My father is 57 yrs. old. He has diabetes and due to diabetes, he has kidney problems (1.68). Last week he had severe vomiting. After he was admitted in a hospital, doctor said by testing (electrolytes) his blood salt is low (sodium, potassium, and chloride). The doctor gave saline and medicine but now his feet and parts of body has gotten swollen. He has also developed heart disease. What should we do now?

I am unable to make a specific diagnosis based on the information that you provide.  I am unable to provide medical treatment without performing a complete history and physical examination.  I suggest that you consult with the physicians who are caring for your father and follow their advice.

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