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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr XXXXXXXX here.
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hi
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
User :   i feel pain on my heels on early hours of the day, what could be the problem?
User :   i am 33, male
Doctor :   May I know your height and weight?
User :   169 cm, 69 kg
Doctor :   Since when are you having this pain?
User :   last two months
Doctor :   Do you notice swelling with the pain?
Doctor :   Do you have pain in any other joints?
User :   no
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Have you seen a doctor or tried any medication?
User :   i tried pain oil and moove, but not much effect
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Did you have a recent history of thorn prick or any other injury?
Doctor :   Sudden onset pain in the heal without any previous illness can occur due to soft tissue problems such as fasciatis.
Doctor :   The probable cause for the same can be injury sustained or due to pressure effects (secondary to weight or shoe wearing)
Doctor :   Let me suggest few measures that will help.
Doctor :   1. Use analgesics such as volini gel or
Doctor :   ibuprofen tablets when ever the pain is severe.
Doctor :   2. Use soft sole foot wears.
Doctor :   3. Tight shoes can be better avoided.
Doctor :   4. Weight reduction will also help, hence practice cardioexercises such as brisk walking/jogging/thread mill exercises.
Doctor :   5. If the symptoms are getting aggravated, you may have to consult an orthopedician for physical examination and evaluation.
Doctor :   Have you followed what i have suggested?
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   yea docor..
User :   i will try those..
User :   thanks
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   no thanks a lot.
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
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