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Leg pain, smoking cessation, growing cyst on leg - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hello doc
User :   Good morning
Doctor :   please proceed with your query.
Doctor :   i just chatted with you.
User :   from the last few weeks.. in my left leg i am getting some strain... but its not painfull.. just creating discomfort while sleeping
User :   i am not worried at all but thinking to go for a check
Doctor :   Do you smoke?
User :   i used to.. but since 2010 dec i quit
User :   totally
Doctor :   did you quit
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   How many years where you smoking.
Doctor :   are you there
User :   nearly for 8 to 10 years
User :   but during 2007 to 2009 smoked heavily... around 10 cig per day
Doctor :   ok, did you have any injury tomleg
User :   i used to drink too ..but quit that too since 2010 dec
User :   injury such as...?
Doctor :   to leg
User :   i have some cut mark on my left leg but thats from playing football...
Doctor :   ok, do you have pain anywhere else in the leg
User :   no
Doctor :   ok, it is better if you take acetyl salicyclic acid tablets two times a day and see if there is any change
User :   one thing... if i sit on folding leg.. then while rubbing my hand on the lower part of the leg.. i do feel some round round growth ( glass marbel type)
User :   i noticed this long back...
User :   but as usual never get worried...
Doctor :   you can take dispirin and try out first
User :   ohh...
Doctor :   for the growth i think you need to go to orthopedician
User :   hmmm... i was thinking so
Doctor :   it might be minor thing but without examination you cannot make out.
User :   any recomendation about the orthopedic?
Doctor :   yes do you need one in your area.
User :   is it require doc?
Doctor :   yes
User :   i was adviced not share the mobile...
Doctor :   ok, fine
Doctor :   Our customer care will mail you then.
User :   thanks for understanding
User :   not a problem
Doctor :   ok , kindly login for medical queries.
User :   ok than you doc
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