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Pain in joints. May I know the reason for this? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 27-Oct-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:Good morning Dr
User:I have pain in my joints
User:specially legs
User:'and back
User:wt could be the reason
Doctor:May I know your age and gender?
Doctor:Since when do you have this pain?
User:27 female
User:on n off
Doctor:Since when?
User:since last week regularly
Doctor:I understand the problem is more since last week; but since when have you noticed this on and off pain?
Doctor:For how long do these pains last?
User:say 2 to 3 months
Doctor:Is there other associated complaints along with pain?
User:could weight be a reason?
User:my height is 163 cm
User:and weight is 67
Doctor:There are multiple reasons for on and off joint paints.
Doctor:I would like you to describe to me the duration this pain lasts.
Doctor:how long will each episode of pain lasts.
Doctor:* I will need these details to understand the cause of pain?
User:doctor muscles in my legs also ache
Doctor:I hope you don't mind providing additional details.
User:it happens in the night
Doctor:Are you able to sleep? Does the pain disappear with sleep?
Doctor:Are you there?
Doctor:Are you there?
Doctor:Can you answer my last question - Are you able to sleep? Does the pain disappear with sleep?
User:the pain disappears when i sleep
Doctor:Let me brief you.
Doctor:Like I said, there are plenty of reasons for muscular pains.
Doctor:But as you describe they are more predominant at rest
Doctor:and disappears with sleep
Doctor:it is possible that the pains could be due to nutritional deficiency.
Doctor:You need to get a few tests to confirm the cause.
Doctor:I would order hemoglobin level, vitamin D, calcium, magnesium and TSH level check
Doctor:in such cases.
User:my heamoglobin is around 12
Doctor:Hemoglobin of 12 is good;
Doctor:you may get the other tests done if they are not done yet.
User:any food recomended?
User:for the deficiencies
User:for vitamin D i knowits the morning sun
Doctor:Measures to correct deficiency is effective only when there is proof of deficiency.
Doctor:As I mentioned, I suspect deficiency to be the cause.
Doctor:Please get those test done by your doctor
Doctor:before considering deficiency correction.
Doctor:Hope you understand what I suggested?
Doctor:DO you have any questions?
Doctor:Are you there?
User:good day
Doctor:You are welcome.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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