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Can alcohol show up on blood pressure blood tests?

Can alcohol show up on blood pressure blood tests?

You're protected: Routine labs for hypertension are important. You won't be tested routinely for alcohol, even if your physician suspects you are drinking when you shouldn't be, without your permission. ...Read more

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Is it possible for alcohol to show up on blood pressure blood tests?

Is it possible for alcohol to show up on blood pressure blood tests?

See below: Only if it's specifically asked for. Not on routine testing. ...Read more

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If you have high central venous pressure, blood pressure are you bad off?

If you have high central venous pressure, blood pressure are you bad off?

Find out why...: Generally there are reasons for having high central venous pressure such as congestive heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, lung disease, valvular disease or hole in the heart. It is important to know why you are having high central venous pressure. Please discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Outer thigh pain/ache made worse by pressure. Blood clot ruled out. Nerve compression?

Outer thigh pain/ache made worse by pressure. Blood clot ruled out. Nerve compression?

Likely muscle strain: Nerve compression is still a possibility but it usually starts from lower back then radiates to thigh and legs. Take care! ...Read more

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400 lbs, 5'9". Perfect blood pressure & blood sugar. High insulin and testosterone levels. Abnormal weight gain since childhood. Strict diet. Why????

Other Labs?: I hope your thyroid has been checked and is normal. Although typically those with low thyroid causing weight gain are short and you are rather tall! It is probably a simple matter of more calories taken in than you are burning off which is putting you in a positive calorie balance resulting in weight gain. Drink only water, eat 8 fruits and veggies daily and ramp exercise to 10, 000 steps daily ...Read more

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Fatigue, low pulse pressure, blood pressure, and heart rate after smoking weed all day. How do I get better?

Fatigue, low pulse pressure, blood pressure, and heart rate after smoking weed all day. How do I get better?

Stop smoking weed!: Your reaction may be due to impurities in the weed or to your body's specific intolerance to weed. Either way, your body is telling you something.

(leaving aside that it's illegal...). ...Read more

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I've checked with my gp, ER, and EKG, holter monitor, blood pressure, bloods were normal. I get very anxious/stressed. Left shoulder pain/palpatations?

I've checked with my gp, ER, and EKG, holter monitor, blood pressure, bloods were normal. I get very anxious/stressed. Left shoulder pain/palpatations?

Anxiety: You've had many reassuring tests ruling out a heart condition. It's time to see a mental health professional to help deal with your anxiety. Talk therapy can be very helpful. ...Read more

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How can I reduce my blood pressure! My blood pressure read 140/89 is this too high?

How can I reduce my blood pressure! My blood pressure read 140/89 is this too high?

HBP treatment: As a 43 year old male with hypertension, you should start your goal of BP reduction by losing weight, if you are obese, stopping cigarette smoking, if you smoke, exercising more and reducing the sodium content of your diet. If none need be done by you, see a physician for an examination and start BP medicines to lower your bp. The sooner you start you will avoid any hypertensive problems. ...Read more

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A lot of pressure and blood in the toilet at 39 weeks. Is this bad?

A lot of pressure and blood in the toilet at 39 weeks. Is this bad?

Call 911 now: If you are feeling pressure and are bleeding, this could be an abruption or the actual delivery of the baby. Don't attempt to get yourself to the ER. Call 911 now! ...Read more

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How does someone increase your blood pressure if blood pressure is low?

How does someone increase your blood pressure if blood pressure is low?

Fluids, medication: Replacing fluids and electrolytes are the most common causes. Sometimes the adrenal glands are not functioning and certain steroids need to be replaced. ...Read more

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How can be the regular blood pressure.......My blood pressure is 110-70 and sometimes is 100-65....Is this ok...?

How can be the regular blood pressure.......My blood pressure is 110-70 and sometimes is 100-65....Is this ok...?

Sure: Normal BP is 100-140/ 60-80. Many people have lowish readings, but they are not at risk as long as they feel well and have no symptoms of orthostasis or light headedness. If minor symptoms are present would encourage good hydration, plus slight increases in salt intake. Bp's in this range can be protective as the lowest risk for mi or stroke occur in patients with average BP in range of 115/70. ...Read more

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How do pulse pressure and blood pressure differ?

Blood pressure: Blood pressure has systolic and diastolic components. The higher number is the systolic when the heart squeezes, the smaller number is the diastolic when heart relaxes. The difference between systolic and diastolic pressures is the pulse pressure. ...Read more

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How are hydrostatic pressure and blood pressure different?

How are hydrostatic pressure and blood pressure different?

A=B but B doesn't =A: Blood pressure is an example of hydrostatic pressure but hydrostatic pressure isn't an example of blood pressure. ...Read more

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What's the different between pulse pressure and blood pressure?

What's the different between pulse pressure and blood pressure?

Pp = Sbp - dbp: Pulse pressure = systolic BP - diastolic bp. ...Read more

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My blood pressure and blood pressure monitor has given me almost silly results. Could I get some advice on this?

My blood pressure and blood pressure monitor has given me almost silly results. Could I get some advice on this?

Check equipment: Be sure you can calibrate your blood pressure monitor and take repeat measurements. Confirm these with a check by your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have high blood pressure? Since blood pressure fluctuates all day, how is it correctly disgnosed?

What does it mean to have high blood pressure? Since blood pressure fluctuates all day, how is it correctly disgnosed?

PERSISTENTLY high.: You're right, blood pressure (BP) varies. But Hypertension is the condition characterized by PERSISTENTLY high BP. Screening is performed by recording BP> 140/90 mmHg after 5 min in a quiet dark room. (Pre-hypertension at 120/80). Normally, 5 min of rest will lower the BP to its lowest value. In hypertension, the BP is consistently elevated throughout the day. Ambulatory BP monitoring can confirm. ...Read more

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When I bend over I get intense facial pressure. No pain, just an overwhelming amount of pressure. My blood pressure is always fine at the doctors?

When I bend over I get intense facial pressure. No pain, just an overwhelming amount of pressure. My blood pressure is always fine at the doctors?

Sinuses?: This might be pressure due to sinus congestion. Do you feel it primarily in the front of the face around the eyes and nose? This is common for sinus congestion. If this is not your pattern, then you might want to have a physician examine you in person. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a women take medicine of high blood pressure, which blood pressure is around 100-140?

Please tell me, could a women take medicine of high blood pressure, which blood pressure is around 100-140?

NO: No, if you are giving me the systolic (top number) blood pressure range 100-140.
140 is borderline and you should watch it closely with low salt diet, decreasing weight and exercise. Thanks. ...Read more

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Slammed my thumb in a truck door about 3 or 4 weeks ago turned blue and gota needle and got the pressure and blood out and later started smelling bad?

Slammed my thumb in a truck door about 3 or 4 weeks ago turned blue and gota needle and got the pressure and blood out and later started smelling bad?

Finger infection: Infection is likely. Could be in the skin or even deeper. It has to be evaluated by a phyisian. Do NOT ignore it as it may get worse and progress. ...Read more

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Sense of trigmenial tightness on right side of face for 5 months. No pain just tightness and pressure feeling. Blood tes all normal. Will it go away?

Sense of trigmenial tightness on right side of face for 5 months. No pain just tightness and pressure feeling. Blood tes all normal. Will it go away?

Tightness: If you are experiencing tightness, this is more likely your facial nerve. Also, could be something associated with your electrolytes. CN 5 should move your jaw, CN 7 moves rest of your face. ...Read more

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I have pressure in my chest with sudden flushes of pressure. My blood pressure has been avg of 135/105 and I have not been diagnosed with high BP. I g?

I have pressure in my chest with sudden flushes of pressure. My blood pressure has been avg of 135/105 and I have not been diagnosed with high BP. I g?

If your BP readings: Are accurate you should be evaluated by a health care professional and treated before you develop significant associated problems. Your symptoms are certainly consistent with hypertension and hypertensive heart disease. Make an appointment for evaluation today. ...Read more

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59 year old male I take ramipril 10mg per day for high blood pressure & my blood pressure is still high 170/80 what do you recommend please?

BP still elevated: Your blood pressure is terribly elevated. You are ramipril (r) and ditiazem (d), both of which are not being given to you at maximum doses. Call your physician (p) and see if you can go to 20 mg of r and 360 mg of d daily. If that does not control your bp, your p may have to increase the number of BP meds you are taking. If your BP is still > 140 on 4 meds, consider secondary causes of hbp. ...Read more

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High blood pressure fasting blood test will cannabis show up?

High blood pressure fasting blood test will cannabis show up?

Only if testing for: It. It will only show up in the testing if they're looking for it. ...Read more

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