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For the last 2 days my BP has been high. Yesterday it was

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For the last 2 days my BP has been high . Yesterday it was 198/119 just now 160/139. I've been taking my BP meds. Can I wait till Monday to see my Dr. or should I go to the ER
JA: When was last time you had a check up? Is there a history of high blood pressure in your family?
Customer: I see my Dr every 6 months no matter what . And yes high BP pressure runs in my family. I am 59 and have been taking meds since I was 35
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I am a recent type 2 diabetic. And have been having trouble sleeping lately
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 7 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 7 months ago.

I am sorry that your question was unanswered for long.

This BP is too high (160/139). The risks increases with type 2 diabetes.

You should go to emergency room for the management.

Please feel free for your follow up questions.

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