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Diabetes with swelling of hands and feet - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello doctor,
sir mine father who is diabetic is having a swelling in all of his fingers since a week ,could it be because of cold or is there any other reason?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can i help you?
User :   hello sir
User :   sir mine father who is diabetic is having swelling in all of his fingers since a week
Doctor :   ok

User :   could it be because of cold or is there any other reason?
User :   kindly help me with the cause and remedy
Doctor :   i shall help you i this

Doctor :  
may i know his age
User :   around 55
Doctor :   is he suffering from hypertension also
User :   no
Doctor :  
swelling of fingers in both hands or only in one hand
User :   both
User :   all of the fingers
Doctor :  
is there any swelling of the feet also
User :   yes
Doctor :   is he having any breathing difficulty?
User :   no
User :   a fortnight ago his bp was normal
User :   and he is taking telpress
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :  
apart from the swelling of the hands and legs does he have any other sympXXXXXXXXs
User :   no
User :   could it be because of cold as its too cold over here in patna
Doctor :   only cold do not cause swelling of the hands and feet
User :   ok
Doctor :   when was the last blood check up was done
User :   a fortnight ago
Doctor :  
was there any abnormality in that
User :   no
Doctor :   may i have his serum albumin and globulin report
User :   sir surely after a few minutes
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
i shall wait
User :   ok
User :   sir
User :   u ther
Doctor :   yes
User :   sir it was done a month ago and it was 115 fasting
Doctor :  
its blood glucose
User :   sir yes
User :   and none other tests were done
Doctor :  
i wanted serum albumin and globulin which will be thee in the LFT
User :   kindly sugget me the tests to be done i will get them done XXXXXXXX morning
User :   r u ther sir
Doctor :   i shall ask you few more questions
User :   ok
Doctor :  
may i know on what medications he is on
User :   yes
User :   its glimy 2,roglin 2 telpress
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
and he is on this medications from how many days
User :   quit few years
Doctor :   apart from diabetes is there any other disorder?
User :   no
Doctor :   the swelling of the hands and legs which appeared first is it the legs or hands?
User :   sir i am not sure shall i contact u after 10 mins
Doctor :   ok no problem

User :   thanks
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