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Is it sufficient to undergo a master health check-up after a bypass surgery ?

my father has done by-pass surgery 7 years back in NIMS. from last 15 days he is feeling drowzy and most of the time he is seeping. He becames weak also. I want to do master check-up. Is is sufficient or I have to do any other test. please advise me
Asked On : Mon, 20 Jun 2011
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
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Get his BP and blood sugar checked. Diabetes can also cause lethargy, weakness. Also electrolyte disturbance due to possible kidney dysfunction. You can consult your Cardiologist who will help determine the cause since he known your Father as his patient and knows his problems and risk factors. He should avoid smoking and drinking alcohol. Must try to exercise by walking everyday for 20-30 minutes. Eat fresh fruits and vegetables.
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General & Family Physician Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani's  Response
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Regular check up for lipid profile,blood sugar and ECG, to be continued.
As he feels drowsy,he might have some cerebral insufficiency go for physician check up for any problem in the brain.
Go for regular check up by cardiologist is also essential for follow up for bye pas.
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General & Family Physician Dr. Mohammed Tauseef's  Response
Hi, Welcome to HealthcareMagic Forum.
You have a very Good Idea and I would suggest the same. Kindly get him examined by a Cardiologist and get his Blood and Urine Parameters tested, Including 2D-ECHO. He should be eating healthy nutritious balanced diet which should Include fresh fruits and Green Leafy vegetables. He should stick to his treatment plan, with regular exercises. If he still drinks and smokes, he should QUIT. Take him for regular follow up.

Hope I have answered your Query, I Will be available to answer your follow up queries.

I wish him Good Health.
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