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Elevated BP count post Bypass surgery - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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User :   I have had 2 coronary bi-pass surgerys. My blood pressures have been running: 196/96, 177/105, 171/93, 169/92, etc for the last several days. The last check was 138/94. I have an appointment with my cardiologist on 6/2/10. Should I contact him sooner?
User :   What should I do in this situation?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr.XXX here
User :   Hello
Doctor :   Let me read your query
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What were your readings before?
Doctor :   BP readings I meant to say
User :   my first by-pass was 4 grafts. 2 1/2 years later 3 of the grafts had closed up. I am at the 2 1/2 year mark. Usually pretty normal 140-130 over 58-70.
Doctor :   That does mean it has shooted up
Doctor :   So you should consult your cardiologist
Doctor :   other option is to consult our cardiologist
Doctor :   I shall give you the link of our cardiologist
User :   Thank you
Doctor :   whom you can take a second opinion anytime
User :   good idea
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW
Doctor :   Did you get the link?
User :   thanks very much, goodbye
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