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Pulmonary edema, hypertension, breathing difficulty, sleeping position - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Lung and Chest disorders
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Good evening
User :   my mother isnt doing too well
Doctor :   Ok
User :   she has got hyper tension
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query
Doctor :   Since when ?
User :   and pulmonary oedema
Doctor :   Ok
User :   dont really know from when
Doctor :   Who diagnosed this condition ?
User :   but shes having difficulty in breathing
Doctor :   Since when ?
User :   for the past 3 months
Doctor :   Ok
User :   the coindition was diagnosed by a cardio
Doctor :   Ok
User :   is there any home remedies do u suggest?
Doctor :   In case of pulmonary edema
Doctor :   She has lying only in semi-recumbent position
User :   dont get u..
Doctor :   She should lie down completely flat
User :   ok
Doctor :   Its is a position in between lying down and sitting
User :   ok
User :   is there anythin else u suggest
Doctor :   As pulmonary edema is a serious condition she has to be admitted
Doctor :   Until the pulmonary edema subsides
User :   once subsided... and back home
User :   any preventive care can be taken
Doctor :   Was she not advised any medications ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Could you mention the names ?
Doctor :   Are you there ?
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