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Old 04-22-2008, 03:53 PM   #1
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high blood pressure in young adults

Anyone know if high blood pressure in say a 19 year old can cause fingers to be so swollen a ring wont fit on a finger?

 
Old 04-22-2008, 08:36 PM   #2
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Re: high blood pressure in young adults

Swollen fingers is usually a sign of fluid retention, which can for some raise blood pressure. Is this happening regularly, throughout the day? Or is it mostly in the morning or at night - those times can have some minor swelling in fingers that's not abnormal.

If you have been diagnosed with high blood pressure, inform your doctor about the swelling.

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