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Protein and ketone in urine, limb swelling - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Dear Doctor
MY AGE IS 46 and I am a male residing in India
I have swelling in both my lower limbs shin
Am I suffering from any disease, please advise
Doctor :   Hello.
Doctor :   Let me read your query.
User :   hello doctor
User :   ok
Doctor :   Since when is the swelling present?
User :   Since last 18 months
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Do you smoke or consume alcohol?
User :   No, but I used to drink 12 years ago. then my blood tests were normal
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Do you have history of Allergies/ Diabetes/ High Blood pressure/ Thyroid/ Heart disease?
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   T3 is 192, Allergic to sulpha rugs, fasting sugar is mentioned as 160 detected for the first time by Relicare, BP is 135/90 constant and I am on Tazloc for BP
Doctor :   Have you consulted any doctor in this regard?
User :   No, not yet
Doctor :   You have get physical examination done and
You have to repeat the fasting glucose .
Doctor :   Also a oral glucose tolerance test.
Doctor :   It looks like there is a damage to you kidney and liver.
Doctor :   Do you have any other associated symptoms?
User :   What further investigations are recomended. do you suggest any medicene? My urine is dark yellow always. No other symptoms
Doctor :   as i told You have to repeat the fasting glucose and Also a oral glucose tolerance test.
User :   Is that enough ?
Doctor :   These are preliminary examination, based on the results we can proceed further to other examinations.
User :   okay doctor. Shall I contact you after the examinations ?
Doctor :   You should also get a physical examination done.
Doctor :   If results suggest towards diabetes. you will need medications.
User :   Please explain the " physical examination "
Doctor :   Eye examination( early changes of diabetes in eye), Chest examination to rule out cardiac causes. BP,
User :   Thank you doctor
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you with?
User :   No Thank you doctor
User :   Regatds
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