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Getting pain on one side of body from neck to leg. What should it be? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 20-Jul-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Practicing since : 2004
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Doctor:How can I help you today?
User:From last 4 days I am getting pain on complete left part of my body
User:Right from Neck to Leg
User:I feel like some nerve has bulged near my Knee
User:Is this because of some stress or any problem?
Doctor:It usually happens as a result of herpes infections
Doctor:But there can be other causes too
User:what is it
Doctor:It is a viral infection
Doctor:It can cause fluid filled lesions on face particularly lips
Doctor:Chicken pox can also cause similar symptoms
Doctor:I think that you need evaluation by a neurologist
User:I get this kind of pain frequently
User:sometimes I use volini to get rid of pain and it goes off sometimes
Doctor:Is it on whole of body?
User:Is this also something which comes with sinus problem?
User:yes pain on whole body left part, I use volini on my leg and hip
Doctor:Is it just some parts on left side?
User:Not some parts.. Its XXXXXXX whole part right from Neck, shoulder,Hip to Leg.. Its like pain flows from next to leg
Doctor:What do you think is the cause?
Doctor:Did something unusual happen before the start of symptoms?
Doctor:Do you have hypertension or diabetes?
Doctor:Usually if nerves are affected at neck it will produce symptoms in shoulder and arm or chest
Doctor:If it goes down to leg, multiple nerves are getting affected
User:As far I know I dont have any hypertension or diabetes
Doctor:Do you have any tingling or numbness in the affected areas
User:Its just pain
User:If I press on leg near knee, I could feel the pain
Doctor:You should take calcium supplements and vitamin B12 till a diagnosis is made
Doctor:How about pain when pressing on hip or chest?
User:Yes pain in hip too.. sometimes lot of pain
User:But I dont have any pain in chest
User:ya sure.. I can take if that helps
Doctor:Still you will need consultation
User:Do I need to consult neurologist directly or general physician
Doctor:Do not take risk with that type of pain
User:ohh ok
Doctor:Neurologist is better
Doctor:After ruling out neurological conditions, you may consult an XXXXXXX medicine specialist
User:ya sure I shall do it
User:I can make it to doctor on saturday. Do u suggest any pain killer meanwhile?
Doctor:Yes you can try brufen 200 mg
Doctor:2 - 3 times a day
Doctor:Do you have any other question?\
User:Nope.. I shall take that tablet
User:Thanks alot for your suggestion
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me
User:Have a good day. Bye
Doctor:You too
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