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Cause and treatment for pain in the body and finger joints - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Dear Sir,
User :   Good Mornining.
User :   I am having fully body pains that too in finger joints very much pain is there which type of treatment is required
Doctor :   Hello xxxxx, Good morning
Doctor :   What is your age xxxxx?
User :   30
Doctor :   And occupation...? Is it because of work style, since how long the pain is...?
User :   since 2 months
User :   Finger Joints pain is since one week
Doctor :   Is the first time or previously you had pain in finger joints...?
User :   This is first time
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have any other health problems xxxxx?
User :   I am having thyroid problem that is TSH is above normal level, so that I am taking the treatment in Homeopathy.
Doctor :   how long have you had this problem?
Doctor :   the thyroid problem?
User :   It has started last year only
Doctor :   does the pain in your finger joints vary throughout the day?
Doctor :   is it more at any particular time?
Doctor :   or decrease at any time?
User :   Thourgh out the day, particularly when I carry any weight,
Doctor :   Ok so your pain increases when you do any work?
User :   If some thing is in up take example of water pot is up, I wanted to put down though my fingers, I am getting pain, even If I am not carry also though out the day I feel pain.
Doctor :   how is your sleep? do you have shaking in your hands when you hold them straight?
User :   My sleep is good, i don't have the shaking poblem
Doctor :   how is your appetite?
Doctor :   when was the last time you got your thyroid tests done?
User :   May 2007
Doctor :   Hypothyroidism ( underactive thyroid gland), in which
case your TSH levels
are higher than normal
Doctor :   can cause joint pain and body aches
Doctor :   I would advice you to get your thyroid function tests
done again
and consult a physician
Doctor :   for treatment
Doctor :   r u thr?
User :   Yes
Doctor :   i think that post probably the treatment
Doctor :   that you are taking might not be effective
User :   Tommorrow I am going to the doctor for my check up
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Pls make sure you get a repeat blood test for the thyroid done
User :   Thank u sir, I thought my problem is some other. If this problem is due to thyroid defenetely I will consult.
Doctor :   you are welocme
thanks for consulting us
User :   Sir you have any Idea about the tyroid specialists in Bangalore
Doctor :   which area are you in?
User :   I am in xxxxx
Doctor :   just give me a moment
Doctor :   to check xxxxxxxxxx
User :   Sir just above u have mentioned about a repeat blood test what it is which type of test is required, Usually I will go for T3,T4,TSH only. apart from some other test are there, that is also required please mention the name of the test.
Doctor :   yes
get these done
Doctor :   plus get your hemoglobin
Doctor :   TC, DC and ESR, Urine R/E and microscopy done
Doctor :   Dr. xxxxx. N phone number 0000 is a physician close to your area .
Doctor :   you can call him to fix up an appointment
Doctor :   if you want some one closer to you, you can check
out the home page- search doctors feature and find all the doctors in your area
User :   Thank U sir.
Doctor :   Isthere anything else i can help you with?
User :   Except body pains and finger pains, I dont have other problems.
Doctor :   that is common in hypothyroidism
Doctor :   once that is treted
Doctor :   it will all become allright
Doctor :   there can be many complications, if it is left untreated , so pls dont neglect this
User :   thank u sir. I hope If get relieft from the pains, thanks to u and god.
Doctor :   welcome xxxxx; have a nice day; bye for now
Doctor :   hi xxxxx
Doctor :   Can i help you with anything else?
Doctor :   i am closing this window
Doctor :   it seems this chat window is coming up by mistake
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