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Congenitive heart failure and its treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, may I answer your health qu
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello?
Doctor :   I am Dr. XXXXX
Doctor :   are you with me?
User :   hi my mother has congetive heart failure and has gained around 20 pounds in six days she has a doc appointment tommorow but i wanted to know if we should take her to the to tonight
User :   she is retaining a lot of fluid.
Doctor :   What is her current symptoms
Doctor :   yes she is in failure
Doctor :   Is she breathless?>
User :   yes and she is very week
Doctor :   Is she having wheezing / chest pain
Doctor :   I would not wait till tomorrow
Doctor :   I would save the muscle of her heart without delay
Doctor :   She needs an immediate intervention
User :   yes the left side of her chest is inlarged
Doctor :   Please do not waste time
Doctor :   I suggest her an ER admission
User :   ok i will get her ready now thank you.
Doctor :   Right
Doctor :   Thank you
Doctor :   Bye for now
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