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History of pneumonia. Done blood test. Confused, leaking nostrils. Worried

hi, i am worried about my father. i suspect he had a bout of pneumonia back in october, over the last week he has become increasingly confused. he has had blood tests which showed his glucose levels were approx 6.3 and has to have the test repeated again in february. he s also notice that every morning 1 of his nostrils leak. i am very worried about him. could you suggest what the possible cause may be.please
Asked On : Sat, 12 Jan 2013
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You have not mentioned any thing about glucose level.Please tell whether this level of 6.3 is HBA1c value or is this value in MILIMOLES and if it is in MILIMOLES,then whether it is fasting or postprandial.
This value of 6.3 MILIMOLES,if in fasting state,denotes a impaired fasting glucose.
Well let us come to the main point.
A leaking nostril and confused state of mind points towards high blood pressure and may be some intracranial pathology.
You must consult a doctor immediately and get him investigated thoroughly and find the cause.
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