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Swelling above the ankle - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
Doctor :   r u there
User :   hi
Doctor :   go ahead with ur medical query
User :   may i know your name
Doctor :   Dr
User :   fine
User :   i am very new to this facility and am not sure how much genuine is this
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   go ahead with ur medical query
User :   this started some 6 months back
Doctor :   We have a long queue of patients waiting to get medical advise. Please restrict your conversation to Medical queries only
User :   i am getting a swelling on my right leg little above the angle
Doctor :   ok
User :   it coming regularly at the same spot
Doctor :   do u mean ankle isit
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User :   just ablve ankle
Doctor :   k
User :   above ankle
User :   i consulted 2-3 doctors
User :   they even made me do kidney,liver and the infected area
Doctor :   ok
User :   but nothing suspicious they could find out
Doctor :   did u sustain any trauma
Doctor :   or sprain of the ankle
User :   sometimes it will increase and i cant even walk
User :   the temp near the infected area is raising sometimes
Doctor :   how old are u
Doctor :   ok
User :   25
User :   but they could find my liver is little fatty
Doctor :   what was the report when u have LFT,RFT test
Doctor :   ok
User :   yes i did lft
Doctor :   could u type in the report
User :   little bit of cholestrol also there
Doctor :   ok
User :   that is not with me now
Doctor :   when do u have the swelling
User :   if you can give me ur email id i can mail you that
Doctor :   ]what time of the day
User :   morning
User :   sometimes it will remain for 2-3 days
Doctor :   how does the swelling resolve
User :   it will resolve automatically in 2-3 days
Doctor :   any medicines are u taking so far
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often?
Doctor :   As this is an online consultation, I have to ask you a few questions because I cannot examine you. It will take some time so please be patient.
User :   alchohol i used to take very occasionally
User :   but after this i have never used
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems? Diabetes, Hypertension, Asthma, Allergies?Any Operations If so why?
User :   no
User :   earlier dr used to say my bp is bit high
User :   now it is under control
Doctor :   so u have tiredness when walking or climbing stiars?
User :   i used to take a controlled diet these days
User :   no
Doctor :   what are u taking for the BP
User :   one week i had few medicines
User :   after that it s normal
Doctor :   ok
User :   it was the time when i had this swelling
Doctor :   it can due to ur blood pressure
Doctor :   i will u tips to reduce the swelling
Doctor :   have less of salt
User :   ok
User :   dr but i have a doubt
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   keep the leg elevated when u sleep
Doctor :   it will reduce the swelling
User :   whenever i takes a heavier dinner with nonveg stuffs and all i used to get this in the very next day or even if i take a bottle of beer this is enough to get this very next day
Doctor :   ok
User :   so am very much afraid to have food with nonveg these days
Doctor :   u need to have strict diet control
User :   and y does that liver shows fatty
Doctor :   and also have regular follow for ur BP control
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it may be to alcohol
User :   wil it be back to normal
User :   but this last 6 months i never had any kind of alchohol
User :   still attimes this swelling is coming
Doctor :   ok
User :   see dr i never used to drink that much and all
Doctor :   get a xray done of the ankle and get back to us
Doctor :   or write to us
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok
User :   i have those scan reports and test reports which i can send you for further clarification
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
Mobile : 91-0000
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   u can mail us
Doctor :   at YYYY@YYYY
User :   ok
Doctor :   with all the report and medicines ur taking
User :   1 more thing
User :   i was consulting in nephrology dept in hospitals
User :   which dept should i consult again
Doctor :   i suggest u to see physician
User :   ok
User :   thank you very much for your valuable sugestions
Doctor :   ur wlecome
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about
User :   no
User :   thanks doctor i will get back to you with further details
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   have a nice day
User :   same to you
Doctor :   thankx for visiting healthcaremagic
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