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Diabetes and frequent urination - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hi
User :   I have a problem regarding frequent urination
User :   can you please help?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide your Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status
User :   Age 31 yrs, gender - male, location - delhi
User :   occupation - senior management executive
User :   marital status - married (around 2 months back)
Doctor :   since when you have this
User :   since almost 2-3 yrs now
User :   we have a family history of diabetese
Doctor :   ok
User :   just to add
Doctor :   do you have any burning sensation while passing urine
User :   no
User :   its just that the frequency is too high comparatively
Doctor :   do you have any fever
User :   no

User :   Hello
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   Please carry on
User :   yeah, I just mentioned that we have a family history of diabetese
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have increased thirst
User :   at times, not always
Doctor :   Do you have raised intension to eat
User :   no
Doctor :   You said there is family history of diabetes
Doctor :   do yu know which type it is?
Doctor :   Type 1 or type 2
User :   yeah, one more thing, have been a chain smoker since the past 8-9 years
User :   but have reduced considerably now
User :   no, do not know the diabetese type
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   So do you have any specific questions to put
User :   the frequency is more during wet and cold weather - ie during winters and monsoon
User :   also, it increases if I encounter excessive perspiration
User :   and at times, we have to interrupt during sex as well :(
User :   no specific questions as such
User :   would appreciate your opinion if I should go for diabetese checkup
Doctor :   Ok Can you put across to me how many times would you visit toilet
User :   or is it related to something else
User :   during day time, it is around 5-6 times
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide your Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight.
User :   at night it is around 3-4 times,
Doctor :   Sorry
Doctor :   I got the information earlier
User :   :)
Doctor :   No you have not put across the ht and wt
Doctor :   which are important
User :   ht is 5'1''
User :   weight is around 48 kgs
User :   weight might have increased nowadays
Doctor :   There are two factors that asserts for Diabetic check up , one is increased urine out put and the family history
Doctor :   But duirng winter months the urine out put increases
Doctor :   because of temp regulation by the brain
User :   okie
Doctor :   I would ask you get a Sugar scan done from Thyrocare outlet
Doctor :   in your city
User :   okie doc
Doctor :   and get back to me
User :   could you please brief me on Thyrocare, what it implies
User :   may I know your name doctor?
Doctor :   We suggest to get the investigations done at an accredited and barcoded lab, like THYROCARE.
Doctor :   Dr Mazumdar
User :   okie, how about Dr. Lal's Pathlabs?
Doctor :   You can go for that too?
Doctor :   Path lab is specific for pathology
User :   yeah, that would be more convenient for me - pretty close to my office :)
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   You can go for that too
Doctor :   Get an Fasting Blood sugar
Doctor :   Fasting Lipid profile
Doctor :   and get the BP check once
Doctor :   Last question
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often and how long you have?
User :   oops, i forgot to mention, at times I do have strokes of high BP
User :   yes, I smoke ciggarettes - used to be a chain smoker since the past 8-9 years
Doctor :   Can yiou tell me the measurements of last three BP readings you had?
User :   but reduced a lot now, around 3-4 ciggs per day
User :   no doc, unfortunately, i did not get the BP measured
Doctor :   you mentioned about the smoking but I wish to know about Alcohol
User :   no, no alcohol
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Now it is high time for you start quit smoking
Doctor :   Try and try untill you succeed
Doctor :   and there is not limit for trials
User :   yes, I have been able to reduce it to almost 70% now
User :   :)
Doctor :   Good I really appreciate that
User :   thanks :)
Doctor :   That increases the Quality of life for 10 more years
User :   :)
User :   that was indeed a good phrase "quality of life" :)
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   and if you need any further help from me
Doctor :   in your trials
Doctor :   please let me
Doctor :   know
User :   sure doctor :)
Doctor :   I shall educate to my best
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   okie, thanks :)
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Healthcaremagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
User :   done
User :   yes, sure Doctor :)
User :   Thanks for your advice, and bye for now :) - Just to add, my late grandfather, father, and uncle are doctors - I really admire doctors :)
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