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Pain in the knee joints and back - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help yolu
User :   Hi, Good Morning
User :   I had some queries related to health of My Mother
Doctor :   s
User :   She is 55 years, and she is having knee joints pain, back pain
User :   there is also a stone is gallblader
User :   she often feel weak and tired
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   she is not able to stand for more then 10 Min, she feel very tired
User :   ok
User :   Age- 55; Gender- Female, Occupation- House wife, Location- XXXX, Martial Status- Married, Weight- 88 KG, Height- 5'4", Dependent- Yes
User :   anything else?
Doctor :   Does she have any other health problems? Overwt, Diabetes, High Blood pressure, Asthma, Allergies,Thyroid? Any Operations If so why? please say if there is family history of such problems. When did you last see a doctor for a complete check up?
User :   Overwt: Yes
User :   Diabetes: no
User :   High Blood pressure: sometimes
User :   Asthma: no
User :   Allergies: no
User :   Thyroid: no
User :   Any Operation so far: no
User :   Doctor last seen for complete check-up: 3 Months back
Doctor :   What is her wt?
User :   88 kg
Doctor :   There is nothing like Sometimes BP
Doctor :   The BP once shown is considered to be BP patient and if the doctor suggests medicine once it should be used long time
User :   sorry
Doctor :   first let us talk about the
User :   I just got disconnected
Doctor :   pains
User :   ok
Doctor :   Your mother is suffering from Bilateral Knee Osteoarthritis
Doctor :   with degenerative changes of spine
User :   ok
Doctor :   The current recommendations is putting her on wt loss program with balanced nutrition, Pain - giving her intra joint injections
User :   PS: she is not on any medication for BP
Doctor :   which helps her relieve the patin
User :   ok
Doctor :   pain
User :   thats nice to hear
User :   and what I need to do for this
Doctor :   Look any medicine has few side effects
Doctor :   it is better to consult the orthopedician to which way he appraches your mother pain
Doctor :   by tablets,/ injection/ surgery
Doctor :   it is important for her
User :   ok
Doctor :   as she is unbale to stand too
User :   yes, true
User :   any recommendations for wt loss programs?
User :   we once tried vlcc, but it turned out to be useless
User :   should we consult a Doctor for wt loss?
Doctor :   Wt loss program has to be tried with the help of DOctor, Physical trainer and Dietician
Doctor :   Yes
User :   ok, nice
Doctor :   He can put on medicines if it suited to her
Doctor :   Remember wt loss is most important and the check for BP regularly
Doctor :   and taking appropriate medicine
User :   can you recommend any good Doctor nearby my region?
User :   ok
Doctor :   dont rely too much on common pain killers
User :   ok
Doctor :   We are short of database in your area
Doctor :   We have only for the Bangalore
Doctor :   soon coming up for others too
User :   all right
Doctor :   DOnt wrorry
Doctor :   Your mother needs General Physician, Orthopedicina, Dietician and Physio therapist
Doctor :   care
Doctor :   all together for a better quality of life, pain free
User :   ok
Doctor :   So choose a hospital with all of them under a roof
User :   yeah, this was helpful
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   thanks for the support
User :   it was nice talking to you :)
User :   have a good time ahead
User :   done
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