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Tingling sensation in hand - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   I have a sensation of slight tingling in the hand
Doctor :   To get a more complete picture I need this information
Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: ; Marital Status:
User :   27, software engineer, unmarried
Doctor :   which hand?
User :   right
Doctor :   do you have any pain as well?
User :   no pains
Doctor :   any pain in the back of shoulder/ neck area?
User :   no pains
User :   no
User :   no
Doctor :   when did this start?
Doctor :   r u thr?
User :   yes
User :   around two months bak
Doctor :   Is it only the fingers/ palm/ all over including the the arm
User :   only in the fingers
Doctor :   any weakness/ grip problems?
User :   nop
Doctor :   how often does this happen?
Doctor :   does anything you do increase or decrease it?
User :   not always ..but sometimes only
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
any similar feeling in other parts of the body?
User :   np.only in the rte hand
User :   thats 4 one finger only
Doctor :   and only one finger?
User :   yes..middle finger
Doctor :   any patches or loss of sensation?
User :   but that not severe..slight feeling only
Doctor :   do you smoke or drink alcohol/ any drug abuse habits?
User :   no smoking .but drink. 2-3 pegs once or twice in a week
Doctor :   do you have any other health problems? asthma/ any allergies?
User :   nop
Doctor :   and any injury to your middle finger?
User :   nop.not yet
Doctor :   ok- there does not appear to be anything seriously wrong- just ignore it- if it is causing you too much grief pls see a GP for a physical examination
User :   okay ..thank u .but is there any particular reason 4 it?
Doctor :   Vitamin B def can cause such sensations- but not restricted to one finger
Doctor :   Excessive computer/ typing can cause these
Doctor :   but there will be pain at the wrist/ neck/ shoulder area as well
User :   oh k
Doctor :   as you dont have any of these dont worry-
Doctor :   sometimes when you focus on something continously- you keep noticing the problem
User :   last 3-4 days there is slight cough also
Doctor :   just ignore it consciously for a few days and see if that works
User :   okay
Doctor :   any throat pain?
Doctor :   or cold
Doctor :   r u thr?
User :   cold was throat pain
Doctor :   any phlegm/ or is it a dry cough?
User :   not dry
User :   phlegm was there
User :   but thats nt through mouth
Doctor :   what color?
User :   normal..somewhat yellow
Doctor :   from your nose?
User :   yes
Doctor :   any fever?
Doctor :   if you have fever pls see a GP; otherwise
just drink plenty of fluids and take tablet RICONIA once daily for 10 days( it is a multi mineral/ vitamin combo)
User :   nop
User :   okay
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you iwth?
User :   nothing else ! thanks for the advice
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now.
User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
User :   i have one doubt
Doctor :   ok
User :   i have contacted with one gal.. but in between the condom has broken for some time. is ther any possiblity to trasmit HIV?
Doctor :   Yes if she has HIV there is high chances
User :   i don know whether she has affected or not
User :   she was a professional.
User :   thats only for some seconds
User :   immediately she has removed that
Doctor :   The transmission of HIV needs a bare contact of the organ
Doctor :   no matter how much time
User :   so what i need to do next?
Doctor :   Get a HIV test done
User :   wher i can done this?
Doctor :   any lab
Doctor :   It wont be positive even if you have HIV transmission till 3 months of contact
User :   any symtpoms for that?
Doctor :   no symptoms
Doctor :   simple viral infection
Doctor :   symptoms
Doctor :   like mild fevr, body pain,etc
User :   k
Doctor :   anything else
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting bye
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