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Hypotension, bradycardia - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Heart Rate and Rhythm Disorders
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   Hi,
Doctor :   Dr here
User :   Hi Dr. I have a low pulse rate of 45 bpm that i just took today.
Doctor :   When was the reading taken ?
Doctor :   By whom ?
User :   about 10 mins ago. I used a blood pressure monitor and then took the reading myself manually from my wrist. Both done by myself.
Doctor :   ok,
Doctor :   Do repeat the reading after an hour
Doctor :   ?
Doctor :   If its still low as before i suggest you to get it recorded by a GP near your home
User :   I have taken a number of readings over the last 4 days. and similar results dr. 48 was the highest bpm i recorded.
Doctor :   ok , if its so i suggest you to get an ECG as early as possible
Doctor :   which will help to know the cause of bradycardia
Doctor :   did you record the BP , may i know the reading if taken ?
User :   last bp was taken about 30 mins ago and it was 110/57 with heart bpm of 45
Doctor :   the diastolic BP is low
Doctor :   here is the plan , reconfirm the readings with a GP nearby your home
Doctor :   and get an ECG
Doctor :   which will help to know the risk and the cause
User :   Ok. Will do. Thank you very much for your help. This has been great help.
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting
Doctor :   take care
Doctor :   is there anything i can help you with ?
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