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I have been feeling unwell for some days I now have a constant

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I have been feeling unwell for some days I now have a constant headache andain all over my body I feel hot to the touch but my hands and feet are freezing cold and my vision is going blurry at rimes I have hypertension type diabetes and urine retention
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 3 years ago.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Hi there. Thank you for your question. I will be helping you out with your queries

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Since how long has this been going on?

Dr. Shahzad MD :

What is your blood glucose level like?

Dr. Shahzad MD :

What is your blood pressure level like?

Customer:

Bm is sitting at16.1 at the moment last reason was hi

Customer:

Higher than normal level

Dr. Shahzad MD :

What are you on for your diabetes?

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Since how long are you having diabetes?

Customer:

For the past 8 years on metformin 500g 6 daily

Dr. Shahzad MD :

and since how long are these glucose levels uncontrolled?

Customer:

They have been like this for several months now

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Since how long is your vision blurry and are you still having these symptoms?

Customer:

Has been blurry since yesterday

Dr. Shahzad MD :

I think that you should be seen in the emergency.
I just want to be sure everything is okay.
Blurry vision can simply be due to high blood glucose but other causes must also be looked into.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

These causes include a possible mini stroke.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

I would also like that you should have an ECG to be sure that its normal.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Are you with me?

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Let me know if you have more questions.

Customer:

Thank u I had to go offline there to be sick I am also feeling extremely dizzy and the headache is extremely worsening I also had blood in my vomit so not good

Dr. Shahzad MD :

You should go to the emergency now

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Please do not wait.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Any more questions?

Customer:

OK I will do think it is urgent and cannot wait what do think can be Wrong should call ambulance

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Yes you should call the ambulance

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Blood in vomitus means that you could be having a stomach ulcer

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Which may be bleeding.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Plus your blood glucose are not controlled

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Your hands are cold which could mean that you are bleeding inside.

Customer:

So it is urgent

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Yes its definitely urgent

Customer:

What does bleeding inside mean

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Bleeding in the gut due to ulcer

Dr. Shahzad MD :

because you mentioned blood in vomitus.

Customer:

WhAt can be done for this is it serious don't like hospital only will go if u feel urgency or wait and see gp tomorrow

Dr. Shahzad MD :

If its an ulcer and if you are bleeding and your blood pressure is dropping you will require iv fluids initially and may require a blood transfusion.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

For the ulcer itself, if its an ulcer i.e., they will give an infusion of omeprazole or any other proton pump inhibitor to stop the secretion of acid from the stomach to help the ulcer to heal.

Customer:

So I new to o tonight and not wait there will be no opraion of so. Won't go

Dr. Shahzad MD :

you will also most likely require an urgent endoscopy

Customer:

So I need to go tonight and not wait will there be an operation if so o won't go

Customer:

OK will call ambulance now thank you

Dr. Shahzad MD :

No operation usually

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Only an endoscopy at the most

Dr. Shahzad MD :

You should call ambulance now

Dr. Shahzad MD :

You are most welcome
Take care
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Customer:

OK will do do feel this is life threatening without treatment

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Yes possibly life threatening

Customer:

So I must attend ed I'm just fearful I guess

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Yes you should attend the ED

Dr. Shahzad MD :

I understand that you are fearful but you should do it.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Better safe than sorry.

Customer:

OK if I was your patient would you send me to emergency urgently because I really don't want to go unless absolutely necessary

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Yes I would send you right away for sure.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

this particular situation is absolutely necessary for you to go to the ED

Customer:

OK thanks guess I better go then

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Yup.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

wish you all the best

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Please do follow up with me on this

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Take car

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Take care**

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Good bye :)

Customer:

Thank you I will have called just vomited an extreme amount of bloody matter once again

Customer:

They ate sending a blue light as a matter of urgency

Dr. Shahzad MD :

You should go right away, call the ambulance

Customer:

It is on way glad I listen feel really I'll new think I'm about to pass out

Customer:

Been sick again really weakening now

Dr. Shahzad MD :

You will be fine now since you called the ambulance

Dr. Shahzad MD :

You will be in safe hands

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Just do not panic

Customer:

Just feel so I'll blood everywhr

Dr. Shahzad MD :

I understand

Dr. Shahzad MD :

any more questions?

Customer:

Its OK thank u

Dr. Shahzad MD :

You are most welcome
Take care
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