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Pain in the leg due to low levels of minerals - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi doc now this is for self i am 30 year old male facing pain in calf muscle
User :   i think it started 3-4 years back since then it is on and off
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   How long you have this?
User :   i have showed to many doc's and got a compelte body check done in 2008 as well but nothing came
User :   3-4 years
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
Do you exercise daily? Do you have any medical problems?
User :   no i terms of excercise i walk a bit close to 5-6 kms a day. No i don't have any medical issue
Doctor :   You walk 5-6 km per day?
User :   yes
User :   i love to walk
Doctor :   Is it part of exercise?
Doctor :   Do you get pain when you walk?
User :   no it is part of daily routine my office to and fro is 4 km and then evening we walk for 1 km
User :   also at times i climb 13 floors of my building
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   please wait..
User :   along with this there is slight burning sensation in eyes
Doctor :   I will recommend you cut down the walking
Doctor :   I will recommend you increase calorie rich diet
Doctor :   increase straightening exercises
User :   it is not driven by walk doc even when i don't walk it remains that ways
Doctor :   Also et basic tests
Doctor :   CBC BUN cr
User :   ok will go for these tests.
Doctor :   Also get blood sugar, TSh
User :   one of my colleague said it is driven by intake of salt?
Doctor :   Also get Elecrolyes
Doctor :   Drink plenty of water
User :   Elecrolyes is it a test
Doctor :   Low Potassium cause muscle crams
Doctor :   Excess exercise cause muscle cramsp\
Doctor :   Electrolyes include-Sodium , potassium ,
User :   Elecrolyes is it a test ?
Doctor :   Do you follow?
Doctor :   lectrolyes include-Sodium , potassium ,
Doctor :   Electrolyes include-Sodium , potassium ,
Doctor :   So if you say electrolyes lab will do Na K , Cl, bicarb
User :   ok thanks sir
Doctor :   Thank you
Doctor :   Bye
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