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Having low BP. Blood pleasure 90/49 left arm, 92/59 right arm, temp 97.5. What do I need to take?

My father n law is 98 yrs old he is not on any meds but iron pills. He got up off the couch with my husband help & fell while my husband turn to get his cane, No bruises r broken bones. Check his blood pressure it was 90/49 P 65 left arm & 92/59 right arm P64 temp 97.5 R 16. What do I need to do r give him, if B/P is to low.
Asked On : Tue, 19 Feb 2013
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Welcome to healthcare magic.
There are many causes of such a incidence in this old age.
Some baseline investigation inv. are needed to find out the cause.
particularly rbs,ecg,renal function,cbc have to do to exclude some common causes.
the common causes in this age are tia,hypoglycemia,autonomic neuropathy,cardiac conduction defect etc.
it is better for him to consult a doctor.
take care.
Answered: Wed, 20 Feb 2013
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