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) (Definition)
Also known as hypertension, high blood pressure is a condition that occurs when blood pressure is 140/90 or higher. Newer recommendations state that greater than 130/80 should be considered high blood pressure. ...Read more
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