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Posted on Wed, 13 May 2015
Question: My blood pressure is 103/71 are the numbers to close together shouldn't they be 40 points away?
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Answered by Dr. Benard Shehu (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Normal difference between your systolic&diastolic blood pressure..

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Your blood pressure are within normal range and you have nothing to worry about.

The difference between systolic (103) and diastolic (71) blood pressure should be between 30 - 40 in normal adults. Yours is 32, perfectly within normal range.

Hope this will be of help!
Wish you health!
Dr.Benard
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Brief Answer: Normal difference between your systolic&diastolic blood pressure.. Detailed Answer: Hi, Your blood pressure are within normal range and you have nothing to worry about. The difference between systolic (103) and diastolic (71) blood pressure should be between 30 - 40 in normal adults. Yours is 32, perfectly within normal range. Hope this will be of help! Wish you health! Dr.Benard