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Can a tooth abcsess cause high BP temporarily?
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An_192096 posted:
I normally have very low BP 100/70 or so and i just came from teh dentist due to severe toothpain and have a bad abcess that requires my tooth be extracted. while at the pharmacy i took my bp and it is 155/110???? what is that about. i feel fine.
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BillH99 responded:
Hard to tell, but maybe.

With a BP med mine is well controlled at around 105/65.

But when I have anxiety it will get to 160/95.
 
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lbutlin replied to BillH99's response:
just asked my pharmacist when getting my keflex for the tooth infection, she said yes infections almost always raise BP and the abscess is BAD...good to know


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