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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
User :   i am 34/m
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i am getting some boils on my body
User :   i got bllod sugar checked
Doctor :   ok
User :   RBS 101
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 :   m/34/90/married/y
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   r u diabetic
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   was it fasting or random sugar level
User :   if RBS 101 it is normal right?
User :   random
Doctor :   then it fine
Doctor :   then it is fine
Doctor :   boils can be due to infection
Doctor :   where is the boil
Doctor :   exactly locted
User :   what shud be the fasting blood sugar sugar
User :   on my legs
Doctor :   below 120mg /dl is fine
Doctor :   r u applying any oint cream as of now
User :   yeah
User :   antibiotic ointment
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   which one
User :   sorry dont remember the name
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did it give u any relief
Doctor :   do u have discharge from the boil?
User :   yes
Doctor :   how many boils u have
User :   i was little tensed about the boils as some body scared me of diabetes
User :   3
Doctor :   nope it can occur in normal people as well
Doctor :   u can apply this cream
User :   sure
Doctor :   Betadine thrice daily for 1 weke
Doctor :   if the boil persists, please consult a physician
Doctor :   u might need antibiotics
Doctor :   ok
User :   what will be the diffrence between random and fasting blod sugar
Doctor :   fasting is early morning with out taking any food
Doctor :   random is done anytime
User :   yes i know that
Doctor :   fasting in empty stomach
Doctor :   Fasting blood sugar (FBS) measures blood glucose after you have not eaten
Doctor :   ideally after 8-12 hours of fasting
User :   ok
User :   does RBS can give an indication of Diabetes
Doctor :   u need series of sugar levels to diagnose
Doctor :   FBS with pp and GTT
Doctor :   will give clear picture
Doctor :   with single random sugar reading
Doctor :   it is not diagnosed
User :   as of now if it is 101 RBS it is normal is it
Doctor :   Diabetes mellitus is diagnosed based on a high level of glucose (sugar) in the blood. Blood sugar test, done fasting and 2 hours after breakfast, is used for the diagnosis of diabetes.
Doctor :   Normal fasting plasma glucose levels are less than 110 mg/dl.
Doctor :   A fasting plasma glucose level of more than 126 mg/dl indicates diabetes mellitus.
Doctor :   A PP or random plasma glucose level of more than 200 mg/dl indicates diabetes mellitus
User: ok
User :   thank doctor
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   bye
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