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Post polio syndrome - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
Doctor :   r u thr?
Doctor :   It seems you have moved away from the chat; I am closing this window; Pls get back if you need any help
User :   Sorry Sir, some network related issues caused this delay.
Doctor :   thats alright
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Iam suffering from Post polio syndrome with lot of anxiety and fatigue.
Doctor :   how old are you?
User :   29 yrs
Doctor :   what work do you do?
User :   s/w engineer
Doctor :   who diagnosed you with the Post polio syndrome?
User :   one of the orthopaedic doctor
Doctor :   are you having muscle pains?
User :   yes
Doctor :   how many years ago did you have the polio attack?
User :   when I's 8 months child

Doctor :   when were you diagnosed with the syndrome?
User :   6 months back
User :   also one more recent check up happened
Doctor :   are you currently taking any treatment?
User :   doctor suggested to take revital capsule daily after lunch. nothing more
Doctor :   I meant- like physiotherapy
Doctor :   as well
User :   no
Doctor :   as it will help you with managing your fatigue

Doctor :   effective management of post polio syndrome includes
User :   but my orthopadic doctor refused me from doing excersize
Doctor :   energy conservation, physiotherapy, and occupational therapy
User :   Sir, Im recently married, my wife is not satisfied with me (night time) because I am week. can u pls suggest some good medicines which improve my strength
Doctor :   They teach you exercises to do to keep your muscles fit with out causing muscle fatigue
Doctor :   Are you able to eat well?

User :   some problem while swallowing
Doctor :   How are your day to day activities/ are they manageable or difficult?
User :   bit difficult to work till evening

Doctor :   you need to be careful in conserving your energy
Doctor :   Do you know swimming?
User :   yes
Doctor :   You can try light swimming/ water aerobics
Doctor :   Under the guidance of a physiotherapist
Doctor :   they can help you improve muscle strength
User :   but how to lead happy life with my wife as she is not satisfied with me since iam week
Doctor :   usually it will be on alternate days
Doctor :   how long has it been since you are married?
User :   3 years
User :   yes
Doctor :   what you will need to do is to contact an orthopedician here and try physiotherapy
Doctor :   to improve your strength
User :   but whats about my original problem, can you pls suggest some medicines and good food for that please?

Doctor :   Are you vegetarian or non vegetarian?
User :   non vegetarian

Doctor :   do you smoke/ drink alcohol?
User :   no
Doctor :   coffee?
User :   2 cup a day
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you need to have a balanced diet with lots of fruits and veggies. You can have non-veg a few times per week
Doctor :   as you are already taking revital- no need for an additional
Doctor :   multivitamin
Doctor :   restrict coffee
Doctor :   and if you have nay friends who smoke
Doctor :   avoid being with them when they smoke
Doctor :   there are medicines that are prescribed during post polio syndrome- but they have not yet proven to effective in clinical studies
Doctor :   the medicines are only available by prescription
Doctor :   what I can do is mail you a diet chart to help you build a balanced diet for yourself
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   Thank you so much sir, but still my original question is unanswered, (my wife is not satisfied with me, as I am week during night time)

Doctor :   , I know it is difficult for you,

Doctor :   as you get tired
Doctor :   that is why I suggested Physiotherapy
Doctor :   to gradually build up your strength
Doctor :   and endurance
Doctor :   Because of the side effects of sex- medicines
Doctor :   it is better to avoid them
User :   This is not physical problem, this is my sexual problem.
Doctor :   ok

User :   I've to satisfy my wife at any cost sir, pls
Doctor :   so you are having a problem with getting an erection?
User :   yes sir,
Doctor :   ok..
Doctor :   you need to see a specialist for help
Doctor :   the medicines are only available by prescriptions
Doctor :   you can use the search doctors
Doctor :   feature on the home page of our site
Doctor :   and find their
Doctor :   phone numbers
Doctor :   as well
Doctor :   and give them a call directly
User :   via this live chat, can i contact any specialist doctors, as i expected earlier for live chat
Doctor :   online medicine prescriptions are not allowed

Doctor :   that is why you need to see a specialist
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?

Doctor :   thanks for consulting us; Bye for now
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