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Vital signs are measurable indicators of essential body functions. The vital signs of a human being are his/her temperature, respiratory rate, heart beat called the pulse rate, and blood pressure. All of these vital signs can be observed, measured, and monitored. When these values are not zero, they indicate that a person is alive.
Yes, everyone's body reacts differently. Some women continually have light spotting, others have no morning sickness, etc. Consult your doctor if you're worried about not being healthy.
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Vital signs are often taken by health professionals in order to assess the most basic body functions. They may offer clues to the health or condition of an individual who is being examined. Vital signs are an essential part of a case presentation. Primary four There are four vital signs which are …
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98.6 degrees Fahrenheit or 37.0 degrees Celsius. However, if you are running, excited, suffered trauma your temperature could rise or fall (in trauma.) Our temperatures go up and down several times a day as does our blood pressure, but we don't realize it. Our eyelids flicker faster than we realize,…
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Answer This is because the lengths of systole and diastole are different. Usually in a resting individual having his or her blood pressure taken, the amount of time spent in diastole is longer than the amount of time spent in systole. The length of time the heart is in diastole is approximately t…
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up to 60-100
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I just had a US done today, at 6w0d gestation, so i;m about 7.5 weeks on the calendar. The HR was 104bmp. I'm really nervous about it, last m/c i had the hr was 120 at 6w4d, and i lost the baby at 8 weeks. SO, i just saw you question wasn't answered yet, so hopefully your babies HR is higher than mi…
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Generally anything under 95 F is considered life-threatening and rewarming should be by medical supervision. A healthy adult can withstand temperature drop much more than can the elderly or children. Infants and neonates are notorious for hypothermia, especially in the case of childbirth outside the…
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The normal range result of a pulse oximeter is 95% to 100%. Anything lower than that means there's not enough oxygen getting to your body. Saturation of peripheral oxygen (SpO2) tells the observer or clinician how much oxygen is dissolved in the blood of the subject under observation. And SpO2 is o…
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three channel feed that generates a sum channel pattern and two delta channels (Delta X and Delta Y)
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90-100% is normal, although this may vary by age, co-existing medical conditions and altitude. J. DeLaughter, DOlmnurse added - In some older patients, especially those with COPD you can see levels as low as 85% on room air.23babygirl added - It does not have to be an older patient to see this. It c…
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50-100 beats
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Answer yes she has barely died a week ago. If you are talking about Teddy Bruschi, the football player for the New England Patriots, if he has passed it has not made the news yet. So, as far as that Teddy Bruschi, I would guess not. Answer No, not if you mean the man who plays for the Ne…
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Pregnant women don't get sick in the morning in the first 3 weeks. Needless to say constipated for the soul reason that they eat a lot(funny said "they have to eat for two"). Does she have cravings of any sorts? I'm guessing, no. Because you would have mentioned it. How old is she? If she's 60, I'm …
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Answer Our body makes its own heat and regulates its temperature internally. Cellular respiration, and our metabolism make heat, which is what provides a bulk of the warmth in our body.
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It is ok. The ideal figure is 120/80. But as you grow older, it will get a little higher. Don't worry , you are just fine. Caution! One should not be so hasty to say "you are just fine". If the diastolic rate (the lower number) is too low, the flow of blood is too low to deliver enough oxygen and nu…
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Answer The shots disrupt the menstrual cycle and can increase the risk of blood clots and stroke if the woman is a cigarette smoker.
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The Tongue Tastes Bitter after feverRetention of pathogenic heat in the liver and gall bladder causes Retching, bitter taste in the mouth with thirst, irritability, insomnia, hypochondriac pain, yellowish tongue coating, wiry and rapid pulse.Disharmony of qi circulation in the liver and gall bladde…
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a pulse is taken by putting the middle and index finger on either the wrist or side of the neck and counting the amount of throbs felt for ten seconds then multiplying by six
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The liver is also a vital organ. A vital organ is any organ of the body that, if it's not working properly, you will eventually die from its lack of function.....as are the lungs....
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Evening primrose may reduce menstrual flow. It can also help with cramps. There is something about the healing and calming qualities that offer many women relief.
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In a healthy child or adult the normal healing time is usually 6 to 8 weeks.
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I don't know if this helps but it may open her eyes...If I didn't know better I would have thought my sister wrote that about me..except it's my current beau not my ex...same situation ...seriously sick suddenly..including hives..seizures..nausea vomitting..you name it i have had it...horrible heada…
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It is the area below your lungs from the diaphragm down to where the legs join. It contains the major internal body organs apart from the brain, lungs and heart.
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oh nothing its November i hav not been on mines last month
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Answer 37 Degrees C
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Answer If this is a consistent occurrence, then its time to see an Ophthalmologist. Do this immediately, your I sight is to important for you to procrastinate getting help. Don't panic, just do it, and do it now. http://www.answers.com/topic/ophthalmology
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If you are an adult your pulse should be between 60-100 beats per minute. However, if you are an athlete, or are very physically active person, it is normal for you pulse to be lower than 60 beats per/min. I was in a Med. Class and there was a girl who ran in competitions and had an average pulse…
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The pulse rate is a measuring of your heartbeat and is counted every time it beats. If I had a pulse rate of 56 beats per minute it would be written like this; 56bpm. You can find your pulse rate on your temple (your right side down of your head) your wrist (felt better on the right hand) and your…
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Shear describes a force when layers are being shifted across each other. As an example, imagine rubbing your palms against each other. Shearing forces on the skin become more important as we age, because change in our skin structure make it easier for the skin layers to separate from one another.
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Answer I'm assuming that you heard this term from a practitioner of Chinese Medicine. If it's referring to something else, disregard this answer. In Chinese Medicine a thready pulse is one way to translate the Chinese term Xi Mai, which describes a pulse that is thin and most often weak in qualit…
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Treatment depends on the cause.Any cause that involves the medulla in the brain where the respiratory centre is located & puts pressure on it should be sought for & dealt with.Any mass lesion or stroke could cause it & relieveng the pressure surgically could improve it otherwise it can g…
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Answer Due to the lack of specificity of your question, it could be a number of things. If you have had it for your entire life, it's likely a cartilage or the genetic trait called Darwin's Ear Point. If it's something new, it could be an enlarged lymph node or a subcutaneous cyst. Both are minor…
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A person who is being slowly poisoned is usually chronically ill. They often appear to be pale and fatigued, with unexplained vomiting and fever.
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Before continuing with comments from contributors, I wanted to add that any respiratory and/or cardiac problems are potentially quite dangerous. Depending on how long these symptoms have been with you, I'd strongly urge you to go to an ER or even call 911. If these symptoms are brand new, I'd REALLY…
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Yes the brain is soft.
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Bronchopneumonia This is the inflammation of the lungs and bronchioles, along with fever, chills, cough, severe chest pain, high pulse and more.
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The normal heart rate for adults is between 60-100 beats per minute. However, medications and certain conditions can raise and lower your normal pulse rate. Additionally, people who are very physically fit sometimes have a much lower resting heart rate. See your doctor to determine what a proper hea…
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The normal pulse rate for an adult is 60 to 100 beats per minute. In general, people that are physically fit have lower resting pulse rates, while people that are less physically fit tend to have a bit higher resting pulse rates.
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Answer there are no 13 yr known girls in my 12 year paediatrics experience who is 5'9" tall. And in case you come across somebody, please suggest them to an endocrinologist.
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neck, eyes, spine, groin, and for some laughs throw in some joint locks to pop bones out of their sockets or to break bones at joints like elbows, fingers, knees, ect...
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When the doctor asks you to stick out your tongue they are not only looking at the tongue. When you stick out your tongue it moves the tongue out of the way and allows the doctor to get a better view of the inside of your mouth. They are looking at the back of your throat, gums, tongue, and mucous m…
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There are many things that can effect respiratory rates in a person who is either well or ill. Factors can include stress levels, activity level, carbon dioxide level, oxygen level, blood pH, and if drugs or alcohol have been consumed.
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Darkness can be caused by the blood vessels under the eyes. It is usually caused by the skin getting thinner. It can also be a result of lack of sleep, diet, and stress level.
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You don't know. There is no blood test that can be used. The average age of menopause in the US is 51, so it's a bit unlikely.
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The thin sac-like covering that protects and cushions the lungs is called the pleura. The word pleurisy is a broad term used for a variety of disorders that may occur to the pleura and usually refers to inflammation, pain, and shortness of breath.
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Leukoagglutination is extremely rare in health individuals and is far more common in those suffering from infections, sepsis, lymphoproliferative disorders, alcoholic liver disease, hemophilia, and autoimmune diseases.
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Breathing in humans is controlled by the lungs which pass oxygen to the heart which distributes it throughout the body. Ayraayra: The biggest initiator of breathing is CO2 levels in the body.
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Whether it is classified as a.... +1/4 - weak+2/4 - normal+3/4 - increased+4/4 - bounding0/4 - absentYou should also note the pulse pattern.
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pulse rate is how many times your heart beats in a minute.((eDiiLy Bay-Behh))
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It's wrinkled convoluted appearance is due to a growth spurt during the fourth and fifth months of embryonic development, when the gray matter of the cortex is expanding greatly as it's cells grow in size. The supporting white matter, meanwhile, grows less rapidly; As a result the brain takes on the…
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It usually takes around 10 years for the immune system to stop working correctly, and then once that has happened, pretty much any kind of sickness you get will be likely to kill you x x
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i take bp on cuff machine which gives pulse rate also.
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It goes up. im researching facts at school and i found it out
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After exercise your pulse becomes faster. The reason you get exhausted while doing exercise is you can't get enough oxygen into your body.
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Anything over 29 mEq/L is considered dangerous. Some things that can cause high levels include breathing disorders, Cushing syndrome, hyperaldosternoism, and vomiting.
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Warmer temperatures cause fatigue in the human body. However, extreme hypothermia (cooling) can also cause lethargy, as the body attempts to retain heat in the brain and vital organs rather than the extremities.
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Whole grain bread is a healthy complex carbohydrate that can aid in lowering blood pressure. Whole grains help clean out the colon and keep the bloodstream clean.
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When you loose 15-25% of your body water, you can die. So, if you refuse to drink water for three days, it can be fatal for you and your life.
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Tendons do not attach smooth muscle to anything- smooth muscle is the type found in the stomach, intestines, etc. Tendons attach skeletal muscles to skeletal muscles, like the ones in your back, or attach skeletal muscles to bone, like at the elbow or fingertips. 'Tennis elbow' is an inflammmation o…
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"Oxygen saturation" refers to the fraction of hemoglobin that is saturated by oxygen. It is related to the partial pressure of oxygen in the inspired air and, therefore, to altitude. Normal oxygen saturation in an otherwise healthy individual at sea level is > 95%. Low oxygen saturations can be …
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you eat reallyweird vegetables like brocolli, asparagus, and brussel sprouts
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Anorexia is defined as being preoccupied with worrying about a person's weight and daily intake. It affects every day of a person's life and eventually affects their relstionships with family and friends. Just thinking about your weight and being concerned about your apperance doesn't mean your an a…
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If all the aveoli in the lungs were spread out, the surface area for diffusion averages 800 square feet (74 square metres) in an adult.
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A head cold is a common cold that causes nasal congestion, headache, and sneezing. When you have a head cold, all you generally need is rest, water, and warm soup.
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Albinos (humans and animals) are no more affected by salt than others of the same species.
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It is the difference in the apical pulse and the radial pulse. These should be taken at the same time, which will require that 2 people take the pulse. One with a stethoscope and one at the wrist. Count for 1 full minute. The subtract the radial from the apical. This is the Pulse Deficit.
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Fever is caused by infection .noninfectious causes are cancer,collagen vascular diseases,granulomatous diseases etc.Infectious causes releses pyrogens which produce pyrogenic cytokines, and non infectious causes directly stimulates release of pyrogenic cytokines, which go to vessels supplying hypot…
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Answer I have been having the same thing, and have searched and searched. Finally I found something besides the usual IBS that makes sense for all of our symptoms. =D Hope it helps! What are endometriosis symptoms? Most women who have endometriosis, in fact, do not have symptoms. Of those who d…
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No.of breaths/min is respiratory rate.
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Breach of contract is a failure to perform or follow through with an obligation. A breach of contract can be grounds for a lawsuit against the guilty party.
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Humans are mammals. Humans evolved from primates.
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Answer The heart initiates its own beat beginning at the sinoatrial node, then moving to the ventricles (lower lobes) via the atrioventricular node, and down thru the Bundle of His.
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It beats by you staying healthy and strong:]
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Answer Blood cells can live outside of the body for a very long time, it is up to several days!!!
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Answer Fetus sex can be determined by ultrasound only after the genitals have somewhat formed. It is not possible to determine the fetus's sex judging by HR. Although women have a higher HR than men, extrapolation to fetus is not possible keeping in mind things go a lot different when you breathe…
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Hmm there are only certain days a woman can get pregnant in the month.. its usually 12-14 days after your period.. that's when u start ovulating again..
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It depends on your facility's regulations. Some places require that an RN monitor a patient's vitals while under sedation because of the risk of complications. Most nurses will do their patient's vitals after they return from surgery to make sure the patient is stable.
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60-105 for 11-14 60-100 over 14 heart rate can also be lower than 60 and still be healthy athletes and physically fit people can have a heart rate in the 50's
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I once had it. Some sort of skin irritation to some food or environment. See a skin doctor, he'll most likely give you some pills and medicine to put on your nose. It's no big deal.
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Answer It's not abnormal. Here is a general standard of pulse rate (PR). Resting Pulse Rate PR < 40 BMP - Below healthy resting heart rates. PR 40-60 BPM - Resting heart rate for sleeping. PR 60-100 BPM - Healthy adult resting heartrate. PR 100 BPM - 220 BPM - Acceptable if measured durin…
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If you are asking what triage means it is the method used by emergency medical staff both out in the field (EMT) as well as in ED in hospital. It is how patients are are graded regarding the severity of their condition, from something very minor and non-life threatening through to something very ser…
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Answer stress mostly but could also be a sign of miscarriage so if you bleed at all during any pregnancy call your doctor immediately and go to the hospital. i spotted during my pregnancy also but it was just stress. i was put on bedrest for 4 days and it stopped. be careful bleeding during a pre…
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About 1,900 gallons or 7,200 liters.
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All humans have an internal average temperature of 98.6 degrees F.
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Medical grade computer monitors provide high quality displays. They have some unique features needed for efficiency and accuracy in viewing images and they can calibrate themselves automatically to match contrast to brightness.
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Being in a cold environment can cause such a reaction.
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When we are cold: the body keeps the heat vasoconstriction, the extremities are the first to respond (feet, hands, ears primarily through a system of glomerules neuro-vascular ..), for a long time, the center of thermal-regulation detects a drop of temperature and bad blood irrigation where vasocont…
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Smoking, the inhalation of nicotine more precisely, activates the autonomic nervous system and the sympathetic fibres, mimicking the effects of a chemical neurotransmitter acetylcholine that causes postsynaptic excitatory response on B1 adrenoreceptors in the heart, increasing the force and frequenc…
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A stroke spreads like a fire in the brain. This is how you detect a stroke using the F.A.S.T technique: F. Face, has their face fallen of one side - can they smile? A. Arms, can they raise both arms and keep them there? S. Speech, if their speech slurred? T. Time, Just like to fire, if you spot any …
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It depends on which artery. If your femoral artery is severed, you have minutes to live without immediate medical attention. Same for the Carotid artery in your neck, or the jugular vein in your neck. If the aorta artery feeding your heart goes, same thing. I would say the smaller the artery, the lo…
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37.4 lbs The formula to convert kg to lbs: 17 kg*2.2046 lbs 1 kg=37.47858457 lbs
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By definition, any temperature over 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit (38 Celcius) is a fever. The significance of a fever is highly variable, however. The height of the fever is very rarely significant, unless it is above 105 to 106 degrees. Viral illnesses are the most common causes of fever, but there a…
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I think I have bad nerves. When I'm at my college, I feel nervous talking to other people or asking questions in class. When I engage in public speaking, my hands shake a little and my voice shakes also. Sometimes for no reason, I feel nervous. My mother has bad nerves, but I think my nerves are eve…
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Any sort of illness, infection, or pain can affect the blood pressure. When the body is fighting an infection or other illness, the biological responses of the body typically cause an increase in the blood pressure.
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