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Why exactly would I need a 'renal ultrasound' for high blood pressure at 21?

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Dr. Raj Singh
Internal Medicine
6 doctors agree

In brief: It is indicated

As having high blood pressure is clearly abnormal in a 21 year old.
Your doctor will order blood tests and kidney imaging to rule out secondary causes of hypertension.

In brief: It is indicated

As having high blood pressure is clearly abnormal in a 21 year old.
Your doctor will order blood tests and kidney imaging to rule out secondary causes of hypertension.
Dr. Raj Singh
Dr. Raj Singh
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Dr. David Rothfeld
Radiology

In brief: TO LOOK FOR STENOSIS

Narrowing of renal artery can cause htn.
In a young person noy uncommon to get renal doppler to look for signs of narrowing.

In brief: TO LOOK FOR STENOSIS

Narrowing of renal artery can cause htn.
In a young person noy uncommon to get renal doppler to look for signs of narrowing.
Dr. David Rothfeld
Dr. David Rothfeld
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