Asked by Kristie
Can Extreme Pain Cause Extended High Blood Pressure?
I have had a horrible infection in one of my wisdom teeth for awhile now, a LOT of PAIN and antibiotics seemingly aren't working. During this time, I have noticed that I have spells of seriously high blood pressure, example 177/98, which it has been for the past day or two. I need to know if this tooth thing can be causing this or if I need to see my physician for BP meds.
Here is a link to a Q&A about pain and blood pressure.
All the best,
Lisa Nelson RD
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