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8 months pregnant and has high blood pressure. Solution?

My wife age is 23 in during pregnancy of 8th month. Doctor discover High blood pressure 135/90. Now every day we are check morning and evening. We see in 20/3/13 to 23/3/13 in every day morning 135/90, 120/80, 116/64, 124/60 and evening 110/70, 116/64, 122/54, 128/66. Please write me answer urgently, because i am worry about pregnancy in last stage. Thanks regards Riki
Sat, 30 Mar 2013
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Hi khanzai22

Apart from single episode of 135/90, rest other values are with in normal limit. you need not worry.

follow up with the BP measurement and consult your family physician once it is abnormal.

It will be better to measure it by mercury sphygmomanometer and that too by a doctor. too loose cuff gives falsely high BP and vice versa.

good luck and best wishes for the new angel
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