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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello
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plz proceed
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ya
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with your medical query
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actually i have been having problem sleeping properly
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ok
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mainly because of irresistible urge to move my legs .
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ok
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i keep on tossing and turning
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its not acctualy pain
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ok
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is it jerks?
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just some uncomfortable feeling which goes away if if toss or turn to a side
User :   not jerks
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ok
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any numbness in any part of body?
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or if you feel that some part is oversensitive
User :   not exactly -- moreover i also have burning sensation in my feet
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nothing is oversensitive
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ok
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i have read online about restless legs syndrome --
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something like that
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ok
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is it more in night as compared to day
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?
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ya sometimes
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ok
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moreover the burning sensation i get in daytiem too
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ok
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is it in both legs?
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ya
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please provide your Age, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height, Weight
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27 , Software Engineer, Single , 5' 11''
Doctor :   ok
User :   actually its not that i dont sleep at all
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while sitting you feel the same urge
User :   ya if i sit in the same position for long i feel like streching or changing postion ,
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moreover the burning sensation is thr
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ok
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in the morning i feel i have not have a gud nites sleep ..
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and it effects my daytiem routien
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i feel drowsy and sleepy
Doctor :   are you taking any medications or had taken any medication for long time in past?
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ok
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no i went to some doctor he prescribed some vitamins which i took for 10 days
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ok
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which tablet?
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and once i went to some physician he was prescribing some sedative for sleep
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soem vitamin called NerveUp D
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ok
User :   i dont exactly remember
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ok
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since when are you facing the problem?
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long 4-5 months or more -- i never took it seriously --as i thght it was ok to not have a gud nite sleep -- with a hectic schedule
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Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs. If yes how much/how often and how long you have?
User :   no i used to smoke very irregularly an year back and alcohol too once in a month like ..

Doctor :   ok
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Any history of Allergies/ Diabetes/ High Blood pressure/ Thyroid/ Heart disease/Asthma/ paralysis /Breathing problems
User :   not to my knowledge ...
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ok
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Do you have similar complaints in the past?
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any family history of above mentioned diseases?
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once i have moved -- last december -- its started to show more dominanatly
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family history -- parents have High Blood Presure ..
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both parents?
User :   mother
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ok
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as she has been on some medification -- i am not taht sure of my father
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is there anything else that you will like to tell me regarding your problem?
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hmmm because of this i feel weak and very lethargic -- moreover i have started worrying abt some problems --
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likie?
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and lack of gud nite sleep is addign to it
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*like?
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ok
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general problems -- pay hikes and some personal too
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ok
User :   but nt that much
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in my opinion as per your symptoms it is possible that you might have restless leg syndrome
User :   hmm
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but before starting exact treatment investigations are necessary to rule out any other problem
User :   ok so what do u suggest ?
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Therefore you should perform the following tests
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CBC, TSH, S.Ferritin, and COLOUR DOPPLER of LEG
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revert me back with these reports
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by the time I will advice you
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to take Tab. HEMFER once a day after food
User :   whr can i get these tests done ...
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for atleast 15 days
User :   any specialization centers
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you can go to any laboratory
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like ranbaxy
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piramal
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ok ...
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is it fine for you?
User :   what is this tablet for ?
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many cases of this disease have low ferritin levels in blood that means iron deficiency
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this is a iron capsule
User :   ok
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plz take capsule
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it is available as capsule
User :   ok sure
User :   shall i take it in night or day ?
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anytime after food
User :   ok
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