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Pregnant. Pain in wrist and thumb. Suggest a remedy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 14-Oct-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:Hello Doctor
Doctor:Are you there?
User:My sister is having a problem in her wrist
User:Also her thumb has pain
User:and unable to do any activity using her right hand
User:especially after getting from sleep in the morning
User:its painfull
Doctor:May I know her age?
User:and she is working a lot these days on system
Doctor:Since how long is she suffering from this pain?
User:since 3 days its more painfull
User:and it started lightly since 10 days
Doctor:Do you notice swelling or redness along the the pain?
Doctor:Has she had similar problem in the past?
User:yeah...light swelling is there across right thumb and wrist
User:She is now Pregnant
Doctor:Did she sustain any injury?
User:we are scared to use any medicine as she is pregant
Doctor:I understand your concern.
Doctor:It may be possible that she could have strained the area.
Doctor:She can try topical pain agents like moov or iodex.
User:Her gynec asked her to have Dolo 650mg for 2 days
Doctor:These are herbal ones and have no significant effects on pregnancy.
Doctor:She can also continue dolo 650mg
Doctor:If painful symptoms does not resolve in the next 3-5 days get back to her doctor / orthopedician for more detailed examination.
User:is it something related to Carpoll Tunnel syndrome
Doctor:Beside medicine and pain balms,
Doctor:she can also try warm compresses.
Doctor:It doesn't seem be be related to carpal tunnel currently.
Doctor:If pain persists for more than 3-5 days, she can visit her doctor and discuss about the possibility of carpal tunnel.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any questions?
User:i am following u
User:i understand
Doctor:Do you have any more questions?
User:okay we will use Pain Balms for couple of days
User:and then consult Ortho
Doctor:Any more questions?
User:thats it for now.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
User:okay bye
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