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Body weakness, numbness in fingers,symptoms of leukemia - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi
User :   Dr AAAAAAA here
User :   please proceed with your health query
User :   hello there very very worried as feel strage in the head like dizziness and then when i am pouring a drink then i feel i am going to fall back.and also when walking and looking at the grond then i feel i am going to pass out or going to dive into the ground and i have this stange like weakness in the hands but it aint weakness and like a weakness type feeling in my whole body and sumtimes i fewel i am going to die or i am dying of sumthing
User :   and feel strange in the boday and feel weak tpye feeling in the fingers and dont know whats wrong with me
User :   let me read what you have typed
User :   ok
User :   since when you are having these symptoms?
User :   today and yesterday
User :   whats wrong with me
User :   please provide your age, height, weight, details of past medical illness and treatment if any.
User :   i feel like my fingers are lazy
User :   i am 32 year old female
User :   i am 165 cms tall
User :   i weight5 51 kgs
User :   no no other illness
User :   that i know of
User :   do you have any other symptoms associated?
User :   what u mean
User :   apart from the symptoms that you mentioned here, do you have any other symptoms associated?
User :   just feel strange in the body and my fingers dont seem to want to work that well
User :   ok. is there any numbness tingling associated?
User :   NO
User :   do you feel any sensation loss in fingers?
User :   just a lazy type feeling
User :   like can i feel in my fingers u mean
User :   yes, are you able to feel the sensations similar to rest of the body in your fingers with respect to touch and pain?
User :   yes i have feeling in my fingers!!
User :   yes i can feel sansations
User :   what could be wrong with me
User :   ok, then it could be just muscle weakness. try with alternate hot and cold water. take two bowls one with hot water and one with cold
User :   yes and do what
User :   dip your fingers and try with making fist and opening it for 5 times in hot water bowl and then in cold water bowl
User :   repeat these for 5 sessions each
User :   and tell me what is wrong with the rest of me
User :   start with a multivitamin supplement once a day
User :   like when i am pouring a drink i feel like i am going to fall over backwards
User :   sometimes the fatigue and weakness is associated with essential mineral and vitamin deficiency
User :   you can see if the symptoms improve within a week
User :   if they remain the same, then issues with balance and body positioning needs to be evaluated
User :   i aint tired they and my body feels weak/lazy
User :   for which you would need to visit a neurologist.
User :   what could it be the body problems
User :   what could be wrong
User :   it could range from deficiencies, to general weakness or positioning and balance issues
User :   i am scared now?
User :   a detailed examination and tests done by your doctor will help to find the cause
User :   is it sumthing wrong with my brain
User :   we cannot say without an examination and tests to confirm/rule it out.
User :   they say i have anxitey but this is more then anxitey
User :   could it be brain tumour or sumthing like that
User :   what aresymptoms of lukimia
User :   are you on medications or treatment for anxiety?
User :   no
User :   then in that case I would suggest you to go ahead with counseling and evaluation for anxiety and get stated on medications for it
User :   your present symptoms do not suggest any major illness
User :   i get this strange feeling when i feel i am going to dive onto the ground
User :   my arm feel weak as well
User :   so first get the common issues rule out, and if still your symptoms persist then further investigations will be needed.
User :   what u mean it dont sound like sumthing major illness
User :   i am so so so scared now
User :   no, unless medically proved with investigations
User :   and also you do not have any other associated symptoms to support
User :   like what other symptoms are they
User :   if balance and positioning issues ate present, you will have these symptoms with change in position, ear symptoms
User :   the brain tumor issues will be associated with headaches, and loss of appetite, vomiting, blurry vision etc
User :   i have blurred virson that only last like 2 mins and its back to normal
User :   u think i could have a brain tumour
User :   you there
User :   hello
User :   hello AAAAAAA
User :   hello
User :   i am wasting money here
Doctor :   Yes m here
User :   could i have a brain tumour
User :   so so scared hey
Doctor :   Your age and the symptoms do not suggest it to be brain tumor
User :   whys that
User :   and what are the symptoms of lukimia
Doctor :   Leukemia are lymph node enalrgement
Doctor :   night time feverr
Doctor :   loss of weight
Doctor :   tired ness most of the time
User :   as i have had like 6 ct scans in like 12 months there was 3 on my chest and 3 on my brain
Doctor :   Ok
User :   so could i have a brin tumour and why dont you think i dont have a brain tumour
Doctor :   The age does not suggest it
Doctor :   Brain tumor has the following
Doctor :   Horrible headache, 9/10 types
Doctor :   Vomiting which are projectile
Doctor :   Blurred vision
Doctor :   Ringing in the ears
Doctor :   none of them are not expressed by you here
Doctor :   Blurred vision is progressive
Doctor :   and not becoming normal unlike what you have
User :   i have ringing in ears that can last like 5 mins then go and fade away and get that everyday
Doctor :   It does not fall within the symptom bag of brain tumor
Doctor :   as it is going away
User :   what could it be wrong
Doctor :   Did you have fever before the onset of these
Doctor :   The symptoms that you told do not rightly fit into any specific problem
Doctor :   May be some signs after a thorough neurological examination shall help us
Doctor :   to give the possibilities
User :   why a neruological exam
Doctor :   YOu can meet a GP in your locality for an examination
Doctor :   Because your symptoms are suggestive of it
Doctor :   Though the examination can prove to be normal
User :   why does it suggestive of it
User :   so sumthing is wrong in my brain
Doctor :   Your symptoms
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I suggest you few tests: CBC which rules out anemia
Doctor :   TSH for hypothyroididm
Doctor :   And other test liver functions test and BUN?Cr
Doctor :   Do u follow me?
Doctor :   Also get the EKG and Echocardiogram
Doctor :   Some times any heart problems can cause tiredness, dizziness
Doctor :   Do you follow me?
Doctor :   Do you have any other questions?
Doctor :   Are you there?
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