CNN’s Gupta: Hillary Should See a Doctor Before Flying to California Tomorrow

Sunday on CNN, network chief medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta was asked by host Wolf Blitzer if Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton should seek the counsel of a doctor before she embarks on a trip to California on Monday.

According to Gupta, it would wise for her to see a doctor out of caution, given the day’s incident of her apparent struggle to remain upright that was caught on camera.

“I think I would. And this has less to do with the fact she’s Hillary Clinton or a candidate for president, but if you hear of anybody who is having this episode a little that is a little bit unusual, maybe not surprising given again the heat of the day, and the medications, but I think as you say out of an abundance of caution, I’d probably want to make sure that her blood pressure, do a routine EKG, check some basic lab values and that’s not, you know, in medicine you have your strong suspicions, and I think again most common conclusion here is what we’ve been talking about — but out of an abundance of caution and interest in thoroughness you might check those other things,” he said.  “If they check out fine they’d have no problem traveling.  If I were Dr. Bardak, who is her doctor or the other doctors caring for her, we should probably get routine tests, given what had happened today.”

(h/t RCP Video)

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