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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help yu?
User :   hi
User :   i have a lot of joint and muscular pain

Doctor :   k
Doctor :   Please describe in detail about them?
User :   pain is mostly in the hands near the elbows

User :   and overall body ache
User :   have tried pain killers but no use
Doctor :   How long have been suffering?
User :   around a month
User :   also legs near the knees
Doctor :   how did the pain start, was sudden or gradual
User :   it was gradual
Doctor :   is the pain started on point and radiating
User :   no its all over
Doctor :   So yoiu dont have
Doctor :   now?
Doctor :   How is the quality of pain gripping throbbing/ piercing/ pinning?
User :   its throbbing
User :   yes hands and legs are constantly all day
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have fever?
User :   no

Doctor :   Do you hve cough cold sorethroat
User :   no
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--

Age: Gender; Occupation: Location: Marital Statu
User :   33 Male Working in a BPO Marrie
Doctor :   Do you smoke/drink alcohol/Any other habits? If yes how much/how often?
User :   smoke half a packa day , a beer once a week
Doctor :   Have you had any similar problems in the past?
User :   nope
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems?
User :   no

Doctor :   High Blood sugar/ high blood pressure/ Asthma/allergies etc?
User :   no
Doctor :   Do you work out
User :   havent tested blood /sugar
Doctor :   or exercise?
User :   no i dont wsork out though i do go for walks
Doctor :   Is there any thing increase your pains
User :   yes the pain increases in the evenings
Doctor :   Do you feel tired or lazy at the end of the day?
User :   sort off

Doctor :   Have you seen a doctor/Taken any medication for your current problem?
User :   tried some painkillers mostly combiflam and enzoflam

Doctor :   k
User :   was thinking of going for some massage

Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Frank after going through yoiur history i think yoiu have myalgia and arthralgia and since there are
Doctor :   many different and common causes
Doctor :   I would suggest you to get a physical examination done
Doctor :   by a doctor (general Practitioner ) and few blood tests that are to be needed
User :   ok

Doctor :   The metabolism of the body increases because of the smoking
Doctor :   and the alcohol you consume
Doctor :   and the diet or the activity are disproportional to the metabolism
Doctor :   What i would recommend is
Doctor :   a PE by a general practitioner

Doctor :   Please fill this form I send and give feedback and when done, Please say it.
Doctor :   Since you are not benefitted by the medicines your are taking and the problem sis for a month
Doctor :   I suggest you for a complete health check up with the complete history , PE ( risk factors of smoking)
User :   where are you located

Doctor :   I am sure you would be knowing the illeffects
Doctor :   of the smoking
User :   ok

User :   thank you
Doctor :  

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