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Dr. Brims, U.S. Licensed Physician
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i have a blood pressure of 160/101..but not dizzy, no stro

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i have a blood pressure of 160/101..but not dizzy, no stroke

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Dr. Brims :

Do yo have your own personal blood pressure monitor?

Customer:

i took my blood pressure last week on my dad's monitor...it was 160/101. I took it again at Kroger and it was 160/101. when i saw my doctor in november it was 139/90. i dont feel any other symptoms, but should i go see my doctor? i have an appointment in May.

Dr. Brims :

You should make an appointment to see your doctor as soon as possible

Dr. Brims :

If the top number rises above 180, or the bottom rises above 110, you need to go to an ER

Customer:

what signs should i look out for in the meanwhile?

Customer:

i dont have access to a monitor at home

Dr. Brims :

Dizziness or blurry vision

Customer:

so if i am unable to make an appointment with my doctor, i should make one with another doctor ( my doctor is out the next two months for a medical procedure)?

Dr. Brims :

yes, you should make one with another doctor

Customer:

ok thanks

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