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Myalgia and associated weakness - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr. XXXXXX
User :   hi
User :   I am having some problem with my entire left body
User :   you there
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am reading your query
Doctor :   Please continue
Doctor :   How did the problem start and progress?
User :   ok
User :   let me tell you
User :   I am software engineer
User :   from around 6 years
User :   so past 4 years I have this problem
User :   but it started
User :   with my left shoulder back
User :   I used get some kind of numness
Doctor :   ok
User :   I used to get feel like
User :   as if my hand is dislocated
User :   I did not take seriously and did take and medication
User :   it went worse and my should back muscles got weak
Doctor :   Ok
User :   that if I try to give some presure
User :   my hand used to shiver
User :   then it slowly spread to my neck
User :   that too only left side of the neck
Doctor :   What is the medicine?
User :   during this time I went for physiotherapy
User :   for some time
Doctor :   ok
User :   but it didnt get fixed
User :   I went around 15 days or so
User :   now it spread to my back
User :   left side
User :   now it started affecting my knes
User :   knee
User :   this is condition
User :   so funny right
User :   :)
User :   but I am in pain
Doctor :   Ok
User :   it is very discomfort to work
User :   is it some only related to ergonomic
Doctor :   How long can you sit and work continously?
User :   or it can be a neuro problem as well
User :   I am working for 8 hours
User :   but I am actually doing with pain
User :   entire left side muscle seems to be weak compare to right side
Doctor :   What is your age?
User :   26
Doctor :   Did you see a spine surgeon or Orthopedician
Doctor :   for this problem yet?
User :   is it something which fixed through exercise
User :   no I have not seen
Doctor :   It should have been done with an Orthopedician
Doctor :   It cannot be done with exercise now
Doctor :   A series of radiological tests should be done
Doctor :   First important is the proper physical examination
User :   have to seen such cases before
Doctor :   with all the movements
Doctor :   Yes there are much more difficult thing
Doctor :   This is a common thing
User :   ok will rothopedician do it
Doctor :   and can be solved with proper diagnsois
Doctor :   and management
Doctor :   Few tests, rest, exercise and medicines
User :   can you suggest some good orthopedician
Doctor :   Where are you located?
User :   ok
Doctor :   Just refer my name
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXX
User :   ho so will you consult with him regarding this issue
Doctor :   You can take an appointment with him and see him
Doctor :   You take the help of customer care for fixing up appointment
User :   ok
User :   can you tell me want kind of issue this is called
Doctor :   Get an evaluation done by him first
Doctor :   Myalgia
Doctor :   associated with weakness
User :   ok
Doctor :   These kind of long term problems should first be addressed physically
Doctor :   and take an opinion
User :   k
User :   but is it too late
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   It is not late
User :   ok
Doctor :   It can be easily cured
User :   thanks you very much dr
User :   ok I will fix an appointment soon
Doctor :   Great
Doctor :   Do not worry
Doctor :   You need some rest and assurance
User :   :( ok....
User :   hmm
User :   do you have any offical email id
Doctor :   You can mail it at YYYY@YYYY
Doctor :   after the opinion
Doctor :   Did you follow?
User :   ya
Doctor :   No worries,consult the ortho
User :   So I can mention your name and send it to YYYY@YYYY id
Doctor :   and I shall help you how to proceed further after that
User :   k
Doctor :   Fine?
User :   thanks doctore thank you very much...let health magic create some magic
Doctor :   Sure
Doctor :   Bye
Doctor :   for now
User :   bye
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