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Medication for frequent cramps in toes - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   Hi .
User :   I hope you can help me
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   please go ahead with your query
User :   may i know your name sir
Doctor :   i am Dr. AAAAAAA
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   ok.
User :   yes. yes madame.
Doctor :   ok
User :   see my problem is that in the second finger of my toe, the one next to my thumb equivalent in the leg
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the second toe
User :   I always get a strange cramp . the kind of one which you get sometimes when you are in the water for long
Doctor :   ok
User :   yes-- in the same finger in both the toes
Doctor :   since how long are you having this problem?
User :   forst last 10-12 years
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User :   but now i get this very frequently. previously i used to get it only in winter days
Doctor :   ok
User :   now I have started getting this cramp and this sudeden pain for 2 mins every now and then
User :   I just have to sit and hold by toe in my hand and rub it for some time before it gets normal
Doctor :   ok
User :   location - pune, marrioed , female, 31
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have any other health problems?
User :   no . not at all
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is there any tingling and numbness?
Doctor :   at any other sites?
Doctor :   like other fingers or toes?
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   i will be back in 5 mins
User :   on phone
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Doctor :   hi
User :   are you there doc
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   please go on
User :   i hope you have figured out what problem i may be having and suggest
User :   the next action
User :   what shall i d so that my toe fingers do not get cramp
User :   or which doctor shall i see
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you having the problem in any other areas
Doctor :   like other fingers and toes?
User :   no mam
Doctor :   ok
User :   no problem at all
Doctor :   do you wear a toe ring?
Doctor :   on that finger?
User :   no toe ring mam
Doctor :   ok
User :   but the same finger in which we wear toe ring
Doctor :   are you having any general weakness?
User :   not realized that. i am pretty healthy
User :   so no weakness
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the most common reason could be nutritional deficiency
Doctor :   i suggest that you take a healthy diet
Doctor :   eat more salads and fresh fruits
User :   ok. that is a generic suggestion. anything specific
Doctor :   also wear good, soft soled foot wear
Doctor :   i also suggest that you get your Hb% (haemoglobin ) tested
Doctor :   you should avoid constant standing at one place
User :   ok. do you suggest iron deficiency
User :   ok. thanks.
Doctor :   i suggest that you keep moving around instead of standing still at one place
Doctor :   it could be
User :   which would be the right specialist to see for this ? orthopedician or neuro ?
Doctor :   also try to take a bcomplex tab
User :   many times it happens even when i am sitting
Doctor :   like Cap. Becozinc
User :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   also i suggest that you move your toes
Doctor :   frequently
Doctor :   at intervals
Doctor :   you can also take more milk
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User :   done
Doctor :   ok
User :   thanks doctor. bye
Doctor :   if the symptoms dont subside
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