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Elevated creatinine levels post treatment for LV EF - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   hi doctor1
User :   i'm a 29 yrs old male
Doctor :   ok
User :   last december i was admitted in the hospital diagnosed with low lv ef
User :   with lv ef at 20%
Doctor :   ok
User :   now it has improved a lot significantly
Doctor :   ok
User :   it is now 65% as on april 2008
Doctor :   ok
User :   the thing is now my creatinine levels has gone up
Doctor :   ok
User :   how can i control it
Doctor :   what do u mean by LV
Doctor :   could u specify
User :   Left ventricular
Doctor :   how much is the creatinine levels now
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   r u diabetic
User :   its 2 mg/dl
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
User :   am not diabetic
Doctor :   r u hypertensive
User :   yes
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   age: 29
Doctor :   ok
User :   gender: male
User :   occupation:xxxxx
Doctor :   ok
User :   Location: xxxxx
User :   Marital Status: unmarried
Doctor :   r u taking any medicines?
User :   Dependants: xxxxx
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   i'm taking some prescribed drugs
Doctor :   what was the reason for ur heart failure?
Doctor :   high blood pressure
Doctor :   isit
User :   it was basically due to enlargement of heart
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   enlargement of heart must be due to high blood
User :   due to hectic life style and obesity
Doctor :   how long u had high BP
Doctor :   ok
User :   it is for 3 years now
Doctor :   since ur creatinine levels are over 2
Doctor :   it is essential to consult nephrologist
User :   am taking medicines for hypertension for an year or so
Doctor :   as u might be going in for kidney failure
Doctor :   its essential for u to consult them
Doctor :   earlier
Doctor :   to prevent any further damage and to take appropriate steps to prevent further damage
Doctor :   ok
User :   what diet i must take
Doctor :   r u able to follow
Doctor :   u need to consume less of protiens
User :   yes
User :   ok
User :   animal proteins and veg proteins both, is it??
Doctor :   yes avoid taking meat
Doctor :   and meat products
User :   ok
User :   what about soya protein??
Doctor :   watch out
Doctor :   the amount of salt u take
Doctor :   it is same
User :   yes, normally for high bp i consume very less salt
Doctor :   good
User :   thank you doctor, may i know your name plz??
Doctor :   also water u consume is to restricted
Doctor :   Dr.xxxxx
Doctor :   for specialised diet advise
User :   yes i do that
Doctor :   u can use this link
Doctor :   I would recommend you to take the advice of a nutritionist who can help you with the menu you require based on your diet patterns. For all weight problems, please visit and register at www.xxxxx.xxxxx, you can also call them alternatively at 0000
Doctor :   Have you filled up the feedback form I sent?
User :   yes
Doctor :   i suggest u to follow up with nephrologist
User :   ok
Doctor :   for further evaluation and treatment
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   did i clear all ur doubts
Doctor :   anything else u want to know
User :   yes dr. thanks a lot for your advice
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
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