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Blood pressure 195/102, never been this high before have not

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Blood pressure 195/102
JA: Is this consistent, or is there some fluctuation in blood pressure?
Customer: never been this high before have not had medication in 3 days
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Being treated for pancreatitis
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 months ago.

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Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 months ago.

This is what we call a hypertensive urgency, at this degree of blood pressure elevation, particularly since it has never been this high.

If you have any symptoms, such as headache, it is an emergency.

Either way, you need to be evaluated now...it should not be let go.

Urgent care or the ER. ER if any symptoms.

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