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Pain in the shoulder and elbow - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   hello
Doctor :   Hi,
Doctor :   How can i help you ?
User :   are u a general physician
Doctor :   Yes , I am General Physician
User :   i have been having a problem overlast few days, pain on left hand between elbow and shoulder
Doctor :   is the pain in the bone or the muscles ?
User :   not in the bone..
User :   its like some1 is pinching inside
User :   and have problem of getting tired easily
User :   just normal working and going home....gets to be quite tiring
User :   i had done blood tests etc
Doctor :   is it all over the arm , or is it in specific spots ?
User :   no specfic point
User :   more towards shoulder
User :   cbc, cholesterol were normal
Doctor :   ok, Do you feel any stiffening , swelling or any lesions over the affected area ?
Doctor :   Are you there ?
Doctor :   Are you there ?
User :   hi
User :   sorry, got stuck with some mail
User :   no such thing noted
User :   i was prescribed zifi 200 and normaxin xt for 5 days
User :   that was about 2 weeksback.
User :   but no major change...i do feel very tired sometimes
Doctor :   ok,
Doctor :   Has Normaxin helped ?
User :   at times i do feel fleeting pain in the heart area
User :   got an ecg done but results were normal
Doctor :   ok, fine
User :   medication does not seem to b very useful
User :   im not sure what it was for
Doctor :   its a sedative
Doctor :   i would advice you to apply DICLOFENAC gel over the affected area
Doctor :   the pain is probably due to strain in the muscle due to work
User :   ok..will note that down
User :   and wat about tiredness
Doctor :   if the pain is not alleviated by the gel alone , you can take a tab of IBUPROFEN 400mg after food twice daily
Doctor :   i would ask you to take Honey with milk twice daily
Doctor :   this will beat your fatigue
User : thanks..
User :   i need to get in touch for my wife as well
Doctor :   sure anytime
User :   is it possible that i can fwd the reports for her to some email id
User :   and then to discuss...
Doctor :   yes, you can do it to
Doctor :   i shal have a look and discuss well
User :   ok..i will fwd right now..
User :   can u pls remain on the chat
Doctor :   you can mail me , i shal have look for some time and then come on the chat . so that i will not be in hurry
Doctor :   and the interpretation will be good
User :   in case im not available, how will u b able to contact me ?
User :   maybe u can email me in return..and then i can login and chat.
User :   is tha tfine
Doctor :   yes, i shal reply the appointmnt time
Doctor :   you can get me then
Doctor :   Is that ok
User :   fine..
User :   right now will login and get the report file for emailing
User :   maybe tmrw around 1pm we could chat again
User :   or if possible can i call u and get my wife also to join
Doctor :   yes, phone would be better
Doctor :   but the appointment will be fixed by our customer care team
Doctor :   Shal we close the chat now ?
User :   ok fine thank you for ur time
Doctor :   You are welcome
Doctor :   we shal get back again soon
Doctor :   Bye
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