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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   My mom just threw up and she has high blood pressure. and also said she has a big headache
User :   should i take her to the emergency?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   what medicines is she taking for hogh BP?
Doctor :   Does she have any dizziness?
User :   atenolol
Doctor :   How many times did she throw up?
User :   she is currently resting right now after throwing up
User :   one time but that one time was for 5 minutes
Doctor :   Did she take her medicine today?
User :   this morning she said she took half a pill and then after work which was around night she took another because her headache was really bad
Doctor :   I suggest that you take her to the ER and get her BP examined
Doctor :   I also suggest that she lie down quiet meanwhile
User :   so it would be a bad idea for her to rest and wait till tomor?
Doctor :   did she have any exotic food recently?
User :   just rice with fish today
Doctor :   It would be better if you can get her BP tested as soon as possible.
User :   well i just checked her thing earlier it sad 142 over 88
Doctor :   If it is high, then the appropriate medicines can be given.
Doctor :   If normal then bed rest is sufficient

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