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Treatment for congenital defect in the left hand - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hello i have some trouble opening my left hand..This problem i have had for many years but now really want to fix it.. I can't open it all the way its very tight when i try to open the middle finger and the ringer finger but all the other open up just fine like normal.. Its there a way to fix this because it really bothers me that i cant pick up or do anything with it..
Doctor :   hi
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ok
User :   hi
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how did this happen?
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was any injury previous to this?
User :   i guess from birth
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ok
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was any investigations were done for it?
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please provide your age, gender, location, occupation
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was any x-ray, MRI done for this problem?
User :   i went to a hand surgeon a couple of years ago and they said there was nothing they could do because if i would have surgery it would be more weaker then it is
Doctor :  
ok
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what was the problem detected at that time?
User :   i am a male 25 years
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what did the surgeon say?
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ok
User :   he didnt do any xray he just made me feel a quarter to see if can tell what it is
User :   and it was something to do with the muscle
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did you meet any plastic surgeon any time uptil now?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
User :   ive had many surgeries done that why i have been keeping the away
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ok
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what surgeries were done for you?
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if the problem was since birth, then what all were done to rectify it uptil now?
User :   i have had 2 kidney transplants,hip replacement gaul bladder removal
Doctor :  
ok
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what were the reasons for which these surgeries were done for you?
User :   i am sorry i cant remember
Doctor :   ok
User :   i think i swallowed the water when my mother was pregenant with me and that damaged the kidney
Doctor :  

is the hand related problem a birth defect or a congenital defect? what did the previous doctor say?
Doctor :   ok
User :   i think congenital defect
Doctor :   I think that for your case we will need to take the opinion of our panel of specialists. We shall present your case history to the concerned specialist and get back to you with an email.

User :   thats great
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User :   ok will do thank you
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Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   thats all doctor thank you
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