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Pain in hands, near fingers, in veins. Is it due to vitamin deficiency? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 14-Mar-2013
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Doctor:How are you doing?
Doctor:Is your mother better?
Doctor:are you there?
User:f9 and how r u
Doctor:I am good, thank you
User:i want to ask some question
Doctor:Go ahead
User:my mom has pain in hand also
User:so i want to know that due to vitamin deficiency it occur
Doctor:Where is the pain
User:in veins ( finger Portion)
Doctor:Is it associated with any tingling?
User:means what
Doctor:like what we call jhanjhanahat in hindi?
User:not in hand tingling but pain
User:thank you for informing
Doctor:ust pain
Doctor:It can be due to vitamin B12 deficiency
Doctor:Does the pain come and go or is it constant?
User:come and go
User:her 3 fingure nails are not in good condition
Doctor:what happened?
User:from last so many years it is totaly spoiled
Doctor:what does it look like? brown and rough
Doctor:as if its about to peel off?
User:it not look actual nails are look
User:yes it brown and rough
User:so i want to know why this occur
Doctor:its possible that she has a fungal infection
Doctor:although the exact diagnosis can only be made on examination
Doctor:the treatment would be anti-fungal drugs
Doctor:She would need to take it for around 3-6 months
Doctor:Drugs like griseofulvin are used
Doctor:But they are prescription drugs
Doctor:I suggest that you consult a dermatologist who can prescribe the treatment
User:so can you suggest me that doctor
Doctor:our customer care team will help you find a doctor near you
Doctor:where are you currently based
User:baroda gujarat
Doctor:They'll call you and take down the details
User:so now i want to know that pain in hands will be solved after taking the medicine as you suggest
Doctor:They'll then find a doctor for you and email the details to you
Doctor:It should resolve
Doctor:As vitamin B12 deficiency can cause neuropathic pain
Doctor:It will take some time
Doctor:If it will not resolve, we can investigate for other causes
User:ok so how many time i have to wait for resolve this problem
Doctor:it will take a few months
Doctor:2-3 months atleast
Doctor:But you will notice improvement sooner
User:ok. thank you so much for guiding me
Doctor:are there any other concerns that I can answer
User:no mam
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me
Doctor:Take care
User:thanks a lot
User:u to mam
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