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Blood pressure is reading 188 96 just getting over a bout

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Blood pressure is reading 188 96 just getting over a bout with Shingles, expericeing neck pain headaches and burning eyes. shoulder and arm been aching for the past week all medications for the shingles have run out. Neck feels hot .
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Anil Kumar replied 1 year ago.

Hello,

What is your age?

Associated shortness of breath,dizziness?

Are you taking medication for high blood pressure?

Since how long have you been suffering from this high blood pressure?

Have you completed the medication course of Shingles?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.


Age 75


some dizziness


all medication taken last pill this morning


Have high blood pressure for many years, just told to have the dose and and it has been fine 124 68


Lisinspril20-25 cut ir half.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.


75


a little dizziness


high blood pressure for years


just had my blood pressure mudication cut in half it has been fine 135 68


Linispril 20-25 and I cut it half

Expert:  Dr. Anil Kumar replied 1 year ago.

Hello,
Thanks for providing more information.

Well in my opinion your BP is very high and as you have dizziness, headache so it is advised to visit ER ASAP for prompt treatment .
A high blood pressure emergency usually refers to a sudden increase in blood pressure itself which causes problems like headache,dizziness (usually to a number higher than 180/120 mm Hg).

Apart from this,as you have neck pain,burning,hottness so it can be caused due to postherpetic neuralagia.

Postherpetic neuralgia occurs when the nerves have been damaged after an outbreak of shingles

So you should ask your doctor for medications like Gabapentin.

Main concern is your high blood pressure which needs an urgent medical attention to prevent further complications like Ministroke,Heart attack.

So visit ER ASAP.

Even take your anti-hypertensive medications as per scheduled.

 

 

 

 

I hope this helps.

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Good Luck.

Thank you.

 

Dr. Anil Kumar, General Physician
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Expert:  Dr. Anil Kumar replied 1 year ago.
Hi,
If you have any further query then feel free to ask.
Please rate me highly (Star 5 Great Service), if you are satisfied with our conversation.

Bonus and positive feedback are highly appreciated.

Thank you.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.


No more info needed, I followed ypur advice and everything is under control. Thank You, I have already rated you very high.


 

Expert:  Dr. Anil Kumar replied 1 year ago.

Hello,

It's good to hear about your good health.

 

Good luck.

 

If you have any health related issues in future then ask me question.I'll help you in every aspect.

Thanks.

 

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