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My blood pressure is low and I feel a little lightheaded.

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My blood pressure is...

My blood pressure is low and I feel a little lightheaded. What is the danger number where I would need help?

Doctor's Assistant: When was last time you had a check up? Have you been feeling dizzy or lightheaded?

Recent check-up was O.K. the additional water I was taking I think may be the problem.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I'm 88 yrs. with hypertension Heart ,valve leaks. water pill was to help my breathing.

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Doctor: Dr. Mo, Board Certified MD replied 6 months ago
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Hi, Dr. Mo here with JA. Please let me review the information and I'll reply shortly.

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Doctor: Dr. Mo, Board Certified MD replied 6 months ago

What is your blood pressure currently? Also what is your pulse?

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Doctor: Dr. Mo, Board Certified MD replied 6 months ago

Please let me know if you still need help with this, I'm happy to assist you. You can reply below as to what your current blood pressure and pulse is and I'll reply immediately.

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