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Pain in the knee and dry eye syndrome - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi Doctor
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr here
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   this is in regard to the request i placed now
User :   i am having a pain in my right knee for the past 2 months
Doctor :   Which request have you placed?
User :   i used to go to Aerobics classes
Doctor :   May i know your age? Is the pain periodic or continuous? Is there any other symptom?
User :   went for about 3 months. then developed pain in my right knee
User :   so have stopped going for the classes past 45-50 days
User :   my age is 26
User :   the pain is periodic
Doctor :   It can be due to muscle injury, ligament pull or any traume, bad posture due to aerobics
User :   whenever i climb up the stairs, or when i bend my knees, i have this problem
Doctor :   Did you take any medications for it?
User :   what is the best thing to do
User :   yes.
Doctor :   1)Apply hot water bag 3 times a day
User :   but it helped only for sometime
User :   ok.
Doctor :   2)Take Tab DOLO 650 mg for pain relief 2 tmies a day
User :   would applying balm also help?
Doctor :   3)You have to apply it regularly for few days.
User :   you mkean balm?
Doctor :   4)Apply Relaxyl ointment on the area thrice daily.
Doctor :   I mean hot water bag is to be applied regularly for few days.
User :   ok.
Doctor :   No balm would not help as such.
Doctor :   5)Take Tablet Calcium once daily for few days.
User :   ok. would this repair the knee muscles
Doctor :   6)You can go for some Physiotherapy exercises for some time, they will help in healing.
Doctor :   7)Avoid over straining of the affected area.
User :   thanks you so much doctor.
User :   Can i have your name
Doctor :   Its Dr Mitaly here
User :   Thank you so much. was nice talking to you
Doctor :   Is there anything else you would like to know?
User :   Well.. in case you could help me on this one as well.. i have been getting infections in my eye
User :   i mean the outer layer where we apply AAAAAAA
User :   when i consulted a doctor, they said.. i have dry eyes
Doctor :   Kindly explain the symptoms Is there any pain, burning or itching or discharge?
Doctor :   Do you have a desk top job as dry eyes are very common in this case.
User :   yes.
User :   i constantly use the computer
User :   there is a pain when the infection is about to come
User :   then there is a swelling around the eyes
User :   so i do a hot water fermentation every night
Doctor :   Dry eyes are due to overuse of computer when the outer layer of eye becomes dry and there is no secretion and tear formation.
User :   what is the remedy
Doctor :   Hot water is not the treatment for dry eyes.
Doctor :   1)Use Refresh Eye Drops daily 2 drops twice daily.
Doctor :   Is there any burning or discharge?
User :   no
Doctor :   2)Regularly take away your eyes every half hour from computer and do some eye movements
User :   Ok.
User :   the doctor had said that most of the pores in my eye were infected
Doctor :   3)Wash then with cold water.
User :   whenever i travel.. or do some dusting job, i catch the infection
Doctor :   4)Blink them regularly as it produces some tears and keeps it moist
Doctor :   5)You can daily use EYETONE drops for clearing the infection.
Doctor :   6)Have lots of green veggies and citrus fruits in diet.
User :   i will tel you the prescription that i underwent
Doctor :   7)Take Vitamin A tablet daily for few months
User :   Ciplox 50 mg bd (twice a day)
User :   Combiflame- twice a day
User :   Zoxan ointment and Occucin eye drops
Doctor :   Ok These are antibiotics and painkillers.
Doctor :   For how long did you take them?
User :   for about a week
User :   this is around 6 monthds back
Doctor :   Did it help you?
User :   but now.. everytime i face a problem now.. i use the hot water fermentation method n it works
User :   yes
User :   my only worry is if i use any cosmetics on the eye. i develop the infection again
Doctor :   8)Do some form of eye exercises also daily.They will also help
User :   Sure
Doctor :   Also you can use rosewater or Eyedrop EYETONE after applying cosmetics
User :   sure
Doctor :   You can use eyetone without any side effects evendaily.
Doctor :   Is there anything else you would like to know?
User :   Sure. thanks so much..
User :   Have a good day
User :   if i have to contact u again.. how do i do?
Doctor :   You can come o0nline between 8 to 5 Mon to fri to speak with me, otherwise other times other doctors are also available
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me, bye for now
User :   thank you
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