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My BP is 170 over 82. Should I go to the ER? Fairly

Customer Question

My BP is 170 over 82. Should I go to the ER?
JA: Is this consistent, or is there some fluctuation in blood pressure?
Customer: Fairly consistent
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: A lot of things. But, mainly, they just shocked me heart back into rhythm 2 weeks ago.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Chip (M.D.) replied 1 month ago.

Hello I'm Dr Chip

What does your blood pressure usually run?

And how are you feeling right now?