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Pain in legs and hands and spontalitis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hi
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I wanted to know about my mother who is 51 years of age
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Please proceed with the query
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She is 5'3 in height and weighs 60 kgs. She had undergone lacroscopic operation for her uterus
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9 years back
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ok
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she complains of pain in her legs and hands quite often
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ok
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she takes regular medicine prescribed from a doctor
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like calcium and Vit E
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ok
User :   is there any harm in continuing with these medicines
Doctor :   No

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It is helpful
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I suggest you to continue
User :   ok

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as you need such supplements at this age
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also, she complains often about pain in her neck and back
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i think it is b'cos of spontalitis
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Since when has that been?
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After all 4 of us were born, not before that
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User :  
you can say it comes every month at least once
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Spondylitis can be detected after getting an x-ray done
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But once in a while, then it is not likely
User :   she has it actually, we got it confirmed

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Ok
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But if it is once in a while, then there is not much of concertn
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and it favours muscle strain rathere
User :   ok

User :   she takes pain killers when she gets that pain
Doctor :   So she has to take care of

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posture while sleeping
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ok
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If it is allowed, meaning the orthopedician has not put any restrictions, then I would suggest her to do a few neck exercises as well
User :   ok

Doctor :   If the pain is unbearable

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then she can take pain killers once in a while
User :   ok

User :   I think it is of help

User :   Thank You Doctor

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Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   No Thank You
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