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Having knee pain due to jogging with pain in back and neck also. What could be the cause? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 06-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Hi Good Afternoon
User:Good Afternoon Doctor
Doctor:please proceed with your Queries
User:i want to ask something about the pain, which my wife is going through
User:i'll ask her to type as she can describe you more specifically
User:hello sir
User:i was having knee pain due to excessive jogging for an year
User:sometimes i used to feel back pain and neck pain also
Doctor:May i know your age?
Doctor:Is it there continuously for an year now?
User:i consulted ortho, he suggested medicines for strengnthenin and for pain releivin
User:from past 3 mnths i m having back pain
User:knee pain have reduced because i hv stopeed jogging
User:but from past 15 days i am feeling numbness in left knee and in right arm
User:this numbness stays for long after getting up in morning
User:are u there?
Doctor:I am here
Doctor:I am listening to your symptoms
Doctor:This is XXXXXXXXs wife right?
Doctor:It seems like an autoimmune process
Doctor:You need to get a few test done on the auto-immune profile
User:what could be the reason
Doctor:Auto-immune process means the body own cells act on the joints and destroy them
User:because i cant stand for so long
Doctor:It is an auto-immune process
User:and i m loosing weight also
Doctor:Reasons are genetically linked
Doctor:In my opinion you should XXXXXXX a Rheumatologist
Doctor:and get yourself tested
User:is there any link with proper diet and all
Doctor:Nothing like that
Doctor:It is an auto-immune response
User:because i was slightly fat some years back
Doctor:The diseases are genetically linked
User:then i got polysystic overies
Doctor:Most important is you need to check for Rheumatoid arthritis
User:dr suggested to loose wieght
Doctor:How much is your weight and height?
User:now my periods are regular but i hve lost my immunity
User:5'3 inches and i weigh 54 kgs
Doctor:Your weight seems to be normal
Doctor:There is no need to reduce it
User:i am taking proper diet
User:but wieght is reducing
Doctor:I strongly suspect auto-immune process as I said earlier
Doctor:You will benefit by consulting a Rheumatologist
User:can u suggest any one in bangalore
User:or can u suggest someone with whom i can chat and discuss
Doctor:You can visit Manipal Hospital on Air Port road, there are expert Rheumatologists there
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User:k thanks doc
User:no thanks
Doctor:Thank you too
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