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High Hypertension, 216/127 - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi, i have noe slept all nite ive been nauseated with head ache and i took my blood pressure medicine and my pressure is 216 over 127 what should i do
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am
User :   hello not feeling well
Doctor :   What is your age?

User :   34
Doctor :   What time you measured the blood pressure?
User :   about 30 mins ago
Doctor :   Usually after a sleep less night
Doctor :   the blood pressure rises
Doctor :   Actually I would say you are in a medical urgency
Doctor :   The headache is purely because of raised blood pressure
Doctor :   I think you require an injection which can slowly reduce your blood pressure
User :   also ive been havin palpitations and im dizzy rite now
Doctor :   Your oral medications may not help
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   I think you better seek help at the local emergency
Doctor :   As at this Blood pressure reading there can be a complication
Doctor :   of stroke or Heart failure
Doctor :   What you are facing now is not going right
Doctor :   This is a very high blood pressure
User :   should i messure it again im always a sceptic to hospitals
Doctor :   Please do not be at this time
User :   ok
Doctor :   If you go to a hospital and are under care
Doctor :   and tide away with your current pressure
Doctor :   you can take a decision to contact your primary physician
Doctor :   Even though your BP monitor is aberrant by 40mm Hg
Doctor :   it is still high which needs a care at hospital
User :   ok i will seek help becuz i have to work today i just checked it again and now its saying 185 over 122
Doctor :   Ok, it needs an injection to control it slowly and further

Doctor :   It should not be reduced fast
User :   ok i will go thank u
Doctor :   Please do it , call 911
User :   thanks
Doctor :   I do not wish to waste your time
User :   u have not
Doctor :   We shall end the chat now
Doctor :   and please pick your phone for help
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