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Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Suggest treatment for chest congestion when diagnosed with multiple sclerosis

my husband has multiple sclerosis (MS) and his blood pressure was 155/93 and now it is 87/59 pulse is 89. should we be worried about the low blood pressure ? He is dizzy and also lightheaded and has a low grade fevor of 100.1. He feel like he has chest congestion and his voice has turned horse. Sorry if something is misspelled.....
Mon, 3 Aug 2015
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Dear-thanks for using our service, I understand your concern. Your husband has multiple sclerosis which is a degenerative nerve disease. This condition is associated with degeneration in the center that controls the equilibrium of blood pressure, which is a little ganglion in the neck area. That is why he is having drops in the blood pressure. The dizziness is due to the low blood pressure . He will need antibiotics for his chest congestion .Patient with multiple sclerosis are prone to infections due to problems with the immune system and decrease in the ability to fight against them.The voice is hoarse due to the infection too.I hope that my advise has been helpful.
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