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After delivery experiencing foot pain and knee joint pain. Cure? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 22-Aug-2013
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User:hello doctor
User:i m 30 year old
User:doctor after delivery i m experiencing foot pain and knee joint pain
Doctor:Can you tell me more about that?
User:s ye
User:afbter delivery like about past 1year i have severe kne n
User:i had c section
User:after delivery i have severe foot pain n knee pain
User:i cant stand long for hrs
Doctor:Thanks for info
Doctor:Is it only in one leg?
User:my doctor suggested me to walking
User:no both
Doctor:Is there any swelling?
User:and asked me to consult orthopedic .. he gave me shell calcium os and vit c tablets
User:no swelling
User:he said its coz vit D deficiency..
Doctor:There are certain conditions like Rheumatoid arthritis etc that needs to be excluded
User:i m taking these tablets from 9 months
Doctor:You need to undergo investigations like x rays, rh factor etc
User:i dont have any previous history
Doctor:He might have thought that it would have been for Vitamin deficiency but as there is no improvemnet, I suggest to go for these
User:he has done blood test
Doctor:Not just blood tests there will certain more depending on physical exam
Doctor:Once the diagnosis gets confirmed, appropriate treatment can be given
User:actually i consulted two orthopedists.. both said same thing
Doctor:What did they say?
User:and even my gynecologist said same thing
User:its vitamin deficiency .. asked to take calcium and vitamin C pills
Doctor:So please go for a follow up with them as it is not getting improved even after 9 months of therapy for the same. We need to exclude other things also
User:they asked me to take 6 more months
User:but now its not regular .. like when ever i stand for long hrs ( 15 min to 30 mins) i experience pain whole day
Doctor:Meantime, get the Vitamin D levels checked so that correct monitoring can be done
User:ok.. where i can do this
Doctor:Any lab
Doctor:Or get it written by your treating dr
Doctor:Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User:no thank you doctor
Doctor:Thanks for consulting.Bye for now.
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