Old age. Leg pain. prescribed paracetamol. Related to senile Osteo arthritis? - Online Doctor Chats
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My Mom is suffering from leg pains, she is 65 years old
Sorry to hear that
Is she on Calcium supplements?
I am not aware of that, i stay in Guragon
where as she lives in Vizag
she does most of her work all aone
she is perfectly fine
So, she is not on any medication, is she?
That is good to hear
she takes medicines
The most common cause for pain in the legs is age related senile Osteo arthritis or OA in medical terms
FOR BP and other cases
OA happens due to wear and tear of the bones and loss of calcium from bones
what she has do in that case
It should be taken regularly
She has to also take a glass of milk everyday
With Calcium, she will gain some of her bone strength
I have not heard about SHELCAL is?
shelcal is the brand name of Calcium
There are various others like Calcimax, calcitrax
Shelcal is commonly used
She should also do minimal exercises like walking everyday
A routine examination by a Physician will help to rule out other causes for her pain
She is 65 years old, it is not advisable for her to take lot of pain killers
thanks a lot Dr.
Thank you too
it was gr8 interacting with you
Hope you have followed my suggestions
Is there anything else you wanty to discuss on?
no thanks pls
Bye for now
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