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Low BP and leg swelling - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   my mom's leg has become swollen
User :   so whom shall i contact
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when
Doctor :   how old is she
User :   last 1 month
Doctor :   did she injure
Doctor :   ok
User :   she is 48 years old
User :   no
Doctor :   Occupation: Location
User :   housewife
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   is she diabetic
User :   no
Doctor :   does she have high blood pressure?
User :   no she has low bp
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is she on any treatment
Doctor :   for the same
Doctor :   As this is an online consultation, I have to ask you a few questions because I cannot examine you. It will take some time so please be patient.
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Doctor :   is ur mother on any medicine for LOw bp
User :   yes she is under treatment for the same
Doctor :   ok
User :   but it is not helping in anyway
Doctor :   any other medical problem?
Doctor :   does she sleep well?
User :   she has pain in knees from last 5 years
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   that might be age related
User :   sorry, from last 8 to 10 years
Doctor :   or due infection
Doctor :   or trauma
Doctor :   any injury she had
User :   yes she sleeps well
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how is the appetite
Doctor :   does she have dizziness /fainting episodes
User :   no
Doctor :   lack of concentration?
Doctor :   blurred vision?
Doctor :   is she depressed?
User :   she has got some infection to right eye
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when
User :   no she is not depressed
User :   from last 2 years
Doctor :   when was the last she saw eye specialist
User :   she is using some eye drop
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   does she have low bp on standing up?
User :   she went eye specialist last 2 year back
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how is the vision?
Doctor :   which eye is infected?
User :   right
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   so no problems with left eye isit
User :   whom shall i take her either to orthopedician or heart specilist regarding swelling of legs
Doctor :   u got to see hera
Doctor :   heart specialist or gp
Doctor :   we can arrange u consultation
User :   she does not have any problem with left eye
Doctor :   if u wish so
Doctor :   ok
User :   what is gp
Doctor :   general practisioner
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, and say when done. and say when done.
Doctor :   we can help u fix an appointment
User :   may i know the area of the hospital whereit is situated
Doctor :   u can look up in our home page
Doctor :   where are u located in bangalore
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   XXXXXXXX isit
User :   it would be better if it is in XXXXXXXX
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   please confirm ur details
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
Mobile : 0000
User :   i have found some orthopedicians in XXXXXXXX
Doctor :   u can find cardiologist as well
Doctor :   on the search window
User :   first whom shall i give preference to
Doctor :   cardio would be the right person
Doctor :   since she had no injury right
User :   cardio for swelling of legs is it
Doctor :   yep
User :   no she does not have any injury
Doctor :   confirm ur details
Doctor :   plz
Doctor :   when u would like to have appointment
User :   YYYY@YYYY
Doctor :   k
User :   about which doctor u r saying
Doctor :   One of our doctors will get back to you soon with all the relevant details.
Doctor :   cardiologist near to XXXXXXXX right
User :   yes
Doctor :   when u would like to have appointment
User :   can have approximate cost of treatment
Doctor :   u can calculate the approx as well on our homepage
Doctor :   ok
User :   but there i dont have option for swelling of legs
Doctor :   thats caridology consultation
User :   k
User :   ther they r asking for name of the hospital
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   ok fine
Doctor :   when would u like to consult the doctor
Doctor :   r ut here
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User :   i m not interested all those stuff
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   if this is emergency
Doctor :   please see consult doctor near by at the earliest
Doctor :   anything else i can help u
User :   but still i m in confusion weather to go ortho or cardio
Doctor :   cardio
Doctor :   as far as the history u gave me
Doctor :   which one is bothering ur mother more
Doctor :   knee pain or the swelling?
User :   because even her knees are paining
Doctor :   swelling needs much more attention
Doctor :   along with low bp
Doctor :   please dont waste time if itis emergency
Doctor :   u need to see a doctor if this is the case
User :   she is bothered about swelling
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   if she has some cardiac problems that need to be given more preference than knee pain
User :   i have found some cardiologists in XXXXXXXX
Doctor :   ok
User :   shall i take her their
Doctor :   sure
User :   but she does not have particular problem with heat
Doctor :   she has low bp with swelling in leg
Doctor :   rite
User :   is swelling of legs related to heart?
Doctor :   u can take her to General practisioner
Doctor :   it can be due to heart
Doctor :   kidney
Doctor :   or local causes
User :   because i dont know medical
Doctor :   or any systemic problem
Doctor :   or to joints
Doctor :   thats why to rule out u got to see a doctor
Doctor :   i need to physical examine
Doctor :   to let u know the cause
User :   whom
User :   how can i come to u coz i dont know ur addres
Doctor :   See a doctor near by or cardiologist at the earliest
User :   k
Doctor :   we will help u fix an appointment for u
Doctor :   thats what i am saying u
User :   may i know is it
Doctor :   help u in finding the hospital near to ur location
User :   ya
Doctor :   when u would like to have appointment
Doctor :   please specify
User :   then u ll give me this information
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
mobile : 0000
Doctor :   confirm ur details
Doctor :   r u there
User :   yes
Doctor :   when do you u want to see the doctor
Doctor :   which day?
User :   but my mom want to know the cost of hospitalization
Doctor :   that the treating doctor will tell u
Doctor :   it depends on ur mothers condition
User :   i m not able get it from home page as i told
Doctor :   yep i know
Doctor :   u need consult
Doctor :   based on the that if the doctor who sees
Doctor :   thinks ur mother needs hospitalisation he will tell u
Doctor :   u need to see the consultant first
User :   k
Doctor :   later if they think if it is necessary to admit
Doctor :   they will let u know
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   depending on ur mothers physical condition
User :   k
Doctor :   they might think of admitting,if not it will be out patient
Doctor :   visit
User :   i got it
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   its not going to admitted straight away
User :   i ll take her now itself
Doctor :   sure
User :   k
Doctor :   anything else i can help u
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now.
User :   no, if i need i ll come to u
Doctor :   k
User :   thanks a lot for helping me
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   bye
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   hi
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