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Pleaural effusion and Pemnumonia - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   MY MOTHER IS HAVING COUGH AND AFTER HER XRAY AND SCAN IT SHOWS THAT SHE HAVE WATER IN HER LUNGS AND SWELLING ON HER KIDNEY. WHICH DR. SHOULD I SHOW HER IN
User :   hello dr.
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr.
User :   hi dr. i want to know which dr. should i consult for my mother case
Doctor :   fluids in lungs is called pleaural effusion
Doctor :   Does she has any kidney problem'?
User :   there is swelling in the kidney
User :   as per the reports
Doctor :   why the chest xary and ct done
User :   and her blood pressure is also high
Doctor :   what kind of symptoms does she has?
User :   only x ray is done
User :   cough
User :   and pain in the ribs and chest
Doctor :   you said scan?
Doctor :   what is that scan?
Doctor :   You need to consult General medicine physician
Doctor :   She look like has a lung infection/Pemnumonia
User :   ultra sound
Doctor :   OK
User :   her esr is high
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   The fluids in the lungs may resolve with antibiotics alone
User :   hematocrit value is also less
User :   some blood test are done already
Doctor :   but if it excess it leads to pus so it need to be drained
User :   after those reports the dr have asked for some other blood test for kidney and lung
User :   while breathing she is having pain
Doctor :   First hospitalize her under any internal medicine physician and then the care will continue as per the physician descretion and clinical condition
User :   in fortis which dr. should i consult
User :   blood urea test is also asked to be done
Doctor :   Which area ?
User :   he is general medicine
User :   means a physician
Doctor :   Consultant Internal Medicine
User :   thanks a lot Dr.
User :   may i ask in which hospital u r
Doctor :   he is a Consultant Internal Medicine physician
Doctor :   I am on line MD
User :   ok thanks Dr. i will contact Dr.
User :   thanks a lot
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Bye
User :   bye
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