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I had surgery on 12/9/19. So 7 days out and I am experiencing higher than normal blood pressure. Never stopped my medicine. Anyone have this happen? I thought it would help lower it. I have an email into my doctor but they won’t open until tomorrow.

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That has been my issue this year, my blood pressure being really high. Anyway, a few days after surgery it was still high and I figured it was because I was still experiencing pain from the surgery. Well I had a check up the third week after surgery and my BP was fine. Just give it some time and you should be ok.

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Been on BP meds for a few years - Same here mine spiked right after surgery, Doc said it was due to the no food and body going thru hell -

Now mine is perfect )Had nothing to do with the 100 pounds i took off the ticker) Jk - I actually am moving to get off them now and seems i might be able to. I was told to monitor it regularly for the first 30 days -

Take it right when you get up that is the critical one showing the body at rest

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I took myself off my meds 2 weeks before surgery and I've been around 120/80 since surgery without issue.

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I'm sure your body is just adjusting to the trauma you just put it through and it will calm down in a couple of weeks.

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It is amazing how much pain and stress on the body can raise your BP. I have been on BP meds for 4 years and after I came home I actually had issues with low BP (71/49). I called my Dr and she agreed to have me come off the meds right away. I haven't checked mine for awhile so I just did and it is 110/70. I am very sure that yours will come down as well.

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