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Pain in upper right arm while stretching - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   Hello Doctor...
User :   I am a diabetic but not insulin dependant
Doctor :   k
User :   of l;ate I am having a lot of pain in my right upper arm
Doctor :   ok
User :   whenever there is a slight twist of the hand or some stretching to pick up something I go through hell
User :   this pain also occurs to a very low extent in the left arm
Doctor :   k
User :   basically my upper right arm, shoulder and the nape of my neck
User :   could this be gangrene?
Doctor :   any swelling in the arm
User :   no swelling but there seems to be a knot there
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   any blackish discolouration
User :   I am able to type, eat and do normal acts with both my hands... but the pain attacks suddenly for a minute or two when there is a twsit of the hand or if I stretch to pick something up etc
User :   no discoloration
User :   but I keep getting some kind of pimples all over my body...
User :   they come and go
User :   like the heat pimples
Doctor :   in gangrene the part becomes cold and black, begins to dry, and eventually sloughs off.
User :   thankfully nothing like that is happenning
Doctor :   is ur blood sugar under control
User :   fluctuates...
User :   around 70 to 250
Doctor :   how are the values
Doctor :   fasting isit
User :   right now my fasting level is 130
User :   and my random is 232
Doctor :   in uncontrolled diabetes there is something called muscle weakness
User :   ok
Doctor :   it irritates the nerve,and cause severe pain
User :   I think thats what it is
User :   any remedy?
Doctor :   so its very important to have normal glucose control
User :   I have food like any normal...
Doctor :   u may not have gangrene
User :   if I dont the level goes down
Doctor :   this is complication of uncontrolled diabetes
Doctor :   ok
User :   and if I increase the dosage of my tablet also level goes down
Doctor :   u need diet control
User :   ok
Doctor :   diabetic diet strictly
User :   I feel very hungry...
Doctor :   and regular exercise as well
User :   if I go on diet
Doctor :   go to a doctor for followups
User :   ok
Doctor :   the doctor checks which part of the day
Doctor :   ur blood sugar is not under control
Doctor :   and increases the medications
Doctor :   appropriately
User :   does HealthCare Magic have a hospital with diabatology center?
Doctor :   fixes the dose
Doctor :   if still not under control
Doctor :   since when it is pains
User :   about three weeks now
Doctor :   we can recommed
Doctor :   u
Doctor :   to the best diabetologist
User :   I had a respite for two days with accupressure
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, and say when done. and say when done.
Doctor :   Could I confirm your contact details so that we can fix the appointment. Your identity will be kept completely confidential.
User :   sure
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User :   correct
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   One of our doctors will get back to you soon with all the relevant details.
User :   great
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User :   will you be sending the form by email?
Doctor :   hi
User :   hi just finished sending my contact list
Doctor :   ok
User :   i did not get the form you said you will be sending
Doctor :   i will be sending this time once again
User :   by email?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   we will get back to you with the best physician tommorow
User :   still no form
Doctor :   on whi ch day you want appointment
User :   anyday
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   iam not getting the form that ypu are talking about can you be clearer?
Doctor: Please fill this form I send, and say when done. and say when done.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   thank you that form you have alredy filled and sent it back
User :   thats what you said
User :   oh ok
User :   thanks
Doctor :   bye
User :   bye
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