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Joint pain, fatigue, arthritis? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Good Morning Doctor
Doctor :   Hi
User :   I wanted to discuss some of my concerns with you
Doctor :   Good morning.
User :   I have been having joint pains especially in my right knee, shoulder and ankles
Doctor :   Please proceed with the query.
User :   I am not able to stand for more than 10-15 min
User :   This has been there since the last 6 weeks especially since I started taking Triquilar in March 2011
Doctor :   From how long are you suffering from this.
User :   I am 27, ht 5ft, wt 53 kgs
User :   and I was not on any medications
Doctor :   How old are you.What is your age, height, weight.And were you on any medications?
User :   as of now i started with ayurveda
Doctor :   Are you taking any medication for joint pain.
Doctor :   ok, do you have family history of arthritis.
User :   am not sure, but my mom and granny do have leg aches Am not sure what we call it in english
User :   I am newly married. No kids. I was married in Feb 2011
Doctor :   Are you married? children?
User :   i am always having these pains, i also am tired, always feel sleepy.
Doctor :   There seems to be a small possibility as side effect of this drug.It normally causes weakness, numbness pain in arm or leg
User :   yes pls
Doctor :   You have mentioned you got this after using this drug.
User :   I have discontinued the drug. and the pains have now definately reduced from what it was
User :   but the pains still remain
Doctor :   So it also better you stop this drug for a few weeks and see the difference. If it does not stop we can do tests to rule pout arthritis.
User :   ok
Doctor :   ok, then you can do tests to rule out arthritis.
User :   how do i go about it?
User :   ok
Doctor :   You can do CRP,ESR,RF tests after consulting orthopedicain
User :   ok
Doctor :   also x ray of joints to see any demineralisation
User :   ok
User :   nope
Doctor :   Since it is affecting joints only.
User :   not always
User :   yes in child hood
Doctor :   Any history of injury or accident.
User :   not now biut
User :   but
Doctor :   Do you get frequent throat pain?
Doctor :   During childhood.
User :   ok
Doctor :   ok.You can do the following tests and rule out these factors.mean while go for daily walks
Doctor :   Eat balanced diet and do not gain weight.
User :   ok
Doctor :   If pain increases before test reports apply hot water bag and take mild pain killers.
User :   Is there any connection with my childhood ailments and my current problem?
Doctor :   You can also start yoga which is good for pain.
Doctor :   Might be . were your throat pain very frequent?
User :   I always had sore throat and running ears' meaning i never had running nose but all the stuff used to ooze out of my ears
Doctor :   Doing those tests will rule out everything.
User :   ok
Doctor :   ok.
User :   Thank you so much doctor.. It was nice talking to you!!!
User :   I was worried
Doctor :   Do not worry, all these are treatable if detected early .
User :   I had started calling myself a defective piece
User :   nope
User :   thak you again
Doctor :   Ok, do not worry.
User :   sure
Doctor :   Do you have any more queries.
User :   bye
User :   have a nice day
Doctor :   Kindly login for further medical queries.
Doctor :   bye
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