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Numbness in the arm and hand with anemia - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi are yu back
User :   yes, if you have the trace of my earlier chat, can you begin from the medicine you suggested. i did not make a note of the same
Doctor :   yes i have a trace of the cha
Doctor :   please proceed
User :   hi doctor can you suggest that medicine once again. Was that suggested for relief of the symptom (numbness in the arm and hand) or for the anaemic condition
Doctor :   hi are yu there
Doctor :   yes i will but before that
Doctor :   i want to advise few things regarding anemia
User :   sure
Doctor :   she needs a peripheral smear examination
User :   ok
Doctor :   done to find out which type of anemia
User :   ok
Doctor :   either its iron deficiency or vitamin deficiency
Doctor :   so the treatment can be proper
User :   ok
Doctor :   does she have any bleeding from any part of body
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   does she has any worms in the stools
Doctor :   ok
User :   not sure. is it visible.. or it has to be examined in the lab
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
so she may need a stool examination for ova and cysts
User :   ok
Doctor :   as per her symptoms it looks like nutrition
Doctor :   deficiency anemia
User :   ok

Doctor :   is she diabetic or hypertensive
User :   no
Doctor :   or does she has any medical problems
User :   lower back problem
Doctor :   is she on any tablets
Doctor :   ok
User :   not for the back. But for the anaemic condition, she is on iron supplements and folic acid + some vitamin
Doctor :   is it iron tablets
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   fine
Doctor :   diet tips to improve the hemoglobin
Doctor :   1. diet rich in iron
Doctor :   like palak, methi, spinach, cabbage, and cauliflower
User :   ok
Doctor :   fruits like citrous fruits orange, almond, apple, papaya
User :   ok..
Doctor :   is she veg or non veg

User :   non veg
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
as her to take more fish
Doctor :   atleast 2 times a week
Doctor :   mainly oily fish like herring, sardine
User :   ok..
Doctor :   chicken once in a week
User :   ok
Doctor :   millets, ragi, jaggery is a good source of iron
Doctor :  
finnaly coming to treatment
Doctor :   to take iron tablets regularly after food
User :   ok

Doctor :   take. Tab. Gaba neuron once daily for for 1 week
Doctor :   after food in the nite
User :   ok
Doctor :   this is to reduce the numbness and tingling sensation
Doctor :   this numbness and tingling sensation is due to degeneration of nerves
Doctor :   and weakness of nerves causes this
User :   any strenght specs for this drug
Doctor :   one it to reduce numbness and tingling sensation
Doctor :   and other is to help to regrow the nerves
Doctor :   and to strengthen the nerves
Doctor :   is that ok
User :   that's great doc. tab Gaba neuron comes in one strength only. And is it before food or after food

Doctor :   its after food in the nite
Doctor :   for 1 week
User :   sorry, you had mentioned it earlir- i missed it
Doctor :   its ok
Doctor :   regarding her back ache
Doctor :   is she doing any exericise
Doctor :   or any medications
User :   yes, she is. also she goes for accipressure sittings when needed - it helps her a lot
Doctor :   thats great
Doctor :   let her continue the same
Doctor :   it will help her a lot
Doctor :   not to worry more on anemia status
User :   thanks so much doctor. the chat was very helpful
Doctor :   a good diet and tablets will improve her hemoglobin levels
Doctor :   Please fill the feed back form
Doctor :   and also the comments
Doctor :   Is there any thing else i can help u with
User :   have done it, doc. will i get the transcript of this chat

Doctor :   on the right side of corner
Doctor :   there is a chat history
Doctor :   enter your email id send it yourself
Doctor :   yu can have the whole chat conversation
User :   i cud not locate it, but will figure it out. may be useful if there is an auto-mailing facilty of the same
Doctor :   its on the right side of your chat window
Doctor :   there is chat history
Doctor :   clik on it
Doctor :   and send it to your email
User :   ok doc. may be due to browser compatibilty i am not able to see the "history" link. i have copied the content and pated it in a Word file. thanks again. have a good day
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   take care bye for now
Doctor :   have a good day
User :   sure, bye
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