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Pain on the right side of the body, chances of stroke? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
Doctor :   OK
User :   I feel nervousness/small pain on the right side of my body
User :   basically pain or weakenss feeling on the right arms, and also leg
Doctor :   Can you elaborate the symptoms? how did it started, any injury, aggravating and relieving factors.
User :   this also has small little neck pain
User :   I had a problem of back pain due to muscle spasm, for which I do regular exercises either use treadmill and stretching at gym or simming
Doctor :   OK
User :   if I leave the exercise for long time.. back pain also occurs...
Doctor :   I would like to know a few more things before suggesting you: Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   the exact symptom is like have feeling of weekeness in right hand and leg along with a neckpain on the right side
Doctor :   Do you smoke or consume alcohol?
User :   this feeling of weakness is also feels like a small pain or discomfort
User :   I am 32
Doctor :   May I know the duration of this presenting symptom?
User :   I do not smoke.. but consume alcohol occasionally
Doctor :   OK.
Doctor :   Do you suffer with any diagnosed medical conditions?
User :   it is from almost an year and a half.. not contionously but I realise this once in two weeks or three weeks
User :   not anything as off now
Doctor :   Does any one in your family suffer with similar symptoms?
Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   Does your father has Hypertension, Diabetes or any diagnosed medical conditions?
User :   my father who is 66 now had developed similar kind symptoms like numbness and weakness on right side
Doctor :   OK
User :   which is both right leg and hand.. but he had a diagonosed mild stroke before this symptoms developed
Doctor :   May I know the power of the right arm and leg are similar to the left side?
User :   yes... he had it from last 2-3 years
User :   both hypertension and diabetes
Doctor :   Was your Blood pressure monitored recently? if yes may I know your BP reading?
User :   yes it is
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Was your blood sugar levels checked recently?
User :   but I was more comfortable with left by my early childhood I was a lefty unlike traditional kids
Doctor :   Ok
User :   yep BP was normal..118/76
User :   but some times when had less sleep when BP was checked it was slightly higher like 128/86
Doctor :   After going through the description, I feel that you might be suffering with a neuropathy .
Doctor :   It would be better to get examined by a Neurologist as to rule out other causes.
Doctor :   like stroke.
Doctor :   But as you have family history of stroke and this pain is present there might be chances of stroke.
Doctor :   Yes it would be better if you see a neurologist.
User :   okay
Doctor :   Pain on right side*
User :   so you suggest better to get in touch with a nurologist
Doctor :   Did you follow?
User :   yes... it is difficult to formulate it is really not a pain.. kind of discomfort
Doctor :   These symptoms are more common in stroke.
User :   yes it is pain/weakness/discomfort on the right side
Doctor :   Are there any more queries for me to help you with?
Doctor :   Take care.
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
User :   okay
Doctor :   Same to you.
Doctor :   Bye
User :   thanks doctor for your advice
User :   nothing more at this moment.. thanks a lot
User :   have a nice evening
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