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What does it mean if your blood pressures are different in your two arms?

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Dr. Stephen Daquino
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In brief: Depends

BP readings are generally a bit higher on one side vs the other. If there is a significant difference however it may indicate a serious problem such as coarctation of the aorta.
Talk to your doctor to determine if your difference needs work up.

In brief: Depends

BP readings are generally a bit higher on one side vs the other. If there is a significant difference however it may indicate a serious problem such as coarctation of the aorta.
Talk to your doctor to determine if your difference needs work up.
Dr. Stephen Daquino
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