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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi , my mother cannot move her left hand back.can any one suggest me what could be the reason and medicine?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr.XXX
User :   hi
User :   can u give some guidance
Doctor :   I am reading it
User :   my mother cannot move her left hand back.can any one suggest me what could be the reason and medicine?
Doctor :   What is her age?
User :   arround 45
User :   from last 4 month she is having this problem
Doctor :   Is she having pain when pressed over the shoulder?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Are the other movements of the shoulder joint normal?
Doctor :   liek lifting it up, bringing it back
Doctor :   forward movement
User :   yes
User :   she cannot bring back at all
User :   she pain alot
User :   she can move forward
User :   but not backword
Doctor :   After what movement she cannot bring it back
Doctor :   to normal position
Doctor :   Do you mean after back movement or all movements?
Doctor :   I need to understand all these
User :   all condition
User :   in any position with left hand only
User :   she cannot move
Doctor :   Any test done?
User :   nope yet
Doctor :   Xray and MRI ?
User :   not now
Doctor :   Have you seen an Orthopedician?
User :   one doc said there is cure for it.if it solved by excersice than ok elae hand need to be cut
User :   i have no idea abt Orthopedician? i am away from my home
Doctor :   Any opinion given?
User :   no reason given by that doc
User :   he just made this satatement
Doctor :   Listen to me,
Doctor :   She should be suffering from a chronic pain problem
User :   okie
Doctor :   in the form of Osteoarthritis or tendonitis
Doctor :   It could be any
User :   ok
Doctor :   After seeing a Orthopedician he shall conduct some examinations to determine the cause of it
Doctor :   She might also require Xray kind of test
Doctor :   Most of these problems get solved by good exercise with the help of Physiotherapist / Occupational therapist
User :   does such thing leads to cut the hand
User :   as that doc said
User :   as my mom is so tensed by his comments
Doctor :   It is not the cutting of hand,
Doctor :   the doctor shall do something called Arthroscopy
Doctor :   where a camera is put inside the joint and try to see inside
Doctor :   and figure out what is causing the problem and repair it if there is a tear in the tendon or ligment
Doctor :   Hence seeing an Orthopedician is worthwhile
User :   okie
Doctor :   I think she shoudl religiouslly follwo the exercise after consulting a physiotherapist
Doctor :   It becomes much better
User :   can u suggest some medicine or excersice
User :   ok
Doctor :   It is not appropriate for me to suggest a medicine or exercise without properly knowing the cause of the pain
Doctor :   I should be more confident while I say something that this truly works
User :   may i know ur contact
User :   details
Doctor :   I am Dr. XXX.
Doctor :   I am a General Practitioner
Doctor :   I am in XXX
User :   ok
Doctor :   Where is your mother?
User :   im XXX
User :   XXX
Doctor :   XXX is a good place
Doctor :   You will have good orthopedicians
Doctor :   Since they have a medical college too
User :   do u knwo any one
User :   ?
User :   please suggest
Doctor :   I do not know anyone personally
User :   ok
Doctor :   XXX
Doctor :   XXX
User :   thanks
Doctor :   91-0000,
Doctor :   You can contact and take an appnt
User :   ok
User :   can u suggest me regarding some skin
User :   problem
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   Go ahead
User :   i am having blacl spots on my face after pimple
User :   dark spots on face
Doctor :   They fade away on their own in 6 months
User :   okie
User :   :)
Doctor :   You can use APRICOT SCRUB
User :   thanks sir
Doctor :   once a week
User :   okie
User :   okie
Doctor :   Do not prick on the pimples
User :   means/
Doctor :   Do not touch them as they may form holes or scars which do not go away lifetime
User :   okie
Doctor :   Just wash the face two times a day
User :   so any cream
Doctor :   If you do not have pimples , then use SCRUB to remove the markis
Doctor :   Not required
User :   okie
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   bye
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