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Urinary Incontinence - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   good afternoon
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
User :   i want to ask u about my dads health
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.
Doctor :   ok
User :   age -75+,male
User :   he cannot control his urine
Doctor :   since how long?how months or days?
User :   since 3 months
User :   he is food habits are mnormal
Doctor :   Does your father have any other health problems? Overwt, Diabetes, High Blood pressure, Asthma, Allergies,Thyroid?
Doctor :   are you there
User :   along ago(almost 2 yaers back) the sugar levet was high-for that we admitted in hospital .
Doctor :   ok
User :   at the symptons were differenr
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anytime have u consulted for this problem
User :   he was very weak,not having food
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is having fever or cough
User :   at that we admitted him in hospital & he was ok later
User :   no fever or cough
Doctor :   ok
User :   the current scene is
Doctor :   did he sustain any injury or is he hypertensive
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   As this is an online consultation, I have to ask you a few questions because I cannot examine you. It will take some time so please be patient.
User :   he says he acnnot walk fast ,as he losses his balance &
User :   the cannot control his urinfe
User :   ok doctor
Doctor :   anytime did u consult any doctor for this problem recently
Doctor :   any tests were done?
User :   for weakness problem ,we tried some special chavan prash
Doctor :   ok
User :   but it didnt work
Doctor :   ok
User :   abt urine problem we have not consulted the doctor
Doctor :   anytime CT or ultrasound was done
Doctor :   i would suggest u to consult a urologist
Doctor :   he might need a scan
Doctor :   and few other tests
User :   what happens if sugar level increases
User :   it effects the urine ?
Doctor :   is he diabetic?
Doctor :   diabetes can lead to periperal neuro pathy
User :   as told you we had only once the problem of sugar.
User :   what is periperal neuro pathy
Doctor :   so u mean to say ur dad is diabetic
User :   later on the we did the test that time the level was ok & doctor told us to stop the medicines.
Doctor :   damage to nerves of the peripheral nervous system
Doctor :   is peripheral neuropathy
Doctor :   due to diseases of the nerve
User :   if sugar level comes to normal ,whether this problem will get solve
Doctor :   r from the side-effects of systemic illness
Doctor :   need to see the cause of the problem
Doctor :   if there is nerve damage or functional problem
Doctor :   or it may be due to infection
Doctor :   usually in old ages
User :   so what test should i conduct to make haelthy ,walkable & to cure of urin problem
User :   his diet is ver good
Doctor :   Urodynamic testing,Stress test,pelvic ultrasound,Cystoscopy
User :   morning breakfast, lunch & dinner
Doctor :   these are tests we need to do along with clinical examination and few blood tests
Doctor :   to know the exact cause of incontinence
Doctor :   Urinary incontinence isn't a disease, it's a symptom. It indicates some underlying problem or condition that likely can and should be treated.
Doctor :   we would suggest u to consult an Urologist near by
Doctor :   in few months time
User :   what will be the approx charges to do all these tests
User :   i think it is not advisable to the treatment for few months
Doctor :   u can look up the cost by using this link
Doctor :   no it will cause more problem
Doctor :   if there is urinary tract infection
Doctor :   it may cause serious infection
Doctor :   in people with old age
Doctor :   they need to be treated promptly
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW User :   u must be having the network or the doctors in mumbaI?
Doctor :   u can know the approx cost of these tests under this link
Doctor :   we dont have any network in mumbai as of now
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about
User :   that link will help me in knowing the cost as awell as the location in mumbai?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   approx
Doctor :   bye for now
Doctor :   have a nice day
User :   hello doctor
User :   hello doctor
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