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153/93 blood pressure : are you a real person? : Do I need

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153/93 blood pressure
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.


that blood pressure is not dangerous.l

I am Dr. Thomas, a double board certified US doctor.

It is, however, high.

You need to keep a log and see your doctor.

The doctor will want you to continue keeping the log.

If you have symptoms, such as a headache, etc. Then go to urgent care.

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