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Pain in both legs, unable to stand properly - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I'm Dr
User :   Hi Sir
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   I have pain in both legs, unable to stand properly, great pain. While walking i feel less pain.
Doctor :   Since when are you having the pain?
User :   around two months
Doctor :   Which part of leg?
User :   I have High BP and taking BP medicine Right now it is 160/100
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   Which medicines?
User :   both legs, it seems that my legs are unable to stand on my weight
Doctor :   Did the pain start suddenly or gradually?
User :   it is persistance
Doctor :   Is it a sharp pain or dull aching pain?
User :   contant sharp pain, if i stand
User :   if i sit then it is ok
Doctor :   Is the pain continuously present or is it intermittent?
User :   constant
Doctor :   Is it localized pain or radiating pain?
User :   i am taking Revelol AM 50/5
User :   what is that ?
Doctor :   It to reduce the BP
User :   No , i mean what is the meaning of localized pain and radiating pain
Doctor :   Is the pain present in that place or is it moving to other parts?
User :   that place only
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Are you taking any medication for pain?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Is the pain relived on taking medication?
User :   Ultracet
Doctor :   Is there any swollen veins in the legs?
User :   how to check
User :   i dont thnk so
Doctor :   Any redness in legs?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Please give your Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height, Weight and Waist circumference.
User :   41, Male, married, 5.4 , weight 94kg and waist size is 40
Doctor :   Is there pain during night?
User :   always
Doctor :   Ok
User :   as soon as i stand on my legs
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is the joint pain or muscle pain?
User :   how to check this
Doctor :   Joint pain are which present in knee or ankle?3
Doctor :   muscle pain present in calf and thigh
User :   heel
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is there any swelling
Doctor :   ?
User :   nope
Doctor :   OK
User :   no swelling
Doctor :   Redness?
User :   no
Doctor :   Do you start any exercise program?
User :   not yet
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i do walk for about 1 hour in evening
Doctor :   Do you pain on the sole?
User :   during walking i feel very less pain
User :   or i can say no pain
Doctor :   OK
User :   yes, i feel pain on the sole
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Did you consult any doctor?
User :   yes
Doctor :   What did he say?
User :   five doctors in one year
User :   every doctor asks to do certain tests
Doctor :   Did you any tests?
User :   and results is negative in all test, they did ecg, kub,cloctrol,suger,
Doctor :   Did you get an X-ray of the joint?
User :   nope
User :   should i
Doctor :   Yes
User :   both
Doctor :   From your history it could probably be any early changes of arthritis or bursitis
Doctor :   It would be better to get a X-ray of both the ankles done
User :   i did haemoglobin, urine routine, cholesterol, Blood urea, Creatine, total proteins,uric acid,electrolytes,sodium,potassium, T3,T4,TSH, Free T3, free T4, Sonography
User :   Ok, i will do x-ray of both ankles done today
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Also get an get a physical examination done from an orthopedist
User :   ok
User :   orthodoctor
Doctor :   Yes
User :   ok
User :   in my Haematology report, ESR (westergren) is 28
Doctor :   Yes
User :   MCHC is 34.9
Doctor :   In arthritis ESR can rise
User :   MCV is 77.4
Doctor :   Now you have to put less stress on the ankle joint
User :   PCV is 39.3
Doctor :   Being overweight can be equally stressful for the joint
User :   Monocytes is 00
User :   BASOPHILS is 00
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   These reports do not point specific to your leg pain right now
User :   After ankle xray i should go to ortho doctor
User :   right
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   So it is important for you reduce weight without more pressure on joint.
Doctor :   Which city are you in?
User :   i tried a lot but always failed
User :   to reduce weight
Doctor :   The best exercise for you is swimming
Doctor :   and yoga
User :   i dont know swimming
User :   i can try yoga
User :   I tried going to body care, VLCC
User :   but failed
User :   thanks for your support Doctor
User :   I will try to reduce weight
User :   Have a Nice day
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting
Doctor :   Any orthopedic near your area can help you diagnose after the Xray
Doctor :   and put effective treatment
User :   ok
Doctor :   Keep putting hot fomentation and apply ointment over the area
Doctor :   and do not do a massage but you can slightly rub over it
User :   ok
Doctor :   I hope you followed by suggestions
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done.
Doctor :   THanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   bye
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