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I have edema on body. Tell me how to prevent microalbumin ?

my age 47 male i have edema on body when investigation found is blood sugar normal serum creatinine 1.3. serum uric acid 7.3. urine micro albumin 691mg/1.total cholesterlo 306. hdl 41 cho hdl cho 7.5. ldl 223 vldl cho42.triglycerides 211.albumin 3+.. 24 hrs urine protein 2598mg/day. thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)7.80iu/ml .before up to 15 days back my bp not checked my bp is 160/100.and i am also good drinker of alcahol somking and inbalanse daite pls give answer who to prevent microalbumin
Tue, 28 Jun 2011
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General Surgeon 's  Response
Please consult a nephrologist at the earliest, stop smoking,drinking alcohol. You need to do a routine urine examination and also get an ultrasound of the abdomen done
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Dear friend, You seem to be having Hypothyroidism.High TSH , High Cholesterol and high BP are indicating towards that . However 3+albumin and other findings point to renal involvement also . I suggest consult Endocrinologist for appropriate advice.

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hi sayed,
reduce alcohol, smoking first.microalbumin present in kidney damage. the couse may be high blood pressure. so control your bloodpressure. In primary stage this disease can be easily controlable. Consult your docter for this . Do primary measures for bp control is do pranayam, yoga. Your cholesterol level is also high so reduce oily foods, nonveg. Consult nephrologist and do accordingly. After that you can take support of ayurveda, which will work definatly.contact me on- dr.shilpa.benade@gmail.com
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