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Hazards of high BP - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Doctor :   hi
User :   blood pressure of 151/139 is that bad
Doctor :   How can i help you
Doctor :   provide your age, gender, occupation
User :   well its not for me its my dad
Doctor :   how old is he
User :   47
Doctor :   Yes, this is ohhigher side
Doctor :   It should be with in 130/90
User :   he did his left arm and 110/66
User :   so maybe it was just on wrong
Doctor :   By one reading you can judge whether he has hypertension
User :   well he had a heart attack about 8 years ago he is taking all kind of medicine for it
Doctor :   ok
User :   is it possible he could have another one
User :   heart attack that is even though he is taking aspirin and such
Doctor :   See Kindly take your father to hospital and get checked it you have doubts
Doctor :   Does he have any chest pain?

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