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Bed ridden post hernia operation and physiotheraphy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Practicing since : 2004
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User :   hello doctor
User :   Hello
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Doctor this is regarding my mother
User :   she is 56 years old
Doctor :   ok
User :   around 5 years back she underwent an operation..
User :   it was sme amperical hyrenya r smthng
User :   we were not advised by the doctor tat she shuld not life heavy weights nor did we get any instructions to do physiotherapy after the operation..
Doctor :   ok
User :   so my mother used to carry out the regualr works .. and after sme 6 months slowly it stopped her walking..
Doctor :   ok
User :   nd from tat time till now she has become completely bed ridden
User :   she cannot even sit now
User :   she is jus lying in the bed
Doctor :   ok
User :   and before some 6 months , i gt a physiotherpaist to help her..
Doctor :   ok
User :   b4 the physiotherapist came , she used to atleast sit for sme 2 - 3 hrs continuously
User :   nd she was around normal weight at tat time..
User :   but once the physiotherapist came
User :   they gave her electric shock
User :   nd after few days, the skin is no where seen
User :   nd we stopped the physiotherapist
Doctor :   ok
User :   nd frm tat time she s completely bed ridden
User :   and she s like bones covered with a single layer of skin..
User :   tats it
User :   u can c all the nerves thruugh out her body
User :   jus 1 layer of skin has covered her
User :   now she must harly weigh sme 20 - 25 Kgs
User :   can u please advice me on what should be done
User :   i want her to be well
User :   pls advice doctor
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i shall
Doctor :   she underwent an operation
User :   yes doctor
Doctor :   where was the operation done ?
User :   it was in 2004
User :   its in
User :   a pvt hospital
User :   called Hospital
Doctor :   site of the operation
User :   nd they have not given her a detailed summary report
Doctor :   for what
User :   i meant while discharging they did not gv us the proper summary report
User :   wats d site of opertaion you are referring to ?
Doctor :   what symptoms did she has for that she underwent operation ?
User :   she underwent a hernia operation doctor
User :   i guess i spelled it correctly
Doctor :   where was the hernia?
User :   near the stomach
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   following the hernia operation it became difficult to walk for her
Doctor :   why was it difficult to walk ?
User :   yes doctor..
User :   for 6 months she was walking well..
Doctor :   what symptoms did she has that prevented her from walking ?
User :   after tat gradually it stopped
User :   no other symptoms doctor
User :   nd she has cataract in her eyes..
Doctor :   why did she stop walking ? what prevented her from walking ?
User :   she was not able to doctor..
User :   probably because of the pain
Doctor :   where was the pain ?
User :   guess from the hips
Doctor :   is it hips or back that radiated to the legs ?
User :   she used to atleast keep 2 - 3 steps b4 the physiotherapist came..
User :   am not sure abt tat doctor
User :   but she has not complained abt her backs
User :   it ni8 b even her backs... coz she s not even able to sit properly
User :   she is completely lying in the bed
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   why was physiotherapist called ?
Doctor :   and what did he do ?
User :   at tat time she was atleast keeping some 2 - 3 steps.. nd she was sitting for hours together.. so i thought , its just lack of movements which has stopped her walking..
User :   so i called the physiotherapist
User :   tat doctor sent 1 of his staff who was just a aerobic trainer nd he said she has experienc ein physiotehrapy
Doctor :   following the hernia operation she was walking properly for 6 months
User :   yes doctor
Doctor :   than she suddenly stopped walking ?
User :   guess it was empirical hernia
Doctor :   forget the hernia part
User :   ya doctor.. but gradually she stopped walking
User :   k
Doctor :   gradually stopped walking ok
User :   tat physiotherapist person used to keep hot wax
User :   and also used to keep electric shock to her legs
Doctor :   where?
User :   legs
User :   and hands
Doctor :   is it on the knees ?
User :   even in d kness and down the legs '
User :   doctor 1 more thing is huld mention..
Doctor :   there is no relation for her present condition with the hernia repair operation. as she was very much fine for the 6 months following operation
User :   k
User :   doctor 1 more thing i want to mention
Doctor :   she gradually stoped walking because she faced some difficulty while walking
Doctor :   ok
User :   after the 6 months from optn, till 2 - 2.5 yrs, she used to walk little with the help of walker..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   she has a problem probably pain in the hip, or back or in the knee which prevented her from waling
User :   and 1 day while walking so in a function, some one crossed her and while turning so her left arm got hit.. don kno if its a fracture or wat
User :   now also if we lift tat hand she cries
Doctor :   yes it might have caused a trivial trauma to the bone of the hip or back
Doctor :   that is the reason she is not able to walk
User :   now she has even lost so much of weight doctor
User :   hardly she s around 25 kgs
User :   and bones are clearly visible
User :   wat is ur advice doctor
User :   and she is so afraid to meet any doctor
User :   hope you are there doctor
User :   Doctor.. can you please advice
User :   doctor
User :   u there ??
User :   please reply
User :   hello
User :   any1 there
User :   pls reply
User :   can any1 please attend to my request
User :   no1 has responded for the past 15 mins
User :   pls reply
User :   ny1 thr
User :   hello
User :   can some body please reply
User :   hello
User :   can some body please reply
User :   hello
User :   i was talking to one of your doctors and then i got a screen showing that my time has expired and again i have to pay to continue the chat.. after making the payment, no 1 is responding
User :   please reply now
User :   this is an urgent query
User :   and we really need your advice
User :   any1 thr
User :   ??
User :   can any 1 please resond
User :   respond
User :   am waiting for d past half an hour
Doctor :   hi
User :   no1 has even replied
User :   doctor
User :   tis s really not done
User :   hello
User :   Doctor u there
User :   i am waiting for the past half an hour to get a replu from there
User :   no 1 ha seven attended my request
User :   and i have again paid now to speak with a doctor
User :   can any 1 please reply
User :   my time is running out
User :   is some1 there
User :   ??
User :   ???
User :   any1 there
User :   Doctor.. i can see u typing.. but am not getting any message
User :   please reply
User :   its very important and tats y i have logged into tis chat session.. please do reply to me..
User :   i hardly have some 5 mins .. tis chat session will also get expired.. please reply me now
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