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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi XXXXXXXX
User :   hello doctor.......
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   doctor i find problem when i stand for sometime....
User :   y is it so?
Doctor :   do you feel giddy?
User :   no...i dont.
Doctor :   what happens?
User :   i find it difficult to stand for more than 30 heels start to pain in a way that i cant bare it. im 60kg and 4 feet and 10 inches it because im ever weight?
User :   or because of my age?
Doctor :   To get a more complete picture I need this information
Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: ; Marital Status:
User :   im 45 year old, , im married since 25 years, i have 2 children . my elder daughter is 19 and younger one is just 3 years........
Doctor :   do you have nay health problems? asthma/ allergies/ anything else?
Doctor :   do you have any pain on walking/ pressing your heels?
Doctor :   r u thr?
User :   i have migrane since the age of 15, 16. no other problems except these pains such as back pain, pain with my leg. while i stand in the kitchen for around 45 minutes i am getting irritated with this pain more in the heels also most of the foot.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have any pain on walking lon distances as well?
Doctor :   *long
User :   no problem while walking. but the small walks through the kitchen is not comfortable to me.
Doctor :   how long have you had this problem for?
Doctor :   have you got a blood check up done recently for blood sugar/ cholesterol?
User :   the pain with the leg started since a year back. it i felt it from that time. before that i dont have to do work like this at home as i had a maid servant. but now i have to do these things and the pain started. I am getting fat now a days and i thought it is because of my overweight considering my height. Is it so doctor?
Doctor :   If you have put on weight recently- you need to get a blood test done for thyroid function
User :   6 months back done blood check up. Sugar is verywell normal. but i had cholestrol around 207
Doctor :   ok- thats good
Doctor :   as it has been 6 months- you need to get the tests repeated and get your thyroid function tests done
Doctor :   do you have any other problems- like feeling tired/ drowsy/ not eating too much but still putting on wt?
Doctor :   r u thr?
User :   yes doctor
Doctor :   r u thr?
User :   i usually prefer fried items and and may be because of this the weight. even though is their any way to control my body mass. Some items i feel tiring but it is because of the overstrain ie i have to do all the works at home and i have to go work al so. one child is very small no so i have to ran after her also.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   I would still advice you to get your thyroid function tests done first.
Doctor :   you can start a diet/ exercise rouitne after that
Doctor :   have you taken any medicines for your heel pain/ seen your family doctor?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have any allergies/ gas problems
User :   not allergic i feel. gas problem very few occassions.
Doctor :   you might have a condition called plantar fascitis
Doctor :   which affects the heels- it is usually caused by improper shoes/ heel support
Doctor :   you can try using a heel support sponge for your shoe/ slippers
User :   i usually use shoes fully covered and it has high heel (wooden)
Doctor :   but you also need to rule out a thyroid problem
Doctor :   avoid high heels- use flat shoes- with soft heel support
User :   ok doctor. i will take a thyroid test. can i consult a doctors prescription for that?
Doctor :   you can go to a lab- and ask for the test- go to a good lab/hospital
Doctor :   you can consult a doctor if there necessary after the test
User :   ok doctor. thank you for the advise. we can meet after taking the test and getting the result. Thankyou and good night.
Doctor :   your high heels - can cause back pain, leg pain and heel, pain - so avoid them
Doctor :   one more thing-
Doctor :   do you take a calcium supplement?
User :   not taking now
Doctor :   pls take it-
Doctor :   it is recommended after the age of 40 for women
Doctor :   regularly
User :   ok doctor. thank you.
Doctor :   welcome;
good night
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