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Nose bleeding problem - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi XXXXX
User :   hi sir
User :   First of all let me thank u giving us a wonderful service thru online
Doctor :   thank you-
Doctor :   How can i help you, XXXXX?
User :   yeah.This is related to my father
Doctor :   ok..
User :   in recent days my father's nose is bleeding badly
Doctor :   How old is your father?
User :   53 years
Doctor :   How long has he been having this nose bleeding problem?
User :   prob 2 months
Doctor :   Does he have any other health problems? High BP or anything else?
User :   yeah.some months back he was admitted in hospital for high BP
User :   but now his BP is normal
User :   since my mom is nurse she used to check
User :   but my dad used to keep these things confidential.he wont let us know
Doctor :   Ok- see at his age the commonest cause for nose bleeding are high BP/ Picking the nose/ allergy causing dryness
User :   ok.bye the way,my father is used to get angry frequently
Doctor :   ok ..
Doctor :   Have you seen an ENT for this problem- as it has been there for 2 months?
Doctor :   r u there?
User :   yup
User :   sorry abt that
User :   r u there
Doctor :   ok.. pls go on
User :   as of now my dad has consulted vth a doctor.he has taken some test and he has given some tablets
Doctor :   ok- has it got better?
User :   wen v ask our dad he is tellin that is a normal prob
User :   yeah a bit
Doctor :   You have to be careful because nose is a n area of high blood supply- and the bleeding can be quite a lot
Doctor :   make sure he takes his BP medicines regularly and
Doctor :   diet control- to keep his BP normal- or as close to normal as possible
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   thats all sir
User :   thanks a lot
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now.
User :   and one more thin
User :   r ut here
Doctor :   yes
User :   sorry abt that
User :   i was talkin vth my dad regarding this prob
Doctor :   Ok
User :   he has checkd his BP,blood check
User :   everythin was normal
User :   doctor has askd him to rinse his nose with water regularly
Doctor :   ok..
User :   but doesnt happens freq
User :   just for ur info
User :   any suggestions?
User :   so u mean to say that this happens just bcos of BP
Doctor :   It happens because of dryness/ picking the nose- High BP cause heavy bleeding- more difficult to control
Doctor :   that is why it is important to keep BP under control
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   thats it thanks a lot
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now.
User :   bye
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