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What could be the reason for having cramps in legs and hands? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 27-Nov-2013
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User:i am XXXXXXX
User:i would like to ask a few questions about my mom health
Doctor:Please go ahead
Doctor:Please write in detail
User:She often complains about cramps in hands and legs
User:this happends even while she is not doing anywork
User:she also complains about a lot of heat being generated from the body specially from legs with which she cannot stand
Doctor:Does she have any other health probelms
Doctor:Does she use any medications
User:she is aged 47 years
User:wanted to have a completed body checkup carried out
User:so what level of body checkup needs to be carried out for her
User:maybe based on the reports from the health checkup and the problems she has when discussed in detail will yield solution
User:what level of health checkup needs to be carried out
Doctor:She can get Hemogram, Lipid profile, Urinalysis, Liver profile, Mammogram, Pap smear, Kidney function tests, Serum Vit D and B12
User:will the listed tests given by will have the checks carried out to find the problems in the entire body
Doctor:She can get treadmill test as well for the heart
Doctor:include in the above list
User:she also complains about mild chest pain sometimes
Doctor:No worry, let her eat all kinds of food
Doctor:reduce sodium salt, increase potassium
Doctor:which are XXXXXXX in bananas, oranges
Doctor:She should be alright
User:Thank you
Doctor:DO you have any more queries
Doctor:Bye for now
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