• ash ash
    March 30, 2010
    a five yr old blood pressure is 84/50
    ash ash
    March 30, 2010

    a five yr old blood pressure is 84/50 is this abnormal and what would u do

     

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  • Lisa Nelson
    Health Pro
    March 31, 2010
    Lisa Nelson
    Health Pro
    March 31, 2010

    Hi Ash,

     

    The average blood pressure for a 5 yo is ~95/53 mm Hg. Average blood pressure does vary with height and boy vs. girl. A reading of 84/50 is not that far from the average, but do recommend discussing your concerns with the pediatrician.

     

    All the best,

    Lisa Nelson RD

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