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Pain in knee and thigh while sitting cross legged, what should I do to get rid of it? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 07-Jun-2013
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Doctor:How are you?
User:i am fine how abt you
Doctor:I am good thank you
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:Pain in knee and thigh while sitting cross legged, what should I do to get rid of it
Doctor:What is your age and height?
User:29 5.10 feet
Doctor:what is your weight?
Doctor:did you sustain any injury or have you been running on a treadmill?
Doctor:Weight is 123 kg?
Doctor:The pain in the knees is due to the weight Kartick
Doctor:This is putting stress on the joints
Doctor:The weight accelerates the development of osteoarthritis
User:i get the pain in the inner thigh and lower abs
Doctor:what kind of pain is it?
Doctor:sharp and stabbing or continuous pain?
User:sharp and stabbing one
Doctor:do you have any problems during urination?
Doctor:The pain is neuropathic XXXXXXX
Doctor:Which means its coming from the nerves
Doctor:Only an examination can tell us why the pain is occuring
Doctor:Its possible a nerve has gotten compressed somewhere
Doctor:You would need to see a neurologist for this
Doctor:A complete exam will be needed to find out where is the pain coming from
Doctor:we do have drugs for this kind of pain
Doctor:But treatment should only be started once the pain source is identified
Doctor:Where do you live?
Doctor:Would you want a customer care person from my team help you find a neurologist
User:in bangalore
User:will this treatment will be expensive
Doctor:You need one examination
Doctor:and then some medication
Doctor:But the weight needs to be controlled XXXXXXX
Doctor:Without a doubt
User:actually i gained lot of weight when i relocated to bangalore from last year onwards
Doctor:Still it needs to be lost
User:still i walk for 3-5 kms a day
Doctor:The diet and exercise need to be managed more aggressively
Doctor:Should I schedule a dietician call for you
Doctor:This is free and she'll call you at a time of your choice
User:moring having a papaya juice as breakfast
Doctor:She'll make a diet plan for you as per your needs
Doctor:also, you would need atleast 50 minutes of brisk walking every day
User:50 minutes is too much for me i will be dead
Doctor:Start with 15 minutes
Doctor:we can slowly build it up
Doctor:does that work for you?
User:i walk atleast 20 mintues a day
Doctor:It needs to be brisk XXXXXXX
Doctor:Something like 6.5-7 km/hr
Doctor:so in 20 minutes, you should be walking atleast 2.2 kms
Doctor:is that the way you walk?
User:my average walking speed is 4.5 kms speed
Doctor:try and increase it
Doctor:make it 5
Doctor:then next week make it 5.5
Doctor:so on
Doctor:do you follow?
Doctor:In a matter of a few months, we can build it up to the ideal time
Doctor:I will schedule a diet call for you
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help with?
User:nothing thanks
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me
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