This complaint may or may not be worrisome, depending on your overall health status, any family history of serious cardiovascular disease (blood pressure-related) or bleeding tendencies, the use of any medications or illicit drugs, among others. A detailed evaluation by a physician is necessary in order to understand what has happened and reassure or proceed with further investigations.
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It is recommended that all individuals see a Family Doctor for a full medical examination annually. Adults should get their blood pressure checked (US Preventive Task Force), a flu vaccine (CDC) and more each year.