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Diabetic, high cholestoral, nerve problem - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hello
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   my brother in law is having diabites, high calestoral and nerve problem
Doctor :   Ok
User :   parkinson problem
Doctor :   Can you explain what you meant by nerve problem?
User :   all the time his hand shivers
Doctor :   Ok
User :   tremors means???
Doctor :   Tremors is one of the features of parkinson's disease.
User :   ok
User :   so is there any treatment for the same??
Doctor :   Tremors is medical term used for hand shivering (fine movements).
Doctor :   Proceed with your query.
Doctor :   Let me explain to you.
Doctor :   Parkinson's disease is a chronic medical condition which is known to progress gradually.
Doctor :   A proper cure to this problem is still not found yet. However research is on to find a cure for it.
User :   ok
Doctor :   One such trial to find a cure is on through stem cell transplantation.
User :   where is this transplantation is done and whats the cost for it?
Doctor :   The results of stem cell transplantation is still not known as per now.
Doctor :   The current treatment that is available is medical drugs such as syndopa, amantrel and others.
Doctor :   These medications act in treating the symptoms.
Doctor :   They need to be taken as regularly as advised by your doctors.
Doctor :   Stem cell transplantation is done in most of the reputed hospitals.
Doctor :   An example of one such institute is Apollo Hospital, Noida.
Doctor :   I am not very sure if it is available at Fortis hospital, Delhi.
User :   can you recommend a good dctor in guwahati as he belongs to guwahati
User :   what will be the cost approx.?/
Doctor :   You may get this treatment done for your brother at one such institute.
Doctor :   The cost of the procedure is around 10 to 25 thousands Indian rupees.
Doctor :   * depending on the institute.
User :   thank you doctor...
Doctor :   Pleasure is mine.
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   Doctor had advised him amantrel, premipex, pacitan
User :   can you advise on the medicine part as well..
Doctor :   Medical drugs used in treating parkinson's disease is broadly of 2 types depending on the mode of action.
Doctor :   amantrel, premipex, pacitane is one category of drug.
Doctor :   The choice of the drug depend on the predominant symptoms which your brother has.
User :   ok
Doctor :   These drugs are given for tremor predominant parkinson's disease.
User :   ok
Doctor :   A neurologist who is examining him will be the best person to diagnose the type of predominant symptoms one has and accordingly advice on the right choice of medication.
Doctor :   Symptoms can be kept well under control when these drugs are taken regularly and at the specified time interval.
User :   thank you
User :   my queries been answered
Doctor :   Since the condition can gradually progress to worsen, regular follow ups with neurologist is needed.
User :   thank you soo much..
Doctor :   Physiotherapy probably can add to the treatment.
Doctor :   Hope it is clear to you.
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
Doctor :   Pleasure is mine.
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye for now
Doctor :   Good night.
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