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Bleeding episodes due to liver problems - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hoi
User :   hi
User :   i have a mother with MS and she had some abnormalities withher liver tests they found some problems with her liver
Doctor :   Ok
User :   now she puked blood and shit blood and pee'd blood
User :   sorrry for the shit
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i have tourettes ocd adhd myslef
Doctor :   Ok
User :   she just did that tonight should i get her to the hospital even though she feels better
Doctor :   May I know her age?
Doctor :   Is she on aspirin or anticoagulant medications?
User :   um sorry she is 54
User :   and she tooka advil
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me brief you.
User :   she's on morphine
User :   lozec
User :   and has a tube in her stomach
User :   thats she eats through
Doctor :   Liver injury can lead to low platelets which can cause bleeding.
User :   does she need to go to the hospital
Doctor :   She will need to hospitalization, if her platelet counts are very low(less than 25,000cells/
Doctor :   Hence, I suggest you to take her to the hospital,
Doctor :   so that her platelet counts are checked.
User :   well my man i can fix the hell outta a computer but i can't figure out ho0w many platelets per cubic mm
User :   ic
User :   :)
Doctor :   If the values are very low, then hospitalization is necessary.
User :   that was a joke b4
User :   wasn't being rude
Doctor :   That's fine.
User :   ok but she says she is feeling better now
Doctor :   What I meant is that liver injury can cause profuse bleeding
User :   after the poop pee puke with blood deal
User :   ic
Doctor :   if not corrected immediately.
User :   so her doctor had her get an ultra sound and he has done 2 tests and now he has referred her to a specialist should sh just do that?
Doctor :   Since, you report that she had an episode of bleeding,
User :   yes just tonight
User :   10 mins ago but fells ok since
Doctor :   it would be better if her platelet counts are checked, and made sure that its in normal limits.
User :   nothing els b4 that
User :   oic
User :   um i get 10 mins with u right?
User :   for 10$
User :   ?
Doctor :   Yes,
User :   not that my moms life has a price
User :   i am just asking
User :   so is this anonymous
User :   and how long have we been on?
Doctor :   I am Dr XXXXXXXX here.
User :   and it said 5+15 mins for 15$? is that it?
User :   in xxxxxx
Doctor :   I am a general practitioner from xxxxx.
User :   ur in xxxxx?
Doctor :   Yes, I am from xxx.
User :   are u in xxxxxx now?
User :   because my mother had a doctor AAAAAAA
User :   thats why im asking
Doctor :   No,
User :   oh ok :)
Doctor :   I have never been to xxxx
User :   ic cool
User :   so hospital?
Doctor :   I give online consultation.
User :   she doesn't seem to want to go but???? don't wait till tomorrow?
User :   i know u do LOL i get it i am asking about the hospital?
Doctor :   I wouldn't suggest you to wait till tomorrow.
Doctor :   I used to practise at xxxxxx and at xxxxxxxxx.
Doctor :   Now stick only to online consultation.
User :   shes being hard to get ther right now and i don't drive if the doctor that got her results saw something that was urgent wouldn't he have told her to go?
User :   not go sorrr
Doctor :   If I were to be her doctor, I wouldn't know the seriousness of the problem
User :   sorry i meant wouldn't he have rushed her to the specialist or ????? he said the ultra sound showed some liver dried cirohsis ( lol sorry about my speelling and I wasn't questioning your credentials.
Doctor :   without knowing about the latest platelet count and liver functions.
User :   ic
User :   how long do i get the 20 mins for 10 $
User :   or 10 for 10$?
User :   sorry but im poor
User :   I don't drive but my aunt is picking up my mom at 9am so in 8 hours wouls that be to long?
Doctor :   Since you reported that she had an liver injury, assessing the platelets and blood count is important there is a bleeding episode.
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