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Blood pressure is 120/90 - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr
User :   sir, recently i had a regular BP checkup, and the doctor told me BP was 120/90
Doctor :   how can i help you ?
User :   and he said it was the starting stage as the lower should not be 90
User :   was it right what should i do
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   May I know your age please ?
User :   33 male
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   was it ok
Doctor :   I feel, 90 is permissable if it is just one reading.
Doctor :   Have you taken 3 consecutive readings in one week ?
Doctor :   Have you taken 3 consecutive readings in one week ?
User :   no only ones
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   should i take check it 3 times, ok i will do it
User :   and what is the normal scale of bp
Doctor :   Any patient is advised to be at risk , if and only he is examined thrice in a weeks time.
Doctor :   So do not worry, it is 120/80, which is very marginal.
User :   ok sir, thanks, i will try and contact you in further.
Doctor :   and even if it was a stressful day or hectic or at the end of te day it would be 90 sometimes.
Doctor :   so please get it checked in the morning , once you are fresh and active.
User :   ok, what time is the best, mornings or
Doctor :   Take care, do not worry and do not get panicky if someone is trying to scare you unneccesarily, arounf 8-9am
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me.
User :   ok thanks sir,,
Doctor :   your welcome.take care, bye.
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