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Comparison between blood pressure monitoring machines - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions

Doctor :   hi
User :   Hello Doctor
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   I have a basic doubt. Which BP monitoring machine is best. The mecury one or the electronic one.Which will give accurate BP measure
Doctor :   mercury one
Doctor :   the manual sphygmomanometer
User :   I had checked my BP on both. The variance between both is huge.The mercury one showed a lower one at 130/90 and the other at 165/105.
Doctor :   is the best machine for an accurate bp count
User :   Why the variance is so high
Doctor :   just see the mercury one dont bother about the other
User :   OK thanks.I also have some skin deficiencies on my leg.
Doctor :   ok
User :   I am using betamil as prescribed by a skin specialist.
Doctor :   wt kind of def
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how is it helping
User :   Should I continue it.the results are not so great.
Doctor :   since how long are yu havng ths
Doctor :   ok

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