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Liver function tests and ear wax problems. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi doc
Doctor :   hi
User :   i have recently done a LFT
User :   the results are: Doctor :   ok
User :   Sr. Bilirubin - 1.4 mg%
User :   Sr. Bilirubin - 0.3 mg%
User :   Sr. Proteins (total) - 7.6
User :   the first bilirubin was total
User :   the second one was direct
User :   Sr Albumin - 4.5 G/dl
Doctor :   To get a more complete picture I need this information
Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: ; Marital Status:
User :   age-29, occupation IT sales, marital status single
User :   I find discrepancies In Sr. Bilirubin(total) - 1.4 mg%
Doctor :   pls dont move to another page when the chat is on- youll get dc
Doctor :   it is alittle on the higher side
User :   ok
User :   and in SGPT - 39
Doctor :   why did you get the test done?
Doctor :   are you facing any problems?
Doctor :   were your liver enzyme tests also done?
User :   I am moving to this weekend
User :   just wanted to do a few tests before i leave
User :   I normally drink on a regular basis
Doctor :   SGOT?
User :   22
Doctor :   ok
User :   i did not do a liver enzyme test
Doctor :   are you facing any problems like loss of appetite?
User :   nothing like that
Doctor :   those are the enzymes- SGOT and SGPT
User :   ok - my ignorance :-P
Doctor :   thats alright :)
User :   so wat abt SGPT and Sr. Bilirubin??
Doctor :   if you have just got it done a as routine - its alright
Doctor :   there are differnet normal levels depending on what
User :   but as i told i drink regularly
Doctor :   what method the lab used
User :   hope there's no major problem
Doctor :   have you had liver problems before?
User :   they took some blood from my veins
User :   none that i remeber
Doctor :   ok
User :   so u suggest everything is ok
Doctor :   How much do you drink per day?
User :   abt 3-4 pegs or 2-3 beers
Doctor :   okkkk..
Doctor :   that is too much
User :   i understand :(
Doctor :   have you tried cutting down?
User :   will et reduced once
Doctor :   how long have you been drinking so much?
User :   4-5 yrs now
Doctor :   to give you a very honest opinion
Doctor :   you are lucky that you dodnt have much of a problem
Doctor :   now
User :   thank GOD
User :   in that case I will surely reduce
Doctor :   But you should very very seriously make an effort to cut down your drinking
Doctor :   if not stop it totally
User :   just that , i am in a party mood since the last month
Doctor :   do you take any medication now for any reason?
Doctor :   do you have any other health problems?
User :   no
Doctor :   thats good
User :   no
Doctor :   Just try to limit your drinking
User :   just that i would like to vist a ENT specialist
User :   i have a sort of a buzzing sound in my left ear
Doctor :   and avoid drinking totally if you take any medication- as it puts an additional strain on your liver
Doctor :   how long have you had the buzzing sound?
User :   its occasional but frm the last 2-3 months
Doctor :   any ear ache/ gidiness?
Doctor :   any hearing difficulty?
User :   nothing
User :   but the ear bud doesn't go in smoothly in the leaft ear
Doctor :   You should not be using ear buds-
Doctor :   you don need to clean your ears- as the wax
Doctor :   falls out by itself naturally
User :   but there is a lot kachra
Doctor :   the ear buds push the wax back in
User :   k
Doctor :   no ear pain at all?
User :   none
User :   just the buzzing sound
User :   and that too at times
Doctor :   it scalled tinnitus
Doctor :   and comes some times
Doctor :   if you are exposed to loud sounds
Doctor :   like in parties with loud music
Doctor :   if you stood next to the loud
Doctor :   speaker
User :   i normally do not go to such parties
User :   but it feels strange to find that the ear bud not going in that easily
Doctor :   ok- any loud noise exposure can cause it- i just used an example
Doctor :   ou migh have impacted wax
Doctor :   dont try pushing it further as you can hurt your ear drum
User :   it pains when i try to push the bud in
Doctor :   Use soliwax ear drops for 2 days- 2-3 times per day
Doctor :   NO EAR BUDS
User :   ok
Doctor :   and after 2 days you can see an ENT who can remove the wax for you
User :   i do not have 2 days time
User :   :(
Doctor :   ok...
User :   I am flyinf saturday evening
Doctor :   Then you should see an ENT tomorrow
Doctor :   and try to get the wax removed
Doctor :   start using th soliwax today night
User :   ok
Doctor :   and see him tommorow
User :   sure
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   any doctor close to road
Doctor :   jsut give me a moment
User :   ok
Doctor :   you can go to- DR XXXXXXXX the ENT dept
User :   is he very good??
User :   :)
Doctor :   one of the best and well known ENT surgeons
Doctor :   phone number- of the hospital is 0000
User :   do i have to take an appointment??
Doctor :   if you want to call and check timings
User :   OK
Doctor :   no need for an appointment
User :   Ok
Doctor :   IIs there anything else I can help you with?
User :   that shud be enough for this time
Doctor :   ok; bye for now.
User :   thanks a lot
User :   it was really of great help
User :   have a great evening
User :   bye
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