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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I am trying to determine a medical diagnosis but am having trouble determining it
Doctor :   tell me how can i help you
User :   Male, Age 17. 5'7" 140 lbs. Wants to lose weight rapidly for a wrestling match. He restricted hi diet to 500 calories a day and used diuretics. Exercises vigorously for 2 hours a day. Symptoms include arrhythmia, tachycardia, shortness of breath, confusion, headache, diarrhea, drowsiness, muscle weakness and mild paralysis of lowere extrmities. Family history of heart attack, grandfather at age 92. Normal red and white blood count, low total protein, slightly elavated creatinine kinases, low vitamins and minerals, shows depressed metabolism, coronary angiography and nuclear scan results normal, elevated kidney function, borderline renal failure, negative for recreational or medication drugs and high levels of the laxitive Miralax.
Doctor :   such rapid weight loss is very dangerours
Doctor :   you are having all the signs for malnutrition
Doctor :   increase your calorie intake
User :   Yes, I am concluding drug overdose or malnutrition, but need further diagnosis to that
Doctor :   before you have permanent damage
Doctor :   you are severely malnourished
User :   Could the malnutrition and these symptoms be causing anything serious?
Doctor :   yes thay can cause kidney failure
User :   Renal function is borderline failure
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