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High BP, blood test electrolyte shows abnormal chloride? Serious? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 19-Mar-2013
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User:Hi good evening
User:i had gone blood test electrolyte
User:there chloride is abnormal
Doctor:may i know why the test was done in the first place ?
User:i dont have report with me now otherwise i would have given u the exact figure
Doctor:and what was the actual levels ?
User:i have high blood pressure
Doctor:wsa the potassium and sodium levels normal ?
Doctor:may i know your age ?
Doctor:in that case, the chloride levels does not matter
User:is there something to be related to kidney
Doctor:how long have u been having high BP ?
Doctor:are u on any medications ?
User:reccently started one amlepores
Doctor:i hope the renal functions normal ?
Doctor:In that case, it is fine,
Doctor:you need not worry about the chloride levels
User:can u suggest what extra precuation i need to take
Doctor:in case, you repeat the test after a month or so, then the test results will be normal
Doctor:unless, the chloride levels , are very very high, there is no need for any other precautions
Doctor:just borderline levels, are nothing to bother about
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