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Feeling fatigue, chest congestion, loss of appetite, itching. Sign of liver damage? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good Evening
User:Hi Doc
User:Good Evening, How are you doing?
Doctor:I am fine. Thank you
User:Dr. XXXXXXX - Recently I have developed fatigue, chest congestion, loss of appetite, itching (no rashes). Is this an indication of liver damage?
Doctor:These symptoms may occur in a liver damage.
Doctor:You need to go for a complete health check up.
User:What kind of tests should I perform?
Doctor:It should include blood studies, urine studies, ECG, chest Xray, Ultrasound scanning, Echocardiography and Tread mill test..
Doctor:Along with it, a proper physical examination would be required.
User:Where in Bangalore do you suggest I can take these tests/
Doctor:That will help in narrowing down why you are having these symptoms.
Doctor:may i know where in bangalore are you located?
Doctor:There are good labs such as Metropolis in Ramayya hospital
User:And is there a single package available for me to test? Or should I go for each individual tests?
Doctor:No, there would be a single package available.
Doctor:It would probably be a master health check up.
Doctor:Hospitals such as Appollo and Fortis do have these facilities.
Doctor:Have you followed my suggestions?
User:Yes thank you
Doctor:Is there anything else I could help you on?
User:How much do these cost?
User:I mean a Master Health Checkup
Doctor:It may range from around Rs. 3500/- to 4500/-
User:ok thanks
Doctor:Hope I was helpful.
User:Do I need to be on empty stomach before going for these tests?
Doctor:yes, You should go in empty stomach, so that blood studies can be done.
User:ok thanks
User:Appreciate your help
User:I have no more queries
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Have a Nice Evening!!
Doctor:Bye for now.
User:Thanks Bye
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