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Pain in the joints after delivery - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   I need some help from you
Doctor :   Sure , Please proceed
User :   My wife having pain in joints
User :   after the child delivery one month ago
Doctor :   OK , you mean she delivered the child one month ago from now ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok, May I know which joints are involved ?
User :   that was ceasarion delivery
Doctor :   Ok, May I know which joints are usually involved ?
User :   ankle, knee and elbow and wrist
User :   means all of the joints of legs and hand
User :   but not shoulders
Doctor :   Ok, Have you tried any medications for the same ?
User :   is this pain obvious or need some medications?
User :   NO yet
Doctor :   Ok, are the joints painful always ?
User :   always
User :   and also after having some massage and applying move
User :   pain don't go
Doctor :   Ok, Need not worry , this is a very common presentation during lactation and will be self limiting and happens due to hormonal imbalance
Doctor :   Avoid rubbing move, it may not help here
Doctor :   Apply DICLOFENAC gel ( Voveron ) over the affected joints she will get relieved
User :   okay
Doctor :   Is there anything i can help you with ?
User :   yes one thing
Doctor :   Please proceed
User :   my baby has a problem with eyes
Doctor :   May i know what problem ?
User :   she feels water in his eyes
User :   and some kind diirtiness
Doctor :   Its normal presentation , if you feel its more .Then i would consider it safe in consulting a pediatrician and not take chances with a month old baby
User :   okay thanks
Doctor :   You are welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
User :   thanks bye
Doctor :   Bye
Doctor :   Take care
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