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45 years old. What is first aid required for low BP? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 01-Mar-2013
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User:what is first aid required for low BP in 45 yr old male?
User:hi Dr
Doctor:May I know what was the SYMPTOMS seen in such a person ?
User:fainted, pulserate at 95 per min
Doctor:first and foremost make the person, lie down on the floor
Doctor:and elevate his legs
User:have given sugar and cool drink, anything else that can be done
Doctor:make sure, that he is not injured
User:a cut on the hand, when he fainted. else no injuries
Doctor:giving fluids , per oral, should be tried, only if the person regains consciousness, and not poured into the mouth of a unconcious person
User:thanks, anything else that we can do before we take him to a hospital
Doctor:Is the person awake now ?
User:he is now
Doctor:just let him be seated for some time
Doctor:and make sure, he has no breathing trouble
Doctor:ask him if he had somethig to eat for lunch
Doctor:and if he is able to remember things etc, any history of such medical issues, any history of seizures, etc
User:thanks a lot.
User:need to rush now
Doctor:Wait for the paramedical person, who will examine him
Doctor:or if a ambulence is not called, in, and the person is mobile, you can take him to the nearest medical center
Doctor:take care and bye for now
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