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Heart beat rate of 80 per minute shown in ECG. Had appendix pain but not showed up in scan. Concerned? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 06-Sep-2013
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Doctor:good morning
User:Very good morning
User:my dad had a heart beat of 80 per minute two weeks back this was known when ECG was done.. is this a cause of concern?
Doctor:it is not
User:Dad had an appendix pain, however the doctor ruled out as nothing was showed in the scan. how do we overcome this.
Doctor:does you father have pain in the abdomen?
User:he had now it is not there.. when he was in the treatment.. there was pain.
User:His prostate gland size has increased, now whether this is XXXXXXX or external increase i am unable to say.. how do we go about
Doctor:are you asking me about the prostate enlargement?
Doctor:he will need to get a Digital rectal examination (DRE
Doctor:along with PSA test - prostate specific antigen
Doctor:these two tests will confirm on the prostate enlargement
User:where should we get this done
Doctor:by any general surgeon
Doctor:or even urologist
User:i am sorry to ask you.. how does the test requires to be done.. is it a blood test, urine test etc.
User:or is it a physical examination by a general surgeon or urologist.
Doctor:DRE is a physical examination with patient lying on the table
Doctor:PSA is a blood test
Doctor:Please feel free to ask questions
Doctor:I would be happy to help you
User:thanks doctor.
User:for now, we will fix up an appointment with General surgeon or urologist and get this check done.
Doctor:please go ahead
Doctor:you could chat with me again after the appointment
User:any general surgeon or urologist specialist in mind where we can XXXXXXX them up.
Doctor:where do you recide?
User:i am in Bangalore.
Doctor:Dr. H K XXXXXXX is a good urologist
Doctor:I suppose he goes to columbia asia
Doctor:M S Ramiah
Doctor:you could fix a consultation with him
User:ok thanks doctor, will fix up an appointment accordingly.
Doctor:Also there is Dr. P T XXXXXXX at VIMS marathalli
Doctor:good day ahead
Doctor:take care
User:thanks a lot for your support.
Doctor:pleasure is mine anytime
User:bye take care.
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