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Kidney failure, taking ayurvedic medicines - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Dear Doctor,
My uncle (58Yrs) is suffering from kidney failure, doctors kept a separate pipe to passout urine, which it is changing weekly. No hard foods taking, his chest,hands & legs swollen. Now he started ayurvedic medicines & get relief from swelling of limbs. My question is that, is any hope to refunction of his kidneys by Auryedic medicines? If yes how log time it will take ? Please give your suggestions
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
ok
User :   good morning sir
Doctor :  
please give me sometime to read through what you have typed.
Doctor :   I am a General Practitioner, and I practice allopathic medicine, hence I will not be able to comment on efficacy of ayurvedic medicines.
Doctor :   the kidney failure if it has not reached 'end stage renal disease' there is some hope to regain functioning especially if it is due to some infection
Doctor :   what was the reason for his kidney failure?
Doctor :   was kidney biopsy done to see what is going on with the kidney?
Doctor :   does your uncle have any history of past illness like hypertension, diabetes, or did he used to consume alcohol?
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   I am not there
Doctor :  
please answer the question that I have asked, it will help me to gauge what is the current condition of your uncle and I will help you to further decide what can be done for him.
Doctor :  
are you with me? are you following what I am asking?
User :   He is heavy smooker of bidis
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
what was the reason for his kidney failure? was kidney biopsy done to see what is going on with the kidney?
User :   No other diseases he have
Doctor :   does your uncle have any history of past illness like hypertension, diabetes?
Doctor :  
what investigations has been done for him?
User :   blood & urine tests done
Doctor :  
could type the test results fir blood, ultrasound and if any other tests like biospy was done??
Doctor :   *for
User :   No reports available with me at present
Doctor :  
ok
User :   I have seen him on 14th Feb at his village
Doctor :  
the blood tests, ultrasound and the biopsy reports wil help in identifying what current condition is and also help us to find out the prognosis
User :   i will collect & give you details in next session
Doctor :   sure , you can come with the reports for the next session
Doctor :  
or choose to take a second opinion from our panel nephrologist
Doctor :  
regarding the condition
User :   Any more requirements you need please ask me now
Doctor :  
and how to go further with the treatment
Doctor :  
you get all the investigation reports done uptil now
User :   ok
Doctor :  
in case you want to take our panel specialist opinion then you can request for that and send the scaned copy of reports to this id
Doctor :  
YYYY@YYYY
User :   sure
Doctor :  
and we will get our specialists to look at them and provide you the answers
User :   ok
Doctor :  
over the e0mail or over phone
Doctor :  
depending on which facility you choose
User :   pl send your phone no
Doctor :  
my recommendation of the specialist you can see on the right hand side of the chat window.
Doctor :  
once you put a request and send us teh reports
User :   ok
Doctor :  
our CRM team will arrange teh call from the specialist
Doctor :  
in case you opt for the phone service
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and you can speak for any length of time
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with the specialist
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   Thank you
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