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limping since a day, 2 year 23 months old - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   I am Dr
User :   i have 2 year 3 months old son. He is unable to walk from yesterday
Doctor :   How can I help you ?
Doctor :   ok.
User :   he keeps limping
User :   i showed him to paedriatic
User :   doc
Doctor :   ok.
User :   he has given ibugesic plus
User :   thre times till evening
User :   i am worried
Doctor :   do not worry.
User :   what could be the reason for limping
Doctor :   didi he have any injury yesterday.
User :   no
User :   i leave him with baby sitter
User :   she aslo told that he was fine
Doctor :   ok.
User :   playing as usual
User :   last week he had slight fever and loose motion
Doctor :   does he weep, cry or moan with any pain ?
User :   doctor had given zopi and ventryl d
User :   for cough
User :   he was feeling much better
User :   he has become more weak now
User :   and also since his grand father is in ICU
User :   he keeps crying thinking about him
Doctor :   does he weep, cry or moan with any pain ?
User :   no
User :   he just remembers his grandfather and cries
Doctor :   OK, I can understand he might have been a lot attached to his grand father,
User :   s
User :   we have been vaccinations also regularly
User :   and have not missed anyting so fare
User :   now we are worried so much about him
User :   wehn i ask he says no pain
User :   in the leg
User :   right leg
Doctor :   Are his other activities fine ?
User :   he is normal
Doctor :   Food intake ?
User :   he eats
User :   as usual
Doctor :   Hand movement and co-ordination ?
User :   normal
Doctor :   How are his reflexes ?
Doctor :   Knee jerk or ankle jerk ?
User :   normal
User :   we tried pressing to chk whether he feels pain
User :   he said nothing like that
User :   he used to sit on arm chair for a long time
User :   for last 2 days
User :   will it be a cause
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   How are his reflexes ?
Knee jerk or ankle jerk ?
Doctor :   What did the pediatrician say about that ?
User :   its normal
User :   pediatrician said he is normal
User :   either he must have fallen somewhere
User :   or could be becuase of viral fever
User :   he has to wait and see till evenng
User :   that is after taking ibugesic plus
Doctor :   If its of a sudden origin, it must be due to aciident or fall.
User :   k
Doctor :   Or it must be due to some neurlogical dysfunction , got to diagnosed by a Pediatric neurlogist.
User :   k
Doctor :   Where do you stay ?
User :   i stay in
Doctor :   I mean which city ?
User :  
Doctor :   Is it ?
User :   its nea
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   I would suggest you to
Doctor :   HE is a Pediatric neurlogist.
Doctor :   He will examine the baby and may suggest a nerve conduction if anything major .
Doctor :   He also .
User :   ok
Doctor :   Pls. leave your mail id and phone no. , and i shall ask our customer care team to take ann appointment and send his ph. no. to your mail id and cellphone.
User :  
Doctor :   Do you have anything else to ask ?
User :   y ibugesic plus is given to him
User :   is it for fever
Doctor :   Please do not worry,
Doctor :   it is given a spain killer.
Doctor :   i do not suggest to use it as it masks pain.
Doctor :   pls. stop using it.
Doctor :   if the baby has pain , its a good symptom and easy to diagnose it
User :   ok doctor
User :   thank you so much for your time
User :   i chkd at home
User :   nw also he is limping little bit
Doctor :   Thank you fopr consulting me.
Doctor :   take care, dont worry, he'll be fine.
User :   thank you so much doctor
Doctor :   bye for now.
User :   bye
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