Child with hypertension


Question

Hypertension is mostly prevalent among old people, is it possible for a child to have hypertension?


Answer(s)


  • HF-Expert-5 answered on December 24, 2015

  • a) Yes, children can also have hypertension.

    b) The hypertension in young children is usually due to kidney problems. Urinary tract problems can also cause it in a male child. However for children who are in their late teens, a few of them may have hypertension with no known cause.

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