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High blood pressure and nose bleeds
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cnliles posted:
I'm 30 years old and I was diagnosed with congestive heart failure and high blood pressure two years ago. I was doing good with it all until early this year when it all flared up again. For the past three days my hands have been swollen and i have gained about five pounds in the last week or so. Early this morning i woke up to my nose bleeding for no none reason. I've never had nose bleeds until this morning. I don't know what to do. I don't know if its my blood pressure or ny heart that i should be worried about.
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BillH99 responded:
High blood pressure typically does not cause nose bleeds, but it can.

But more important is the rapid weight gain and swelling. That is often a sign of worsening heart failure.

Call your cardiologist office NOW!

An answering service will have one of the doctors call you back. If might want to see you first thing tomorrow or they may want you to go to the ER now.

IF YOU HAVE NOT HEARD BACK FROM THE DOCTORS SOON GO AHEAD AND GO TO THE ER!


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