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Diabetes, kidney problem and intense body itching - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   Hi I am xxxxx
Doctor :   hi
User :   My mom is a diabetic patient
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   She take insulin injection as prescribed by physician
Doctor :   of your mother
Doctor :   ok
User :   age: 47
User :   female
User :   xxxxx
User :   loc: xxxxx, a place near xxxxx district, Karnataka, India
User :   Wt: 53 kgs
User :   Ht: 5.2
User :   Dependents: Yes
User :   Shall I go on with tha problems she face
User :   ?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   when was she first diagnosed?
Doctor :   with diabetes
User :   Approximately 6 yrs back
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   please go on
User :   She had a problem with her back bone. So she went for surgery by that time due some mislead of blood . She had a problem with the kidney
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   when was this?
Doctor :   how long ago?
User :   7 yrs back i think
Doctor :   ok
User :   She went for dialisys
Doctor :   ok
User :   Now she is ok
Doctor :   ok
User :   But she got blood sugar
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   does she have any other problem now?
User :   it use to fluctuate. SOme times more some times less. So doc said to go for insulin
Doctor :   ok
User :   Ya
User :   She use to tell she get itching all over the body
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when is this happening/
User :   and she rubs the leg portion very hardly that it made scars
Doctor :   ok
User :   form past 5 months. i took her to hospital on this.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any medication that she is using now?
User :   The doc said its due some medicine which made her to feel uncomfort
User :   Yes but i donno the names
Doctor :   the rash was said to be due to a medicine?
User :   No the itching is due to medicine. SO he changed it. n gave another tablet instead of that. this was 3 months back
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   and now how is the itching?
User :   For some days its ok she was telling. But same again. Its make wounds from knee till toes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is her skin dry?
User :   Yes
Doctor :   is there any discharge?
User :   She applies vaseline,
Doctor :   ok
User :   but while applying also she rubs the skill a lot n some part having wound becoming more
User :   *skin
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the wounds on her skin have to be healed
User :   Yes n also the itching
Doctor :   as wounds once formed in a diabetic can become very easily infected
User :   ya i know
Doctor :   first her sugars have to be controlled
Doctor :   i suggest for the skin that she apply the vaseline or moisturizer
User :   She takes insuline. But food controll is not upto mark
Doctor :   twice a day or even thrice
User :   ok
Doctor :   she should also regularly exercise
Doctor :   as it would help in controlling the sugar
User :   what exercise?
Doctor :   walking or treadmill for 1/2 hr daily
User :   ok
Doctor :   also she should have good diet control
Doctor :   she should avoid refined foods like maida products and sugar products
User :   Is there any other gel/ ointment she can apply to reduce the itching?
Doctor :   she should take more whole grains
Doctor :   what ointment was she using previously?
User :   jus a moment plz
Doctor :   ok
User :   keto I think so
User :   so removal of scars
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ketoconazole?
User :   keto.b
Doctor :   she can continue using that for a couple of weeks
User :   10g
User :   ok
Doctor :   also i suggest that she consult a dermatologist regularly
Doctor :   but the most important thing for her is sugar management
User :   ok
Doctor :   she should be properly advised on the diet
Doctor :   she nac consult a dietician and get a diet chart
Doctor :   or i also recommend a website called
Doctor :
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User :   yes
Doctor :   Please confirm your details
Doctor :   ok
User :   rite
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   Done Thanks
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   No not now. If there. I ll ping u. Thanks
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