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.

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Does blood tests shows high blood pressures?

They do not. All blood tests are usually normal in patients with Essential Hypertension. They can be abnormal in patients with hypertension secondary to renal disease or other causes of hypertension 2/2 identifiable source. However any patient with newly diagnosed hypertension should get all the recommended blood tests to rule out diabetes, renal disease, hyperlipidemia, electrolyte abnormalities. Read more...

What to do if I have high blood pressure, amlodipine and blood tests?

Question. This question is unclear so that the best answer is to speak with your doctor who is caring for the high bp and who prescribed the amlodipine and ordered the blood tests and get your situation clarified. Read more...

My doctor gave me medicine to decrease my post partum high blood pressure. My pressure is 125/95 now. Normal blood tests. Should I see a cardio doc?

+\- Depends...on your confidence level with your primary care physician. Sounds like you've developed essential hypertension, and it's management will depend on things like weight loss, exercise, salt restriction, and perhaps the conscientious use of BP meds. Many PCPs are gifted at effecting this treatment, but I see many such cases, particularly if they become refractory to first line therapy. . Read more...