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Persistent cough and breathing problem possibly tuberculosis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   Hi
User :   My mother is having some health problem
Doctor :   Please tell me
User :   she is getting too much cough for the last one year and when she cough breathing problem is there
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   we have been to many hospitals
User :   age:42 house wife married height:5.2 weight 60
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Since 1 year she has been haing cough is it
User :   yes doctor .in every hospital we have taken all tests like lungs x-ray,scanning
Doctor :   Sputum for Tuberculosis has been Done
User :   no i think
Doctor :   Yes or you do not know
User :   No i don't know doctor.
User :   her skin is becoming very black
Doctor :   Does she have any other medical illness other than cough that you have mentioned
Doctor :   Have you ruled out asthma in her case
User :   yes they cleared that there is asthma
User :   sorry no asthma
Doctor :   ok
User :   doctors ruled out
Doctor :   Has her weight reduced in this one year time
Doctor :   does she have any Gynecological Problems
User :   yes
User :   her weight got reduced
Doctor :   If you can explain
User :   in particular there are no such gynecologic problems
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Does she bring out any Sputum along when she coughs
Doctor :   or any White or different colored stuff..
User :   yes some times
Doctor :   Does she get increased cough in the evening or the night and is there any evening rise of temperature
User :   she gets too much cough at 8 pm
Doctor :   Is there any rise in temperature towads the evening
User :   just two days back she got fever but day and evenings also
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   I would suggest you to find out if tuberculosis has been ruled out in her case andif so then you need to examine to find out the cause for her chronic cough
User :   just now called and find out
Doctor :   else ifshe has tuberculosis then it will need treatment with antitubercular drugs and she will be fine after that
User :   doctor ruled out no TB
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Does she have any Habits of Pan or Beetle nut Chewing
User :   no doctor
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Is your residence in Dusty environment
User :   not so dusty but she stays in a small village
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since i am not being able to come to any diagnosis about your mother i would suggest you to get your mother examined
User :   may i know your good name doctor
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User :   yes doctor
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   no doctor. Thank you
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