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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you ?
User :   hi
User :   i live in Delhi. I just feel that my feet feel much colder than others. Is there something which is causing it.
User :   24/8 is the current temp (max/ min)
Doctor :   i GUESS THE temperature currently in delhi is very low ? isnt that right ?
User :   but why me?
Doctor :   May i know your age ?
Doctor :   Do u smoke ?
User :   36/M/85 kgs
User :   No, I don't smoke
Doctor :   Do u have any other symptoms like throbbing pain, claudication, etc ?
User :   wht is claudication
Doctor :   loss of sensation, numbness , etc ?
User :   no
Doctor :   its a severe pain of severity 9/10 in the limbs radiating to other parts as well
Doctor :   so the only problem you have is coldness right ?
User :   yes, unusually cold when compared to others
Doctor :   Have u travelled anywhere out with no proper footware, anytime today ?
User :   yes sometimes
Doctor :   what about the rest of the family ?
Doctor :   have they travelled too ?
User :   no is low haemoglobin
User :   i mean, is low haemoglobin or something else that causes it
Doctor :   have the the rest of the family travelled too ?
User :   No
Doctor :   low Hb will ncrease the conc of the blood volume
User :   ok
Doctor :   so the feeling of coldness will not be seen
User :   ooh
Doctor :   i dont think there is anything wrongt with you
Doctor :   you are completely fine
User :   ok
Doctor :   use some heat packs and thick socks to wear
Doctor :   and u will be fine
User : dipping feet in hot water, gud
Doctor :   keep your legs near a heater
Doctor :   yes that is fine too
User :   ok..
User :   thanks
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   Do u have any other query?
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