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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hello
Doctor :   i am Dr XXXX here
User :   Hello Doctor, Why am I feeling dizziness?
Doctor :   Tell me your query please ?
Doctor :   Since when ?
User :   since 9-10 months
Doctor :   Do you lose contol ?
User :   No
Doctor :   may i know your age please ?
User :   30 years
Doctor :   do you consume alcohol or smoke ?
Doctor :   Let me tell you the common cause of dizziness
Doctor :   1)Low blood pressure
User :   Before 1 year I used to smoke and I was taking some times alcohols also but now left completely
Doctor :   2) Diabetes
Doctor :   3) Dehydration
User :   I am having low blood pressure 90/60 units. My blood sugar is normal
Doctor :   ok then your cause is the the low blood pressure
Doctor :   Have you shown it to any doctor ?
User :   Dehydration, as I believe, if it will be the reason, my dizziness will go with one glass of water, Is it right?
Doctor :   as you see When the blood pressure is too low, not enough oxygen-rich blood is being delivered to the brain, and its function can be affected.
Doctor :   there can be multiple reasons
Doctor :   Let me tell you that you need the following tests to be done
Doctor :   1)Vital signs
User :   But what is the remedy to it, I took lot of vitamins, lot of diets specialized for low bp, salts, did yogas, but nothing works. I still feel dizziness, and my bp not increasing
Doctor :   2) complete blood count
Doctor :   3) evaluation of electrolytes
User :   ok
Doctor :   4) kidney function tests
User :   and
Doctor :   5)thyroid tests
Doctor :   thats all
User :   ok
User :   my thyroid is ok
Doctor :   and with these we will come to know the exact cause and you can be treated accordingly
User :   all t3, t4 and tsh are normal
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   thats good
Doctor :   please do get the other tests
User :   what is vital signs
Doctor :   including a ECG
User :   my ecg and echo all are normal
Doctor :   your blood pressure pulse respiratory rate fors your vital signs
User :   my pulse is also low
User :   65-70
Doctor :   yes you need to get the physical examination done
Doctor :   also do the following
Doctor :   1) Get plenty to drink, have regular meals, and get plenty of rest.
Doctor :   2) Standing up more slowly may help dizziness associated with position changes.
Doctor :   once all the tests are results are out we will be able to understand your position better
User :   my other symptoms are I am having severe fatigue, low body temperature 95 degree fahrenheit and itching in my left ear
User :   I feel dizziness when I change my positions
Doctor :   Complete cell count will let us know if you have any underline infection
User :   What is complete blood count, Is it count of rbc and wbc?
Doctor :   and other cells
Doctor :   including WBC and RBC
User :   Is there any test for electrolytes?
Doctor :   i can help you once i have to reports of these tests
Doctor :   thru blood they will find out
User :   and how will be the test of my kidney?
Doctor :   and if these test are normal then the next spet is to get a CT and MRI done
Doctor :   kidney function will be tested from urine
Doctor :   we first want to find out the EXACT cause
User :   OK doctor I am taking these tests and again reporting you
Doctor :   the wen can treat it
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   i will be glad to help you again
User :   thanx
Doctor :   your welcome
Doctor :   take care
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