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My blood pressure is 188/116. It has been around 170/100

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My blood pressure is 188/116. It has been around 170/100 for several days. Can I wait til tomorrow to call clinic or should I check with them tonight?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 11 months ago.

This is Dr. David

your blood pressure is dangerously high.

you need to see a doctor right away, either tonight or tomorrow about this very high blood pressure.

this is at a level of hypertensive emergency.

high blood pressure like this can damage your kidneys or other organs over a period of time.

most doctors would tell you to go to the ER tonight to see a doctor and get medications to help bring down your blood pressure.

this is very serious

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Expert:  Dr. David replied 11 months ago.

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