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Variation in blood pressure - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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User :   Hello
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   well, for the past two months when i pick up stuff at the pharmacy
Doctor :   ok
User :   i've tested my blood pressure with a machine they have there
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide your Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight
User :   23/M/MPLS/Musician/Single/6'/140
User :   my blood pressure consistently reads somewhere between 130/80 to 150/85
User :   should i get this checked out by a real doctor
Doctor :   yes u need to get it checked with physician
User :   ok
User :   thanks
Doctor :   in day and at different blood pressure will vary
Doctor :   also when u check in different position like sitting , standing and lying down
Doctor :   u do get different reading
User :   i don't know
User :   i've only tried it sitting down
Doctor :   get it checked with physician
Doctor :   he will take multiple reading and will guide u
Doctor :   ok
User :   thanks
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   is there anything else i can help u with
Doctor :   are you there?
Doctor :   I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, please get back to us if you need further medical advice.

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