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I am currently without a PHP but have an appointment at a

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I am currently without a PHP but have an appointment at a new office on August 25th. Friday I gave blood, and my blood pressurewas183/100. Can I wait until my appointment, or should I go to am emergency clinic for something to bring it down until the 25th?
JA: In general, how has your health been lately?
Customer: I have notices a few headaches and fatigue.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: My mother's family all had/have issues with high blood pressure.
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 months ago.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 months ago.

With headaches, this is very concerning

It is called a hypertensive crisis

Meaning a crisis of high blood pressure

I would go to ER now

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