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Monday, September 28, 2009 Chris, Community Member, asks

Q: at what blood pressure number should I go to the hospital?

My blood pressure reading on a electronic monitor I purchased yesterday has gone as high as 175/115 and has not been lower than 140/88 today. Should I go to the hospital...Last reading tonight 161/112?

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Lisa Nelson, Health Pro
9/28/09 4:29pm

Hi Chris,

 

Yes, I recommend you contact your physician.

 

All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

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By Chris, Community Member— Last Modified: 10/19/10, First Published: 09/28/09