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64 year old. Taking medicine for BP. What test should be done to check current body status?

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Dear Doc....
My mom is age 64. Kindly advise as to what investigation
she should undergo to check her current body status...
She takes medicine only for BP. I mean something like cancer screening
etc, and to know if she is free from any possible sickness in the future.
Posted Thu, 25 Apr 2013 in X-ray, Lab tests and Scans
 
 
Answered by Dr. E Venkata Ramana 47 minutes later
Hi,

Thank you for your query on Healthcare Magic.

I appreciate your concern regarding the health of your mother.

There are many health packages offered by corporate hospitals which contain investigations to screen for health problems and to know her current status of her body functions.

After doing all the investigations, the reports and results to be interpreted by a Physician and Gynecologist.

The investigations required include the following :

1.Hemogram including peripheral smear and ESR to know anemia and any blood
count abnormalities.

2.Blood sugars FBS, PLBS.

3.Chest X-ray.

4.Liver function tests.

5.Blood grouping and typing.

6.HIV AND HbsAg.

7.Ultrasound abdomen and pelvis.

8.Serum creatinine, serum electrolytes, serum calcium, blood urea, Uric acid.

9.ECG, 2D Echo, and stress test (TMT).

10.Lipid profile.

11.Compete urine examination (CUE).

12.Thyroid profile.

13.Stool routine examination.

14.Pap smear.

15.Pulmonary function testing (PFT).

16.Vision testing including visual acuity, eye pressure, and fundus examination.

17.Mammography.

18.Breast examination by a Gynecologist.

These investigations will help to know the status various functions of the body systems.

Hope I have answered your query, if you have any clarification please let me know.

Regards.
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Follow-up: 64 year old. Taking medicine for BP. What test should be done to check current body status? 3 hours later
Dear Doc...

Many thanks. Shall come back with the reports...
 
 
Answered by Dr. E Venkata Ramana 1 hour later
Hi XXXXXX,

You are welcome,

And thank you for getting back.

Sure you can come back with your mother reports.

And I wish your mother good health.

Regards.
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Follow-up: 64 year old. Taking medicine for BP. What test should be done to check current body status? 21 minutes later
Many thanks Doc...
 
 
Answered by Dr. E Venkata Ramana 10 minutes later
Hi XXXXXX,

You are welcome.

And you can contact me after getting the results of investigations if you have any clarification regarding the reports.

If you don't have any clarification you can close the session and I request you to rate my answer to improve myself to advise in a better way.

Regards.
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Follow-up: 64 year old. Taking medicine for BP. What test should be done to check current body status? 1 hour later
Will do....
 
 
Answered by Dr. E Venkata Ramana 2 minutes later
Hi XXXXXX,
Thank you very much for your prompt response and feedback.
Regards.
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