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Water in the chest also had arteritis treatment for longtime - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you
User :   my grandma is in the hospital she had her leg amputated 7 years ago and has been in the wheel chair ever since
Doctor :  
User :   she has had arterists for 10 years and takes alot of pills and some to thin her blood
Doctor :  
whats the concern now
User :   they took an ekg today and yesturday and found water in it
User :   what can she do
Doctor :  
any chest discmfort
Doctor :  
User :   yes she had chest pain 1 week ago
User :   they found water next to her heart
User :   no she's not
User :   diabetix
User :   diabetic*
Doctor :   did they mention of pericardial effusion

User :   no
Doctor :  
User :   the doctor won't see her till tomorrow
Doctor :   is she in iccu
User :   yes
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
is it very serious
User :   yes
Doctor :  
medication will cure if it is a mild one

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