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How does labile hypertension affect dental surgery?

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Dr. Seth Zeidman
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Makes it more risky

Labile hypertension is blood pressure that fluctuates abruptly and repeatedly, often causing symptoms such as headache or ringing in the ears.
People with labile hypertension often react to emotional stress with an increase in blood pressure. Your blood pressure can shoot up during dental surgery and trigger a stroke. You may need anti anxiety medication before dental work.

In brief: Makes it more risky

Labile hypertension is blood pressure that fluctuates abruptly and repeatedly, often causing symptoms such as headache or ringing in the ears.
People with labile hypertension often react to emotional stress with an increase in blood pressure. Your blood pressure can shoot up during dental surgery and trigger a stroke. You may need anti anxiety medication before dental work.
Dr. Seth Zeidman
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Dr. David Stall
Dentistry

In brief: An additional factor

If you have labile hypertension see your doctor for a 24 BP monitor. If this records your BP as something not really unstable, your risk with dental surgery should be low.
However, sometimes, you may need to be put on BP meds or additionally, a sedative for dental treatment. Best to see your md and make sure you are controlled.

In brief: An additional factor

If you have labile hypertension see your doctor for a 24 BP monitor. If this records your BP as something not really unstable, your risk with dental surgery should be low.
However, sometimes, you may need to be put on BP meds or additionally, a sedative for dental treatment. Best to see your md and make sure you are controlled.
Dr. David Stall
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