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Can kids have hypertension?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Blood pressure
Children can have hypertension.
It needs to be worked up for reversible causes and treated.

In brief: Blood pressure
Children can have hypertension.
It needs to be worked up for reversible causes and treated.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
There are congenital causes of htn, fibrodisplasia of the arteries, also kidney diseases, also diseases of the adrenal glands (benign tumors like pheochromocytomas, more and more associated to salt, obesity, and high cholesterol in children.

In brief: Yes
There are congenital causes of htn, fibrodisplasia of the arteries, also kidney diseases, also diseases of the adrenal glands (benign tumors like pheochromocytomas, more and more associated to salt, obesity, and high cholesterol in children.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics
In brief: Yes
Children too can have hypertension

In brief: Yes
Children too can have hypertension
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Dr. Shalini Sethi
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