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Dr. Arun Phophalia
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Category: Medical
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Experience:  MBBS MS. Post doctoral fellowship in Sports Medicine. General surgeon and sports medicine specialist
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I have a blood pressure of 177/107. I know this is high and

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Hello. I have a blood pressure of 177/107. I know this is high and the doctors are aware. I am a football referee and are supposed to have a game tonight. Do I still referee? I feel breathless often
JA: Is this consistent, or is there some fluctuation in blood pressure?
Customer: its been pretty high since Saturday
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: Just need to see if it’s safe to referee with high blood pressure
Submitted: 6 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 6 days ago.

You may avoid the game today. It is too high for significant physical activity.

Also, you should get echocardiography for the evaluation of your breathlessness.

I wish your symptoms resolve soon.

I would be happy to assist you further if you need any more information.
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Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Thank you
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 6 days ago.

You are very welcome.

Wishing you a speedy resolution and all the very best in life.

It was a pleasure to assist you.

I sincerely hope that I have helped you and that I have earned my 5-star rating today!

Thank you.

Stay blessed.

Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Do I avoid all physical activity until it’s lower?
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 6 days ago.

Yes, all physical activities should be avoided.