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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello good afternoon
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User :   yes i am
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User :   i have no problem but my mom is suffering from leg pain which she is carrying from so many years. Pain is below knee cap.
User :   I want to consult a doctor before that get's serious
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Doctor :   Do you she Allergies / Diabetes / Thyroid problem / High Blood pressure/Heart disease/ Asthma etc

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User :   yes
Doctor :   proceed with your queries
User :   My mom is having diabetes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when
User :   since 10 years
Doctor :   what medications she is taking
User :   you want details of medicens
Doctor :   yes
User :   I am not aware but i can provide in short while.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when she has leg pain
User :   since 10 years
Doctor :   are you there
Doctor :   are you there
User :   yes tell me
Doctor :   does she has burning sensation in the feet or legs
User :   No she gets inner pain in bones and to get relief she ties it with some cloth
Doctor :   ok does the pain is there while walking
User :   she is housewife and she gets pain only while she is resting. Pain is not there while walking. while sleeping she gets more
Doctor :   is she taking any multivitamin tablets
Doctor :   Is there any pain, swelling in the leg
User :   tablets are glycomet -1 gm, glynase, glyciphage
Doctor :   Leg pain could be due to muscle strain, inflamed tendon
Doctor :   it can be due to the diabetes which will effect the nervous system called diabetic neuropathy
Doctor :   giving rise to pain, loss in sensation in the leg
User :   what is the treatment/solution you suggest
Doctor :   i can give some home tips for pain
Doctor :   Rest as much as possible.
Doctor :   Elevate the leg by using pillow under the pillow
Doctor :   Apply ice for up to 15 minutes. Do this 4 times per day, more often for the first few days.
Doctor :   are you there
User :   hello I need a treatment which must be a permanent solution
Doctor :   over-the-counter pain medications like acetaminophen or ibuprofen will decrease the pain
Doctor :   she can apply some Volini gel if she does not want to take tablets
Doctor :   more over she needs a multivitamin tablet which will essential for all diabeteics to decrease the neuropthy symptoms
Doctor :   has she undergone any investigations for leg pain?
User :   what are those multivitamin tabs
Doctor :   Neurobion forte, Zincovit ewtc
i suggest to undergo Duplex Doppler/ultrsound of legs
Doctor :   to know whether the blood flow to th eleg isnormal
Doctor :   Keep the blood sugars under good control for diabetes
User :   we had gone to some doctors but they says this is due to diabetes.
Doctor :   yes as i told you it is diabetic neuropthy
Doctor :   in diabetes the blood flow can become slow leading to clot formation
User :   what do you suggest
Doctor :   First thing to take multivitamin tablet
Doctor :   second the sugars has to be controlled well
User :   can you once again tell multivitamin tabs
Doctor :   Tab Neurobion Forte or Zincovit, one tablet to be taken at bedtime
User :   do you want me to consult doctors on tabs
Doctor :   is she seeing any diabetologist?
Doctor :   if she is overweight she needs to reduce the weight
User :   no, and she is not overweight, but she has lost weight in last 10 years.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are her sugars are undercontroll
User :   recently she checked and my dad says it was 240 last week
Doctor :   is it is fasting or after food or random
User :   sorry i did not understand
Doctor :   means before food or after food the test was done
User :   after food
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   BUt still it is high
Doctor :   Her sugras are not controlled
Doctor :   first thing to aim to controll the blood sugars
Doctor :   consult a diabetologist for the blood sugars
User :   yes i will do it today
Doctor :   second thing she should be on diabeteic diet
User :   let me know about that diet
Doctor :   You have not given what medications name
Doctor :   either the medications dose has to be changed or other medications can be taken
Doctor :   as prescribed by the diabetologist
Doctor :   She should completely stop eating sweets, soft drinks with sugar
Doctor :   In the morning she can have idlies, chappthis or dosas with sambar
Doctor :   she can have a cup of coffee or tea with out sugar in the morning
User :   glycomet, glyciphage, glynase
Doctor :   at around 12pm she can have a fruit like apple, guava, orange etc. Avoid mango, chickoo
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   At evening she can have a light snack, 2 XXXXXXXX biscuits with coffee with out sugar
Doctor :   for lunch replace rice with chappathis or rotis with vgetables, salads
Doctor :   the evenng diet as usual same as lunch
Doctor :   only one cup of cooked rice allowed per day
Doctor :   In the morning she can also have oats pooridge, ragi malt
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User :   Can i get the any doctors or specialist contact
Doctor :   where are you located
User :   pune
Doctor :   Oh no we do not have this facility for pune
Doctor :   we have only in Bangalore
User :   ok you can provide me that as I travel there many times
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User :   hello i want to ask you that can i consult any ayurvedic doctor
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Doctor :   iam an allopathic doctor, i do not have knowledge in ayurvedic medicines
Doctor :   Personally i donot suggest for ayurvedic medicines
User :   let me know everytime i chat it will be you or there will be other doctors attending.
Doctor :   there are other doctors, you can ask Dr. XXXXXXXX if you need to chat with me
User :   As a matter of interest can i know your name please
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User :   thanks a lot for chatting
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