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Had surgery for CABG, but not recovered yet. Suggest? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 22-Jul-2013
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Doctor:Good morning
User:Good morning
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:I have a 7-month old child, kindly suggest the diet plan for her
Doctor:We could help you with it
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User:few days earlier sure\gery of my father has been perfomed CABG but till date his condition is same earlier pls tell few precaussions
User:advise further
Doctor:Is he still at the hospital?
Doctor:Is he back home?
Doctor:This is a very critical phase
Doctor:Recovery of your father is very important now
Doctor:You need to make sure that he is in complete bed rest for at least one month
User:he had taken
Doctor:You must put him on a bed that is reclined
Doctor:You just said his surgery was a few days back
User:and after confirmation from doctor he had joined office
Doctor:Please tell me the date of your father's CABG
User:in the month of april
Doctor:Is he doing better now?
Doctor:Is he walking around?
Doctor:See, after CABG persons should be very careful
User:he is walking around
Doctor:They should not do strenuous activities
User:there is loss of apetite
Doctor:He should not take any kind of stresss
Doctor:That will be there
Doctor:It should improve slowly over time
Doctor:He must do relaxation exercises like yoga or meditation daily
Doctor:Are you with me?
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Doctor:Basically he needs to lead a calm and easy going life with little exertion.
Doctor:I hope you are following me
User:yes, i can understand
User:one more query
Doctor:Yes please
User:my mother had an injury in the right leg
User:she was using ice packs for almost 1 month, as the whole leg had a small clots all over
User:now after a month, the whole leg is clear, but there is swelling in the front of the leg below the knee and she is facing difficulty in bending the knee also, the movement is little limping
User:also x-ray was done at that time which shows no fracture
Doctor:What is her age?
User:but till now the chief complaints are difficulty in bending knee, pain in the site of injujry with knee, limping movement
User:she is 67 years ols
Doctor:I am sorry
Doctor:Even though there is no fracture, there will be sprain on the muscles and joints
Doctor:She can take simple analgesics like Dolo 650mg
Doctor:Are you there?
User:how much time will it take more
Doctor:It may take totally 3 months for her to recover
User:but initialy the ortho told her 2 weeks
Doctor:Since she is 67 yrs now, it might take longer
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User:i have stil not recd call from the dietician
Doctor:You would get soon
Doctor:I have asked them to hold it until we finish the chat
Doctor:You will get it soon
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User:ok bye
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