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Having knee and ankle ache. Difficulty in walking and climbing stairs. Suggest? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 04-Jun-2013
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User:Hello
User:Dr
Doctor:Hi
User:I am XXXXXXX
Doctor:Good morning
User:with 28 years
User:of age
User:off late i have started
Doctor:Hi XXXXXXX
User:developing leg ache, knee and ankle ache
User:finding it difficult to walk or climb stairs
User:i am over weight too
User:i am 90 kgs with 5.2 height
Doctor:It seems like the problem is due to you being overweight
Doctor:If you can reduce your weight
Doctor:it will help you to get rid of the pain
Doctor:Please do exercise daily and burn some calories
User:How that is possible
User:i am vegetarian
User:and i have pain
Doctor:The pain in your legs is because of the weight going on the legs
User:in walking too
Doctor:You will feel pain initially
Doctor:But
User:till the time i dont walk i cant reduce weight
Doctor:As you start exercising it will go away
Doctor:Yes, that is right
User:any home remedies for
Doctor:Start slowly
User:redcuing weight
User:should i consult an ortho
Doctor:The 2 ways to reduce weight is to exercise and eat healthy diet
Doctor:Yes, you may consult an orthopedician
User:ok
User:thanks
Doctor:Is that all?
Doctor:Would you like a diet consultation?
User:yes
User:if some body can guide me
User:that will be XXXXXXX
Doctor:Please confirm your contact number
Doctor:Sure
User:0000
Doctor:Our dietitian will help you
User:thanks
Doctor:Thank you
User:in advance
Doctor:You will get a call soon from us
Doctor:Pleasure is ours
User:i will waiting
User::-)
Doctor:The dietitian will help you with your weight management
User:ok
Doctor:sure
Doctor:Take care
User:same to you
Doctor::)
User:can you help with my throat ache also
Doctor:Yes I can
User:i have no cold cough
User:fever
Doctor:Since how long is this problem there?
User:24 hours
User:but
Doctor:Is it only the throat pain?
User:following problem with
User:yes
Doctor:Did you do salt water gargling?
User:no
Doctor:You can try strepsils throat lozenges
User:ok
User:can black salt be used
Doctor:Please do salt water gargling with warm water thrice daily
Doctor:No
Doctor:You should use table salt
User:ok
Doctor:Use the strepsils lozenges as well
User:ok
Doctor:The pain will go away soon
User:chekcing
User:my medical room
Doctor:You do not need medications for this as there is no pain
User:if they have
Doctor:Sure
User:pain is there while eating, speaking
User:etc
Doctor:You can take Dolo 650 mg for the pain
Doctor:after food
Doctor:for a day or two
User:ok
User:thank you so much
Doctor:Get well soon
Doctor:You have more queries?
Doctor:??
User:no thank you
Doctor:Thank you
Doctor:Take care
Doctor:Bye for now
Doctor:We shall call you soon
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