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My dad is 98...

My dad is 98, fairly healthy(drools, has some difficulty with urinary control,) and is getting coughing spells when eating. He says he takes an antihistimine in the morning but but lunch, his main meal, the coughing strts.

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you been dealing with the cough? Are you having any other symptoms?

Several years, no other symptoms. But he has rported tunnel vision and the sparkling vision that comes with dehyration. I experience it myself if not careful.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

High blood pressure, taking benicar 40 mg, digoxin, hydralizine, triamterene,

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Doctor: DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician replied 7 months ago
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Doctor: DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician replied 7 months ago

What is your specific question about your dad.

Has he seen a neurologist?

What exam?
what testing?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
any treatment for the coughing?
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
under doctor care, who has not treated the cough specifically
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
am confirming the meds he is taking
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I think that is it for meds
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
what is the connection between the coughing and eating if any?
Doctor: DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician replied 7 months ago

He is drooling for one.

He clearly has a neurological problem as well

You did not answer my questions

Do you see them above or should I repeat them?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I thought I was on freee trial and am signing off
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