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Numbness and shivering in hands. No pain, sweating, weight loss. Reason? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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User:Hello Doc
Doctor:Good Evening
Doctor:I am Dr. XXXXXXX here.
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:have some query...
Doctor:Please proceed with your query.
User:at times my hands become numb and starts shivering, just wondering why it is happening, I am facing this problem since last few months.
Doctor:May i know your age?
Doctor:Do you have the problem in both the hands?
User:yes sometimes in left and sometimes in right...
Doctor:Do you have pain in the hands or neck?
Doctor:Do you get excessive sweating on the palms?
Doctor:Have you noticed any excessive weight loss?
User:no no sweating...
Doctor:Do you have weight loss?
User:no my weight is consistent between 50-55...
Doctor:Let me guide you regarding this.
Doctor:the symptoms you have mentioned seems to be more localized than a generalized issue.
Doctor:The shivering could be due to various causes.
Doctor:But, when it is with numbness, it indicates a neurological involvement.
User:yes i am also thinking same and getting worried...
Doctor:It could be due to reduced levels of Vitamin B12, or a compression of the nerves.
Doctor:Please do the following.
Doctor:1. Start taking Cap. Nutrolin B Plus , One capsule twice daily.
Doctor:2. Consult a Neurologist to get examined.
Doctor:After the examination, it would be easier for the doctor to decide on the investigations.
Doctor:It does not seem to be something to be worried about.
Doctor:So relax.
Doctor:It cannot be anything seriously harming.
Doctor:If it was so, then you would be having a more wider range of symptoms.
Doctor:Hope you are understanding what I am saying.
Doctor:Are you getting my point?
User:yes got it...
Doctor:So do not worry, and start taking the nutritional supplement.
User:Sure will start taking medicine and consult a neurologist...
Doctor:Fine. I am sure you will be more relaxed once you visit the neurologist.
Doctor:Is there anything else I can assist you on?
Doctor:Is there anything else I can assist you on?
User:Thanks for your suggestions, I do not have any more issues, but my friend have...
Doctor:Hope I had been helpful. Thank you for consulting me.
Doctor:Sure. Please do proceed with your query.
User:She is having some gynec problem.
User:shall i proceed with the query?
Doctor:I am a General Physician, I believe I can help you within my expertise and If required I shall recommend a specialist.
Doctor:Are you with me?
User:she has been diagnosed with the problem of PCOS and due to this her cycles are very irregular........also her blood count is very low
User:recently we had consulted a gynac because of her prolonged n irregular periods
User:doctor had suggested to lose weight, currently she is 59 kg with height 5 ft..
User:could you suggest me what are the precautions or medication or meditation she should do to overcome her issue...
User:or any permanent solution for PCOS...
Doctor:Ok. There are no permanent solutions for PCOS. They disappear with time, if she follows proper medications.
User:any specialist if you can recommend...
Doctor:Hormonal imbalances would have to be managed.
Doctor:IS she under treatment at present?
Doctor:Then she first needs to consult a Gynecologist.
Doctor:Following which she may have to undergo some blood tests including thyroid hormones.
Doctor:She will also need to do an ultrasonography of the abdomen to see the state of the cysts on ovary.
Doctor:Once all these are determined, accordingly medications would be started.
Doctor:Is she married?
Doctor:If she is married, there can be a problem of infertility.
Doctor:In that case, she will have to need to visit an infertility specialist for the treatment.
User:hmm... could you recommend any gynecologist (specialist) in hyderabad...
Doctor:Surely I can help you with finding a Gynecologist near to your location.
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User:ok, will they be giving the address?
Doctor:Can you please confirm your mobile number?
Doctor:yes, they will give the address and guide you for an appointment.
Doctor:You will be getting a call soon.
Doctor:Is there anything else I can assist you on?
User:No Nothing for Now..
User:ok Thanks for your valuable suggestions...
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Hope it was helpful.
Doctor:Have a Nice Evening!!
User:Thanks and same to you :)
Doctor:Bye for now.
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