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Has low BP and diabetes. Complaining of pain in left hand. Anything serious? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 18-Jul-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:i would like to know something for my mother in law
User:she is 53yrs old
User:she have low BP and sugar as well
User:yesterday she felt like fainting and she is complaining about left hand pain
User:is that be any symptom of risk?
Doctor:The symptoms is not very concerning as compared to other symptoms.
Doctor:However considering she has sugar and low blood pressure, I would definitely recommend you to view this symptoms with caution.
Doctor:Plan a visit to a cardiologist.
Doctor:He/she can examine your mother in law and perform a few test including ECG, Echo and lipid profile and inform you about the exact risks.
User:ok Dr. will do that.
Doctor:Do you have any questions?
User:s.. Will she have to avoid any food items ?
User:she takes less sugar. except this currently she is not following any major diet plan
Doctor:Since she has diabetes, a diabetic diet is recommended as always.
Doctor:No specific changes if her blood sugar is in control.
Doctor:*no specific diet changes if sugars are in control.
Doctor:Based on the results of other tests, other restriction (if any) can be advised.
Doctor:Hope it is clear.
Doctor:Do you have any other doubts?
User:yea it is clear
User:Thanks for your time n suggestion
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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