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BP and sugar patient with swollen legs. Complete cure? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 20-Oct-2013
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User:good morning doctor
Doctor:good morning
User:my father's age is 58 and he is a bp/sugar patient
Doctor:please proceed with your query
Doctor:sorry about that
User:his legs are swollen, dont know wt to do
User:he took some tablets, it got reduced, but not completely, wats dat
User:are you there
User:but he's not feeling any pain
Doctor:I am sorry
Doctor:I am here
Doctor:I am listening to you
Doctor:It seems like your father has a chronic problem
Doctor:Have you got his heart check up done?
User:i didn't get you
Doctor:It seems like he has a problem with the heart due to BP and Diabetes
Doctor:Please get a complete heart checkup for your father
Doctor:The swollen legs are due to retention of water in the legs
Doctor:This is due to inadequately functioning heart
User:recently he was suffering from fever , everything cured, but finally this happened
Doctor:Are you getting me now?
Doctor:Please do not wait further
Doctor:Get his heart evaluation done at the earliest
Doctor:Including Echocardiography
Doctor:We need to check his ejection fraction
Doctor:This can be checked on the Echo test
User:doctor said his kidney got bit enlarged
Doctor:Based on the test report, we can change the medicines
Doctor:Kidney problem can result in the swelling too
Doctor:Please get his kidneys checked as well
User:ok now wat do you suggest
Doctor:Did the doctor do any test for the kidneys?
Doctor:I suggest these
Doctor:complete evaluation of heart and kidneys
User:he said to get the report and gave some medicines
Doctor:Since BP and Diabetes affects both kidneys and heart
Doctor:what report?
User:i dont remeber, sorry
Doctor:please go back to that doctor immediately
Doctor:do tests freshly for kidney and heart
Doctor:anything else you wish to ask me?
User:my friend has some queries , she will continue
Doctor:Please hurry up
Doctor:are you there?
User:my regular doctor has suggested me to do some homogram check up for Acne in the face
User:i have done with but he told me that there is no problem.
Doctor:please proceed further
User:but day by day pimples getting increase
User:am really not knowing what is the exact problem with my face
Doctor:you can do onething
Doctor:You can post a query to a Dermatologist
User:ya tell me sir
Doctor:The specialist can help you better
Doctor:Please raise a request for the same from your dashboard
User:ya sure thanx i will do the same
Doctor:Take care
Doctor:bye for now
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