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Advice on diabetes with urinary infection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I had 101 F fever a diabetic, is diagnosed of urine infection Pus cells 6-8/h.p.f.
is it curable in one two days, or fever they may be other reason
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here.
Doctor :   the fever could be attributed to your urine infection.
Doctor :   are you on any treatment for the UTI?
User :   yes ofloxacin& cefixime
Doctor :   are your sugar levels controlled? when was the sugars checked last time? what were the sugar values?
User :   sugar may be in range of 150-200 , one week back it was 170
Doctor :   the antibiotics given to you Ofloxacin& Cefixime should control the infection in 3-5 days of time since the start of use
Doctor :   were these levels of sugar fasting sugar levels?
User :   no pp
Doctor :   if yes, then they are high, and they could have precipitated the urine infection.
Doctor :   continue to take your medications as suggested. for fever take Dolo 650mg 2 times a day
Doctor :   you should feel better in next 2-3 days
User :   climate of yyy is also not good, be that a reason
User :   for fever
Doctor :   climate changes along with less water intake could precipitate urine infection in diabetic people as the sugar levels will fluctuate
Doctor :   leading to symptoms like fever, bodypain etc
User :   no body pain only restlessness
Doctor :   ok
User :   diabetic medicine amryl two times m.e. januva morning is there any suggestion
User :   will restlessness take to go 2-3 days. can i go for work
Doctor :   are you on diet control and exercises for diabetes?
User :   on diet control yes and mornig walk age 50yrs
Doctor :   restlessness should go away in 2-3 days too as the infection goes away. practice relaxation techniques like hot showers, listening to soothening music, sleeping
User :   diabetic medicine are ok?
Doctor :   yes they are fine. follow along with, diet control for proper sugar control
Doctor :   repeat the walk in evening or at night also (after dinner).
User :   will this chat be sent to my email. and i wud like to know your speciality
Doctor :   you can see the chat details by going to 'accounts and settings' on the home page after you log in and click on 'view chat history'.
Doctor :   I am a General Practitioner.
User :   r u M.D.
Doctor :   if you are unable to see chat history there, then you can send a request to ' YYYY@YYYY ' to e-mail the chat details to you.
Doctor :   No, I am not an M.D. I am a General Practitioner. If required I shall recommend a specialist with whom you can consult via e-nail/phone call.
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW User :   R U from yyy?
Doctor :   visit this link to see list of our panel specialists.
Doctor :   No, I am based in zzz. I can help you in locating doctor in yyy.
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW Doctor :   visit this link to locate doctors in yyy. you can choose specific speciality from the dropdown list
User :   I also need some hypnotherapist for out come of depression and motivation. can u help me in finding some throughly expert.
Doctor :   hypnotherapy can be given by Psychiatrists after evaluating the patient and arriving on conclusion for what patient needs
Doctor :   what symptoms do you have at present?
User :   that what specialist at yyy.I want to know
Doctor :   is the depression been already diagnosed? are you on any medication for it?
User :   yes i am on antidepressents since 1996, presently on mild doze.
Doctor :   ok. then I would recommend a repeat evaluation by a Psychiatrist to assess you for need for hypnotherapy
Doctor :   and counseling to help you get motivated, and cope up with depression
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW Doctor :   visit this link to locate Psychiatrists in yyy.
Doctor :   alternatively you can also take a second opinion from our panel specialists for your problem by sending us detailed history of medical illness and treatment already taken
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW Doctor :   this link will take you to our panel Psyciatrists.
User :   from when i will be able to join work or it is suggrsted
Doctor :   you can consult Dr. zzz for the depression problem, he also specializes in Geriatric (old age) mental health and depression.
Doctor :   you can be able to join work once you start feeling better or after completion of the antibiotic course
Doctor :   what symptoms do you have at present? do you feel your symptoms improving after starting on the medications?
User :   for urine infection i took first doze yesterdaqy night, still feeling restless only
Doctor :   continue to take the medications as prescribed. you will start feeling better. most antibiotics show their effects after 3rd day
User :   as depression and motivation as I have read a lot i want to try hypnotherapy only because medicine for so long have much adverse effect on my health
Doctor :   so you can expect to see improvements in your symptoms after you finish 3 days of medication use. in the meantime practice relaxation.
User :   pl reply tht last question
Doctor :   ok. you can discuss about hypnotherapy with the Psychiatrist doctor face-to-face (in your visit to doctor) or over the specialist opinion via e-mail/phone call with our panel specialists.
Doctor :   after an evaluation is done on you to see the current status, the decision for giving you hypnotherapy can be taken.
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   No, Thanks have a good day.
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me. bye for now.
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