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What could cause a hypo plastic kidney on left and low BP?

hi there i had corrective surgry of coarctation of the aorta at 6 days old with having slight murmor and a bicuspic valve. I have been suffering with chest pain for quite some time and after exam after exam i have found out the following that i have 1. a hypoplastic kidney on the left and 2. low bp as i have been feel faint and nearly passing out they did a tilt test. now my question is... is my low b.p. caused by my heart as the the narrowing was on the left side hense the supply to my lower body could be something to do with it and would the slowly dissapearance of my left kidney anything to do with the lack of blood? please could you clarify and tell me what i should do with low bp as not been to see specialist yet thank you for your time jemma aged 23
Mon, 3 Jun 2019
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Hello,

Low blood pressure does not mean lack of blood supply, no sir, but for sure it is the cause of your fainting attacks, you may raise it by eating salty food.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Salah Saad Shoman, Internal Medicine Specialist
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