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My reading is 96/80 on my oxygen meter. I've felt dizzy for

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My reading is 96/80 on my oxygen meter. I've felt dizzy for a couple of days and my ankles are swollen. I have high blood pressure and meds.
JA: When did you start using this medication? How severe were any side effects?
Customer: I've had it for a few years. I'm overweight too which doesn't help.
JA: Got it. Have you seen a doctor about the swelling?
Customer: You can never get them - it's so busy.
JA: Thank you so much for your time. Finally, is there anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: I have bladder problems and have meds for that too Betmia 50 mg
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SS replied 4 months ago.


Thank you for your question.
I will try my best to help you.
I will answer in a moment/request for further information.

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Expert:  Dr. SS replied 4 months ago.

How old are you? Male/ Female?

How is your usual BP?

Since when are you having the symptom?

Do you have any other symptoms?

Did you consult a doctor or have any test?

Did you take any medicine?

Are you on any regular medicine for BP?

Expert:  Dr. SS replied 4 months ago.

Hello again.

I was waiting for your reply.

I am very sorry for your symptoms.

Your blood pressure on oxygen meter is on low side.

The swelling of ankles is from accumulation of fluid.

As you have a history of high blood pressure, heart & kidney complications need to be checked for.
I would advise to take an examination by your doctor.

A few tests like metabolic panel, EKG, echo can be taken.

You can need diuretic & adjustment of your present medicines.

I hope this information will be helpful.

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