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Dizziness, fever, aches and congestion. Treated for bronchitis. Low lung pressure. Have hypertension, hip replaced

I, ve Just Been discharged from the hospital after a 7 day admission for sufferring with flu like symptons,dizzeness mostly upon standing,fever (low grade),aches and pains, chronic congestion , diaginozed as bronchitis (lt lung) blood pleasure dropping to as low as 89/45. medical procedures perfomed ---- MRI , CT, SCAN WITH AND DYE CHEST X-RAY. MY MEDICAL IS QUIT EXTENSIVE , 1 cabg,8 caediac stents,( 1 DONE WITHE LAST SEVEN MONTHS),HIGH BLOOD PREASURE (CONTROLLED) , LEFT KNEE REPLACED, RT HIP REPLACED AND FIVE LOWER BACK SURGERIES
Asked On : Fri, 12 Apr 2013
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This seems to be a viral bronchitis/URI with orthostatic hypotension(fall in blood pressure on standing ).The fall in blood pressure may be secondary to a side effect of the antihypertensive drugs or the viraemia.if it persists,you will need a detailed physical with special reference to the cardiovascular system and autonomic nervous system.Avoiding sudden getting up and exertion will help,adequate intake of fluids and electrolytes is essential.Ruling out ischaemic heart disease as also a echocardiography may help rule out any CVS problem .
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