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Treatment for severe Hypertension - 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 recently had a blood presure test done when i went to the hospital
for double vision, the test was 197 over 115
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Let me read your query
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   I am 65 yeears old
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   When were you diagnosed with it?
User :   on sat. june 19
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Are you on any medications?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is this the first time your BP is high?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What was the opinion given after testing the BP?
Doctor :   Were you asked to get admitted?
User :   they wanted to admit me to the hospital for intervenios drugs
Doctor :   Yes, that is recommended for such readings
User :   will pills help
Doctor :   Yes, it does
Doctor :   Did you deny admission?
User :   thank you
User :   yes i denied admission
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Did they give a prescription?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Dint you ask for it
Doctor :   as you have denied admission
Doctor :   atleast some pills would be essential
Doctor :   I recommend you to initiate treatment as early as possible
User :   yes i asked but the doctor wanted to admit me
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   You should rush to the ER as early as possible
Doctor :   as it is a case of accelerated hypertension
Doctor :   Hope you do it as early as possible
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting, bye for now
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