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Niece was just told her Aorita was 4.1 and they changed her…

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Niece was just told her Aorita was 4.1 and they changed her high blood pressure medicine. what does this mean?

Doctor's Assistant: When was last time you had a check up? Is there a history of high blood pressure in your family?

No, she just started having pains in her chest, and the heart specialist just told her about her aorta being 4.1 what does this mean?

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Do you know if that was her abdominal aorta diameter?

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