Low Blood Pressure

The ideal blood pressure, which is the pressure exerted by the blood on the walls of the blood vessels, should be 120/80 mmHg. Blood pressure is considered low when it falls below 90/60 mmHg, which is also called hypotension. When the blood pressure is low, you might experience dizziness, nausea, blurred vision, nausea, and fainting.

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Why do I have fever and low blood pressure after my COVID-19 vaccination?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 59-years-old, and I had my COVID vaccines. I am having an on and off fever for the last four days and having a temperature of 101.5 F. My blood pressure came down to 104/68 mmHg, and my pulse dropped down to 68 last night. Now it is 131/78 mmHg with a pulse of 94. My energy is ...  Read Full »


Dr. Utkarsh Sharma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern, and I will help you with it. Do chills accompany fever? If yes, you should get a test for the malaria parasite. Fever affects your thirst center in the hypothalamus, and because of that, you do not realize when you get deh...  Read Full »

What are the signs of internal bleeding?

Query: Hi doctor. I am a 23-year-old female. My height is 5’5”. I went ice-blocking a couple of days ago and accidentally went off a little jump. Now, I have a big bruise on my leg and some pain in my stomach when I push on it, and pain on my hips in front of my pelvis. There is no visible bru...  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for the query, and I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from a big bruise on your leg and pain in your stomach and between your hips. Now you are afraid of any internal bleeding. Several symptoms of inte...  Read Full »

When can pregnant women with slightly low blood pressure get the COVID vaccine?

Query: Hello doctor, My daughter-in-law is 36 years old, and she is pregnant. The pregnancy duration is five and a half months. Her other parameters are fine, and she has a 7-year-old boy. Her BP is slightly low. Our main concern is as follows: 1) Can she take a vaccine for COVID? 2) If yes, which is ...  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 1) Since from the second of this month, based upon the recommendation of the national technical advisory group on immunization (NTAGI), MoHFW (ministry of health and fertility welfare) approved the immunization of pregnant women based on the condition that the risks of ...  Read Full »

I fell twice, followed by dizziness and profuse sweating. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 41 year old female with regular periods. I am 5'4" and weighs approximately 165 pounds. I have fainted this morning and almost exactly a month ago. The first time was in the middle of the night. When I woke up to use the bathroom, and while I was in the toilet, I broke out in a cla...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It looks like a cardiac issue. It is most probably occurring due to fall in blood pressure and which is mostly due to either a vagal reflex or low heart rate. These can be vasovagal syncope. During urination, one can get syncope because especially if one is straining dur...  Read Full »

Kindly go through my father's medical report and share your opinion.

Query: Hi doctor, My father has got a heart attack and was admitted to the hospital. He had chest pain, shortness of breath and no palpitations. He also has diabetes. I will post the picture of the medical report. Please share your opinion.  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. He has got heart attack and also had old asymptomatic heart attacks which were painless due to diabetes (attachment removed to protect patient identity). At present, his heart function is weak at around 30%. Normally, it is more than 55% and due to which his blood ...  Read Full »

I am an active person with a low heart rate and blood pressure. Do I need to be worried?

Query: Hi doctor, For the past one month, I have been working out a lot such as running, body building and following a healthy diet. I have lost weight. My blood pressure is 95/59 mmHg. My resting heartbeat is around 55. My weight is 73 kg. I wanted to ask if it is fine to have this low heart rate and l...  Read Full »


Dr. Isaac Gana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is very normal for athletes to have a low heart rate. Sometimes some people are born with this condition where they have very low heart rate and blood pressure. When did you first notice this development? Have you been on other drugs apart from the ones me...  Read Full »

Do shortness of breath and chest pain occur due to anxiety?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a female on Prednisone 40 mg and Vitamin C 2.5 g since the past five days. I have just woken up feeling short of breath and chest pain. I checked my blood pressure, and it was 120/80 mmHg and my heart rate was in 50s. My blood pressure will be usually 110/65 mmHg, and my heart rate i...  Read Full »


Dr. Isaac Gana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I see no reason for you to worry. For your weight, heart rate in the range of 50s and blood pressure of 90/60 mmHg is not much of a concern, except if it begins to drop below this or you start to feel like fainting. I think your biggest problem is psychological instab...  Read Full »

I have giddiness, shivering, and fast heartbeats in the evening. Why?

Query: Hi doctor,When I reached home after work, I suddenly got giddiness followed by shivering in the whole body with a fast heartbeat. Even my hands and feet also became cold. It lasted for a maximum time of 30 minutes. The event has always happened in the evening and that too after work. In total four t...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We are here to help you. Such kind of symptoms are seen only in the following conditions: Acute anxiety. Low blood pressure or hypotension. Carotid artery stenosis. I would recommend you to check your blood pressure at the time of this event. I would also recommend you t...  Read Full »

Why did I feel dizzy, sick, and confused after taking antihypertensive medicine?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 31-year-old female with a weight of 76 kilograms and a height of five feet. I was diagnosed with high blood pressure before five years when I was pregnant. The doctor told me that the only cause in my case is my genetics as my biological father had high blood pressure. I am taki...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You can have fluctuations in your blood pressure due to medications. Your blood pressure may be normal and after taking Labetalol, it has dropped down. This is the reason for having these symptoms. After some time, you had some relief and your body has compensated f...  Read Full »

What are the first aid measures for someone with low blood pressure?

Query: Hi doctor,What is the first aid to be given for a 61-year-old male experiencing low blood pressure? Recently, he had a blood pressure of 90/44 mmHg. He has dizziness, weakness, and nausea. He has improvement in systolic but his diastolic seems to be low. Currently, he is taking Janumet 50 mg one tab...  Read Full »


Dr. Peter Grutas

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are many possible causes to have low blood pressure and management depends on the cause of the blood pressure. Several medications can be used to treat low blood pressure. But the choice of medication depends on the cause of the low blood pressure. I recommend...  Read Full »

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