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Suggest treatment for lung infection while having diabetes and heart blockage

my mother is suffering from lung infaction from last six months. She has diabetes,thyroad,BP & ven blockege in heart. She has been admited 4 times due to lung infaction & every time she need ventilater to breath normal. Please advice proper treatment to make my mother s life easy. She is retaired teacher.
Sat, 30 Mar 2019
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Hello!

Welcome to Ask a Doctor service!

I understand your concern and would explain that considering the repeated lung infarction, it is important taking anticoagulation therapy (warfarin) in order to prevent future episodes of pulmonary embolism.

I would also recommend performing a Doppler ultrasound of the leg veins in order to investigate for possible varicous veins and treat them if present.

Hope to have been helpful!

Wishing good health,

Dr. Ilir Sharka, Cardiologist
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