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Low blood pressure with giddiness. Recommended thyroid function test and ECG. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good Evening
User:Good evening
User:hello sir, i think we have chatted earlier as well.. good to chat with you again
User:my wife is having probelem of Low BP
Doctor:Nice to talk to you too.
User:what should be done
Doctor:IS it affecting her in anyway/
User:sometimes, gidiness
Doctor:I mean does she get recurrent giddiness, black outs etc?
User:cant say black outs but she says it is blur at times
Doctor:Ok. Did she fall down anytime?
Doctor:What is her BP usually?
User:118/57, latest is 115/60 etc.
Doctor:Is she on any medication for anything else?
Doctor:Was any tests done recently?
Doctor:May I know her age?
Doctor:let me guide you regarding this.
Doctor:She needs to get her thyroid function test to be done.
Doctor:Sometimes hypothyroidism can cause a low BP.
Doctor:An ECG also needs to be done to rule out any cardiac arrhythmias.
Doctor:If these are ruled out, there are usually no much
other causes to be worried about.
User:ok will get these done quickly.
Doctor:Maybe just that, that BP is normal for her.
User:ok understood sir.
User:will get the test done and keep you posted.
Doctor:Will like to follow it up.
Doctor:Is there anything else that I could help you with?
User:thanks a lot for your valuable time sir.. this is really a useful tips
User:at present that's all sir
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
Doctor:Have a nice evening!!!
User:thankyou sir, you too have a great evening
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