Dr. Ravi Pal (Unani) needs a second opinion on this medical case.
A 72-year-old man presented with a 3-day history of slurred speech, altered mental status, and unstable gait.
He was given NSAIDs and prescription for depression by his primary allopathy physician.
His family reported a 7 kg weight loss over the past 3 months, along with decreased energy, shortness of breath on exertion, and fatigue.
Physical examination was remarkable for generalized weakness, pallor, and tachycardia with a heart rate of 102 beats per minute. Other vital signs include blood pressure, 149/80 mmHg; temperature, 36.1 °C (97 °F); and respiratory rate, 16/ minute.
On Auscultation B/l air entry +, wheeze ++
His medical history was significant for hypertension and benign prostatic hyperplasia.
He had a previous history of smoking (34 pack-years).
Please suggest how to proceed in this case?