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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   i am a software engg
User :   n i ve periodic pains in my thumb
User :   may b coz of typing
User :   wat can i do to avoid the pain?
Doctor :   ur age
Doctor :   duration of probs
User :   24
User :   last 1 month
Doctor :   Do you have Allergies / Diabetes / Thyroid problem / High Blood pressure/Heart disease/ Asthma etc
User :   no
Doctor :   Have you taken/taking any medicines or had any consultation with a Doctor?
User :   none of d diseases
User :   im dng sm hand excercises
Doctor :   any history of injury
Doctor :   k then
User :   no injury
Doctor :   well do
Doctor :   warm saline fomentation
User :   wat does this mean?
Doctor :   get rest to the thumb
User :   wat does warm saline fomentation mean?
Doctor :   salt+warm water
Doctor :   can apply crepe bandage

User :   ya tell me
User :   are u ther>
Doctor :   hi
User :   hw long do i need to keep my hands in warm water?
User :   hw long do i need to keep my hands in warm water?
User :   hw long do i need to keep my hands in warm water?
Doctor :   t shows you have moved away from the chat, so I close the window. Please log in again if you need further medical advice.
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