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How to get general health check up done? Any particular tests? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-May-2013
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Doctor:This is Dr XXXXXXX
Doctor:How are you doing?
Doctor:Are you there?
User:Hello Dr XXXXXXX
User:I am doing Good, How about you.
Doctor:I am good
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:I have a query about the general health check up, and how to we get it done.
User:I am a married guy with a boy.
User:My wife is 25 year old and Iam 31 year.
User:I need the health tips and is there anything like we have take the full body check-up every year once?
Doctor:No, a complete body check is not required
Doctor:There are some basic tests which are required
User:and if yes, hwo can and I need the guideience, where is the best place for it.
User:I am statying in xxxxxxx
Doctor:For you and your wife, I want your blood pressure and BMI to be checked
Doctor:Other tests are fasting and post prandial blood sugar; Total cholesterol and triglycerides;
Doctor:For your wife, a complete blood count would also be required
User:I have the BMI details.
Doctor:You can get this done at any reputed lab
Doctor:What is your BMI?
User:BMI 22, BP Diastolic 70 and Systolic 109
Doctor:All these are normal
Doctor:Do you have these details for your wife as well?
User:My wife BMI 22.9, BP Di 90 and Systolic 119 and Pulse 90astolic
Doctor:Are you sure about your wife's diastolic blood pressure?
User:Yes, because we have checked this last one week back.
Doctor:It is on the higher side and I would suggest that she gets it checked again
Doctor:The BMI and systolic blood pressure are on the higher side
User:I will get this done form reputed lab as you suggested
Doctor:There is an error
Doctor:Her BMI and systolic BP is normal and diastolic BP is on the higher side
Doctor:Thats why I want her to get her BP checked again
User:Can you please explain what is Diastolic and SYstolic??
User:And Pulse as per my knowledge, it is heart beats per minute, am I correct?
Doctor:that is correct
Doctor:Systolic BP is the pressure generated in the vessel when the heart pumps blood into them
User:What is the minimum and maximum of the pulse rates.
Doctor:60-100 beats per minute
User:what is Diastolic?
Doctor:diastolic blood pressure is the pressure in the vessels when the heart is relaxing
Doctor:It is determined by how stiff the vessel is
Doctor:At this age, your wife's diastolic BP should not be high
Doctor:Thats why I want her to get it checked again
User:Okay, thx for your suggestion.
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Doctor:it automatically gets saved
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Doctor:Can you see a link on top about See Chat History
Doctor:in this window only
User:No, I cant
Doctor:Can you see it under My Account
Doctor:There should be a link there
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Doctor:I'll call you or mail you
User:Oh, Sound's Good.
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help you with?
User:Can I know whta is the normal pulse and the BMI details for 2year child.
Doctor:Pulse is 90-140 beats per minute
Doctor:BMI is only used for adolescents and older people
User:Thx for your information.
User:You can close the session now.
User:Have a nice dya bye.
Doctor:Average weight will be around 10-12 kg
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me
Doctor:Have a good day ahead
User:Okay, My son weight is 10.5KG
Doctor:That sounds fine
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