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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   what would cause sticky urine along with severe dizziness. I am 75 years old have parkinson.s disease and hypertenson. this has been goicg on for 8 weeks and I have seen 3 doctors with no relief. also have a feeling of head congestion ringing in my ears
Doctor :   Hi,
Doctor :   Do you feel the stickiness at the end of the urination ?
User :   no
Doctor :   when do you feel the stickiness in the urine ?
Doctor :   is it in the urine after letting it stand ?
User :   after I urinate.also the urine has a sticky feel
User :   no
Doctor :   This can happen when the urine is rich in protein
Doctor :   which can either be due to proteinuria ( protein loss into the urine )
Doctor :   or due to excess of prostatic secretions
Doctor :   May i know your gender please ?
User :   what would cause it also would it have anything to do with the dizziness.Iam female
Doctor :   Ok, then i would consider proteinuria being the cause here .No , i do not think there is any relation with it to the dizziness you have
Doctor :   i would ask you to get a urine routine analysis which can give good insights into the cause of the problem
User :   what could cause the extreme dizziness
Doctor :   Are on medication for your Parkinson's disease ?
User :   yes but i have been on it for 8 years
Doctor :   Was there any recent change in the dosage of any medication ?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok, are you an Hypertensive ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   May i know the medications you are on and since when ?
User :   cozaar since nov.2999. amlodipine was added in december
Doctor :   Ok, do you have swelling in the feet ?
User :   minimal @ times. it goes down overnight
Doctor :   i would ask you to get your BP checked and medications revised
Doctor :   as it is the commonest cause for dizziness in people of your age
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