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rebeccabaltimore and more January 13th, 2010 09:36 PM

BP is up - do I call or do I wait?
So I checked my BP for the first time in weeks. I'm not swelling, I'm not having frequent headaches, but I've seen little flashies once or twice so I checked. 142/94. Definitely high.

I know I need to call the doctor, but should I get a few more readings over the next few days and then call? Or should I just call tomorrow. I'm on a low dose of methyldopa, and quite frankly I want my OB to increase it and have done with it. But if she's just going to tell me to watch and wait, should I just do that first?

What would you guys do?

Edit: I did have an INSANELY busy day.

kruff79 January 13th, 2010 09:48 PM

Re: BP is up - do I call or do I wait?
Check it again in the morning, your bp is naturally lower then. If it's still up I'd call, they may want to check your urine for protein.

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