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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi pradnya
User :   hi..
Doctor :   can you login after 10 mints
Doctor :   pls
Doctor :   hope you won't mind
User :   oh... I need to wait agn
User :   ok
Doctor :   ya tell me your query
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   actually I had been sufferring from UTI some 8 months back
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No
User :   Do I need to give them now...
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No
User :   Age : 22
User :   Gender :Female
User :   Ocupation : Engineer
User :   Marital Status : Single
Doctor :   did you get a complete urine examination
User :   Weight and height : 46kgs , 5 feet 6 inches
User :   ok yes I had done that...
User :   and it was cured too..
User :   but agn I am finding the same symptoms
User :   I was sufferring from UTI one and half year back too
User :   it seems to repeating every 8 to 10 months..
Doctor :   wht medicines and for how many days you had for this
User :   and each time I get this infection my right kidney is shrinking... first time is reduced to 8 and second time it shrinked to 5..
User :   and now also its size is still 5
Doctor :   was the ultrasound done
User :   yes..
Doctor :   when was that done
User :   I had a citi scan done too
Doctor :   do you have the report now with you
User :   right now I dont have them..
User :   but I can tell you the details..
Doctor :   shrinking kidney is not a good sign
Doctor :   ya tell me the report details
User :   but why is this happening....?
User :   citi scan reports all are normal...
User :   ultra sound scan also says all is normal except for my kdney sizes...
User :   left kidney 11 inches and right 5 inches...
Doctor :   due to repeated UTI your kidney is shrinking
User :   this is what the doctor had told me too.... but why is the UTI repeating...
Doctor :   is renal biopsy done
User :   no
Doctor :   there are many causes for shrinking of kidney
Doctor :   what was doctors opinion
User :   he did not suggest anything..
User :   just got the UTI cured
Doctor :   any medicines ??
Doctor :   and how long?
User :   I dont remember the name.. but it was meant for UTI treatment.. and I had taken it for 2 months
Doctor :   what are your blood urea and serum creatinine values?
User :   I dint remember them too...
User :   dont
Doctor :   it would be better for us
Doctor :   that pls come back with reports details
User :   ok... you want me to do these tests now.. or get the old reports....?
Doctor :   When were the old tests done?
User :   november 2007
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i suggest that you get these tests done again
Doctor :   at a reputed centre like THYROCARE
Doctor :   Also
Doctor :   you should get a repeat examination and scan done
Doctor :   i suggest you visit a good nephrologist
Doctor :   as the kidney size has reduced
User :   ok... can you let me know what all tests to be done....?
Doctor :   blood urea and serum creatinine test
User :   do you want me to get a urine culture test done too?
Doctor :   the repeated UTI
Doctor :   can cause kidney problems
Doctor :   thats why you need to get evaluated at the earliest
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User :   yes.. its correct
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   have you filled feedback form
User :   yes..
Doctor :   is there anything else i can help you
User :   no I had only that issue.. will get back again if needed.
User :   thank you
Doctor :   ya sure
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