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Pain in palms. What does this indicates? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 14-Mar-2013
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i have pain in my palm this indicates what
Doctor:This is Dr. XXXXXXX
Doctor:Where is the pain located in the palm?
User:near thumb
Doctor:Is there a pain while moving the thumb as well?
User:pain is in area below thumb
User:not much while moving
Doctor:were you injured in the near past?
User:actually i have discomformt in index finger and thumb
Doctor:is there any associated tingling in the fingers?
Doctor:I think you probably have a condition called the carpal tunnel syndrome
User:y that happens
Doctor:In this condition, there is a nerve which gets compressed at the wrist
Doctor:due to excessive use of wrist joint, wrong use, working too much with the mouse?
User:i m not wotking too much with mouse
Doctor:Even during using the keyboard
Doctor:its a common condition in software professionals
User:wat i meant is i use keyboard and mouse
User:but not too much
Doctor:I understand
Doctor:but use is prolonged
User:wat u suggest
Doctor:The pain will go away with tablet disprin 325 mg as and when you need it with food
Doctor:But more importantly, you need to protect your joint
Doctor:wear a wrist splint at night
Doctor:Its like a band
Doctor:Like a wrist band , some sportspersons wear
Doctor:Its available at the chemist
User:one more problem
User:i dont hav it right now
Doctor:Next, I'll send you a link which will show you how to maintain your posture while working
Doctor:That will bring some relief
Doctor:You have to sit straight and your arms should not rest on the arm rest
Doctor:and your forearm should be straight while typing
Doctor:The movement should take place at the elbow joint while typing
Doctor:What do you dont have right now? The splint?
Doctor:You said "I dont have it right now"
User:actually i was talking abt neck pain
User:i get it when i work more
User:may be at home or at office
Doctor:That again related to the posture while working
User:i also wanted to know what r symptoms of thyroid and diabeties
Doctor:This is the link
User:ok i will go thru the same
Doctor:Hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism?
Doctor:hypo means less and hyper means more
Doctor:weight gain, loss of appetite, constipation, dry skin, lethargy, fatigue
Doctor:these are the symptoms of hypothyroidism
Doctor:Diabetes is usually asymptomatic in the earlier stages
Doctor:although few patients have excessive thirst, excessive hunger and weight loss
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