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I am a 73 year old japanese woman. My blood pressure is

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I am a 73 year old japanese woman. My blood pressure is rising constantly.
I am taking 16 mg of atacand and a 12.5mg water pill and a baby aspirin.
my blood pressure has been at noon 189/102 at 12 40 pm 193/113 at 4pm and it is now 196/117 my ears are ringing and I have a pain in the left side of my back. what should I do
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

This high of blood pressure with symptoms is a medical emergency.

You need to go to ER right now.

It is dangerous to leave it this way

you are at risk of stroke

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

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