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Diabetic with mild urinary tract infection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :  
i have a query reg my fathers report
Doctor :  
yes
User :  
his blood creatinine is 1.2 , urea - 57
User :  
he is diabetic and undergone bypass 2 yrs ago
User :  
heart functons are normal now
Doctor :  
how long has he been suffering fro diabetes
User :  
tdy the urine report showed albumin : [+]
User :  
15 yrs
User :  
and pus cells as 8-10
User :  
and epi cells as 3-4
User :  
what could be the problem ?
Doctor :  
it might be because of his diabetes
User :  
damage to kidney ?
Doctor :   in chronic diabetics nephropathy is one of the complication
User :   as pus cells are thr ,can it be infection ?
User :  
or nephropathy laos causes pus cells ?
User :  
or nephropathy also causes pus cells ?

Doctor :  
pus might be because of infection
User :  
can albumin be due to tht ?
User :  
or can we confirm its due to diabetic ?
Doctor :   Does he have any fever ,chiils and rigors
User :  
nothing now
User :   one doubt is pus cells come in case of diabetic nephropathy also ?
Doctor :  
no
Doctor :  
pus cells might be because of mild infection of his urinary tract

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