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For about a week I've had high blood pressure after being…

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For about a week I've had high blood pressure after being well controlled for years. My readings now are in the 150/100 range when sitting. Getting up and walking raises it quite a bit higher , like 170/120. My heart gets going really fast which triggers a run of paroxysml SVT, another know problem for which I take verapiml. Readings then show low heart and blood pressure.

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

Main question is whether I should go to urgent care. I see my PCP in 2 days so I'm reluctant to go now.

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

I'm under frequent followup for many conditions. I saw my PCP last 12/20. No dizziness light headedness is minor (as I stand up).

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I think with this high BP which is getting symptomatic you should go to urgent care as it needs urgent treatment to avoid any complications.

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Additional issues.Asthma with early COPD
Diabetes for 20 years, extremely well controlled. My current A1c is 5.1%
Hypothyroidism, well controlled.
Hypercholesteralemia, well controlled. Very low LDL and CRP.
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