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Having white spots on face due to high levels of cholesterol, Filariasis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hii
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
User :   i have cholestrol plem what we discuss y'day
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the person-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No
User :   i hav given u all the information regarding that
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   cholesterol regarding query
User :   but due to technical plem the line disconnected
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok thats fine
Doctor :   so what would u like to know about cholesterol
User :   nothing
User :   now what thing i should do now
Doctor :   ok
User :   as i told u that my cholestrol level is oo high at the age of 27 so i hve spot in my above side of my eves
Doctor :   u need avoid taking fatty food
Doctor :   or food rich in fats
Doctor :   exercise regularly
Doctor :   atleast an hour a day
Doctor :   any type of exercise will do
Doctor :   like jogging or swimming or working in gym or yoga
User :   okey
Doctor :   are you able to follow
User :   yes
User :   but what about medicine
Doctor :   what medicine are taking as of now
Doctor :   The medicine that is required for your condition is prescription based. These medicine may have many adverse effects and can be prescribed by a doctor only after physical examination. We cannot prescribe it online for your safety and other drug interactions. Hence we recommend that you meet a doctor in your area and he will prescribe it for you.
User :   ez 20
Doctor :   please do continue with the same
User :   okey
Doctor :   along with medicine diet restriction and exercise is most imp
Doctor :   important
User :   what about spot in my eye due to cholestrol plem
Doctor :   i didnt get you
User :   i mean i got some white spot above my eye due to this cholestrol plem
User :   and that is clearlly visible
Doctor :   since how long
Doctor :   isit above the eye or inside ur eyes?
User :   above the eye
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   The first is generally not serious, and it is the most common form of cholesterol spots, called the xanthoma
Doctor :   Xanthoma are small, soft, yellow raised bumps on the eyelids that are visible to the physician without needing special equipment. It is useful to check blood cholesterol levels because 50% of people with this condition do have elevated cholesterol levels. Otherwise, this is mostly a cosmetic problem and does not interfere with vision.
Doctor :   The second form of cholesterol spots is the cholesterol embolus, which is seen in the back of the eye (retina) and can only be detected by a physician using special equipment such as an ophthalmoscope or slit lamp. This is the equivalent of a stroke in the eye and is generally treated in the same way as a stroke - using aspirin and cholesterol-lowering medications. Vision can be affected, and this is a serious condition which requires appropriate medical attention.
Doctor :   are you able to follow
User :   yes
User :   so i m havin g first plem
Doctor :   did u consult for this white spot
Doctor :   anytime
User :   yes
User :   they told me that this is becoz of ur high cholestrol level
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   once ur cholesterol levels comes to normal
Doctor :   levels
Doctor :   it will get resolved
Doctor :   u need not worry as of now
Doctor :   try to follow these instructions i told
Doctor :   make sure u exercise regularly
User :   the most imp thing which lower my cholestrol
Doctor :   along with the medicine prescribed by the doctor
Doctor :   diet control and exercise
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   yes
User :   i m here
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   one more thing u hve't send yet diet chart for cholestrol
Doctor :   we will sending you the diet chart within 24 working hours
Doctor :   u will receiving it shortly
User :   ok
User :   my wife is having a plem of fileria
Doctor :   filaria isit
User :   yes
User :   what short of precaution she should take
User :   r u there???
Doctor :   yes
User :   tell me
Doctor :   is she taking any medicine as of now
User :   abhe to nahe
User :   no
Doctor :   sleep under a mosquito
Doctor :   net
Doctor :   use mosquito repellant on your exposed skin between dusk and dawn
User :   but what short of food she should take
Doctor :   take a yearly dose of medicine that kills the worms circulating in the blood. The medicine will kill all of the microscopic worms in the blood and only a fraction of the adult worms.
Doctor :   there is nothg as such
User :   means she should avoid all kind of cold thing
Doctor :   there is no diet restriction as such
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   regarding diet she can take normal food
Doctor :   there is no such restriction as such
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