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Developing water in the feet and below the knee, gained weight drastically, loss of hair - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi Dcotor
User :   Doctor*
User :   Hi Maam
Doctor :   Please proceed with the query
User :   Its actually abutmy wife
User :   about my wife
Doctor :   ok
User :   Past 2 yrs, she is developing water inside her legs
User :   particularly feet and below the knee
Doctor :   ok
User :   also there is drastic weight gain in these 2 yrs
Doctor :   Does she have any other medical illness.
User :   almost from 65 kg to 76kg in these 2 yrs
Doctor :   What is her age,weight, and height.
User :   no other medical illness, except frequent headache for the past 6 months
User :   She is 27, 76 kgs and 162 cms
Doctor : you have any children
User :   no not yet
Doctor :   Have youtaken treatment for this.
User :   we've married for 1 1/2 yrs
User :   no treatment yet
Doctor :   no for the sweelin gon her leg
User :   She is losing hair also
User :   no ...never consulted a doc yet
Doctor :   Has she taken treatment for swelling
User :   no
Doctor :   I think you should get all her blood tests done
User :   Do we have to consult a endochrinologist?
Doctor :   Does she have family hisyory of diabetes blood pressure.
Doctor :   No a specilaist in medicine.
Doctor :   MD medicine
User :   ok...
Doctor :   She has to rule out any lymph blockage.
Doctor :   Does she work.
User :   Her father is diabetic but not her grandfather
User :   yeah she works (9 - 6:30)
Doctor :   what is the nature of the job.
User :   She is an Academic Advisor....mainly calling the students and speaking with them
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   She has to get herself tested as soon as possible.
User :   Sure
Doctor :   Does she exercise.
User :   no, she doesnt exercise....not much of physical activities
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   You will have to meet aphysician.
User :   is it something to do with Thyroid?
Doctor :   It can be,but should check out other possibilities.
User :   ok...
Doctor :   ok
User :   Thanks...
Doctor :   your welcome
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