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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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