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Cause of memory loss,eye problem after aortic dissection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Repectd Dr my Father is a 72 y old man with the history of dissection of aorta, and kidney prb. But he is doing well but yesterday he complain certainly that he is not able to see from his left eye, but after some time he can from his left eye but not able to see left from his left eye.
plzz suggest what do i do.
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi sir
Doctor :   Iam
Doctor :   Let me read your query
User :   ok Dr
Doctor :   How long he is having the disease?
User :   in 2002 he having dissection
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and the same date he having prob of kidney
Doctor :   Did he undergo any surgery?
Doctor :   Do you know the location of dissection
User :   today i taken him to the eye hospital but the dr told me that he is well fine with the eye take him to you consult dr
User :   no he never undergo to any surgery
User :   his disease cure by the medicn
User :   no i dont knwo the location
Doctor :   Did he under go detailed eye checkup?
User :   yes
User :   i taken him to the eye sergen
Doctor :   There can be decreased blood supply to some areas
Doctor :   due to aortic dissectio blocking some blood vessels
User :   yes i aslo thik that
Doctor :   like to the kidneys
Doctor :   Is your father suffering from high blood pressure?
User :   Dr before 2 month ago he complain the same prob but after some time he is okk and his eye working very fine
Doctor :   Is he having any vascular disease in the head?
User :   he daily taken 2-4 medicn for blood pressuer
User :   like
User :   dipin retard 20mg
User :   betalog 50
Doctor :   ok
User :   and minipressXL2.5
Doctor :   Blood pressure causes dissection
Doctor :   of aorta
Doctor :   And its treatment is strict blood pressure controll
User :   yes dr one more prb he is well from his memory today
Doctor :   ok
User :   he is not able to memories what going happen just 5-10 min before
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Considering his age he can even have Alzheimer disease
User :   in 2002 he was treated in escort hospital and for kidney he is still going to lions hospital
Doctor :   That is the cause of short term memory loss
Doctor :   Is his MRI brain normal?
Doctor :   Is his kidney function low?
Doctor :   i mean decreased urine out put
User :   mri has not done for past 6y
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   So i would recommend you to consult an
User :   just 2 month back we make all the regular test from Dr. LAL path
Doctor :   Neurologist for an MRI brain
Doctor :   Is he a neurologist?
Doctor :   Because small blleds in head can also cause memory loss
User :   like unine routine, cretnine, hb and
User :   one more i m not able to recognise now
User :   ok
Doctor :   Ok
User :   plz suggest me what i do now
User :   in this stage
Doctor :   So it was abnormal?
Doctor :   Yes
User :   no all report are not upto the mark but yes Dr says its ok
Doctor :   I would advise an MRI brain
User :   okk
Doctor :   SInce 2002 he is having the disease ?
User :   so tel me in which hospital i take him and visit Neurologist
Doctor :   oK
Doctor :   D.r CHandrasekhar at NIMHANS bangalore
Doctor :   If you are from Bangalore
User :   no i m in Delhi
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I will give delhi dr
User :   yes pllz
Doctor :   Wait a moment
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW Doctor :   U se this link to get dr details
User :   ok i got
User :   yes i got all list
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you with?
User :   any thing else u suggest dr for now
User :   till we cant meet Dr
Doctor :   I suggest a detailed examination
Doctor :   by an neurologist
User :   lokk
User :   dr
User :   thanks for chatting
Doctor :   since this disease is very complicated
User :   okk
Doctor :   and you might need hospital admission
Doctor :   for detailed obseravtion
Doctor :   especially the eye problems
User :   okk
Doctor :   Only after a detailed exam medicines can be advised
Doctor :   MRI brain will be helpful
User :   ok
Doctor :   Did you understand what i said?
User :   yes dr
Doctor :   Is there anything else you want to ask now?
User :   no dr thankyou
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Bye fro now
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