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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hello fiancee's currently in the hospital and the doctors here are not very helpful
User :   she's being seen by both a urologist and a nephrologist
Doctor :   Ok
User :   she currently has water retention, hasn't had a bowel movement in a few days, swollen ankles and hands
User :   back pain in the kidney area
User :   lower right, specifically
User :   also, lower right abdomen pain
Doctor :   I need few more details of her to understand the problem better, Can I ask a few more questions?
User :   sure
Doctor :   May I know her age?
User :   23
Doctor :   Since when is she having these symptoms?
User :   the back pain has been going on for a few weeks...she has had a UTI at least once a month for as long as I've known her...the water retention has probably been going on a while, but we've noticed it due to the swelling and lack of urination
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Does she have any breathing issues?
User :   no
Doctor :   Is she know to have renal disease in the past?
User :   no...but there is a family history of kidney disease
Doctor :   Does she have any other medical illness such as diabetes/hypertension/heart disease?
Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   Are you there?
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