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is a blood pressure reading of [sys] 166 / [dia]96 pulse ...

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is a blood pressure reading of [sys] 166 / [dia]96 pulse rate 125 is this reading ok
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Kerry replied 10 years ago.

No. The diastolic is too high, and your pulse is too high. I suggest getting to the ER tonight so the cause can be found and treatment can start soon.