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Complications of long term diabetes - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
User :   anyone there
Doctor :   hi
User :   my mother is having gastrointestinal problem.She was not passing bowel since 3 days. then a local physcian enema to clear bowel. he advised for a CT scan of complete abdomen.
Doctor :   k
User :   the CT scan results are as : User :   CT imaging reveals marked circumferential intramural thickening of caecum and ascending colon with luminal distortion and narrowing with perilesional fat stranding possibly mitotic etiology. Small hypodense lesion in liver nature.
User :   she is 60 yrs old
Doctor :   well waht do u want to know?
User :   whats the problem all about
Doctor :   have u gone thru our payment page
User :   yes
Doctor :   have u payed ?
User :   yes i have paid for this service
Doctor :   k thats fine
Doctor :   Do she have Allergies / Diabetes / Thyroid problem / High Blood pressure/Heart disease/ Asthma etc
User :   she have diabetes
Doctor :   its duration?
Doctor :   medication
Doctor :   r u there?
User :   the problem is from 3-4 days
Doctor :   well is she in any anti-diabetic treatment?
User :   actually she dont stay with me she stays in gurgaon. I need to bring her here for the treatment
Doctor :   well then u dont have any medical histories or the medication chart wd u now
User :   no i dont have
Doctor :   k
User :   but i am conforminng
Doctor :   since u have not provided al the medical inputs
Doctor :   i can only confirm thru the CT scan report
User :   ok
Doctor :   the case can be due to the complication of the long term diabetes
User :   ok
Doctor :   theres a gross problem in the large intestine
User :   ok
Doctor :   which has extended deeply
User :   ok
Doctor :   now whether its coz' of diabetes
User :   is this very serious do we have to do any other tests
Doctor :   or the muscle wall malformation of large intestine
Doctor :   it can only be ascertain thru detailed exam
Doctor :   u require battery of tests
User :   ok
User :   which are they
Doctor :   complete hemogram
Doctor :   liver fuction test
Doctor :   live/kidney profile
Doctor :   intestinal biopsy
Doctor :   etc
User :   is this same as colonoscopy
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   by biopsy the part of the intestine will be taken for pathological exam
User :   ok
User :   but it will be done by the endoscopy
Doctor :   after that the proper medication can start
Doctor :   yeah
User :   ok
Doctor :   and the future course of disease cud be determined
User :   ok
Doctor :Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   yes
Doctor :   like
User :   can this be called as the cancer in the intestine by any case or any other serious disease
User :   can you tell me whom can i consult in bangalore like who is the specialist here in bangalore
Doctor :   well the CT scan shows sum spots in liver
User :   ohhh
Doctor :   which cud be due to some Cancerous?? part
Doctor :   but cant be confirmed now
Doctor :   without any biopsy
User :   but will be confirmed if i do those test am i correct?
Doctor :   yeah
Doctor :   if its cancer then
Doctor :   it will be handled by ONCOLOGIST
User :   ok
Doctor :   after that
Doctor :   the type
Doctor :   nature
Doctor :   spread
Doctor :   stage
Doctor :   age
Doctor :   complications
Doctor :   of the disease can be made
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   any good ONCOLOGIST in bangalore
User :   and to which hospital i can take her
Doctor :   well we will mail you all the details at ur mail id
Doctor :   which will be feasible
User :   oh that will great doctor
Doctor :   or u can log on at this site
Doctor :   You can use the search a doctor/hospital feature on our homepage to find a doctor in your area.If you wish, we can fix up your appointment with a doctor in your area.
User :   ok thanks doctor
Doctor :   ur welcome
User :   nice to talk to you
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Doctor :   r u there?
User :   yes
User :   i have given your feedback thanks a lot
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form
User :   i am done
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