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Joint pain in hands and legs - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hello
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
Doctor :  
please proceed with your health query
User :   Ok. I am getting pains at the fingers, right hand and legs at the tenden region since yesterday
Doctor :  
User :   On the right hand, just below the knee on one particular place, its like pain from the bone
User :   when I place my fingers in cold water, I can feel the pain as well
Doctor :  
how did the pain start? was there any injury?
User :   no.
Doctor :   please provide your age, gender, location, occupation
User :   39,male,
Doctor :  
how did the pain start?
User :   I had a history of back pain. its under control now. But this started suddenly
Doctor :  
is this the first time you having such pain? or have you had similar episodes before?
User :   well, I used to get pain on the legs before, not on the fingers and hands
Doctor :   what kind of pain is it? could you describe it?
User :   yea. when I touch the region on the hand or place it on a desk, it pains(like burning sensation). On the fingers, its pain on the bones inside
User :   on the tendon region, its pain that u get after walking for a long distance or standing for a long time
Doctor :   ok
User :   I can feel the pain on the fingers, when I press it hard
Doctor :  
where does the pain start? does it radiate to anywhere else?
User :   no. as of now, its in these regions only
Doctor :  
is there any particular trigger factors like movement/pressing etc. for pain to start? or is the pain present all the time?
User :   no
User :   its there
Doctor :   are the hand, finger and leg movements painful? are you able to do full range movement on right side as compared to left side?
User :   yes
User :   i can
Doctor :   ok
User :   but i know that they are paining and looks like they are joint pain
User :   on the finger
Doctor :  
have you taken any medications as of now?
User :   region
User :   no
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
it probably is joint pains which is leading on to the hand and leg pain
Doctor :  
take Tab Dolo 650 mg two times a day after food for 2 days
Doctor :  
and also do hot fomentation of the painful joint areas
Doctor :  
in case the pain is not coming down with these measures
Doctor :  
a orthopedic consultation is recommended to be done
User :   sure
Doctor :  
Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   that's it thanks.
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done.
User :   bye. doc. Have a good day
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Doctor :   bye.
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