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Side effects of BP medications - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr XXXX here
Doctor :   How may i help you?
User :   Hello
User :   My mom was suffering from hypertension two months ago
Doctor :   Ok is he regular meds
Doctor :   *She
User :   And she was adviced to continue with the prescribed medicine
Doctor :   ok
User :   She is fine now but still doc asked her to continue it
Doctor :   What are her present complanits
User :   Now the problem is she gets knee ache badly and it has swollen a bit in last two weeks
Doctor :   Is it bilateral
User :   she never suffered from such swollen legs though she had pain b4
User :   is this because of the medicine
Doctor :   Can you name th emeds
User :   am extremely sorry doc i don't know the medicine name as she don't stay with me. she in in my native
User :   but a concern was there so thought to consult u
Doctor :   See there are few meds whicha re pronbe for swelling but can confirm after knowing what medicines
Doctor :   I will be not be able to help with out names
User :   ok thanks... one more thing. After having the medicine she gets too much sleep and because of that too her face has swollen up
User :   what to do
Doctor :   Her age?
User :   48
Doctor :   It could also be due toi arthritis
Doctor :   That has the same signs too
User :   but she never had any problem since the symtoms occured
Doctor :   In that case will require an examination for the same
User :   can i come back to you this tomorrow with the name of the medicine
Doctor :   As per my knowledge swelling is common after hypertensives
Doctor :   But no pain will be associated
Doctor :   Ya sure
User :   but how do i get u online
Doctor :   I will online tmrw from 10 pm to 1 am
Doctor :   I will take overe your chat
User :   great.. thanks a lot
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   bye
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