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Pain while straining legs - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   hiii
Doctor :   Hi All XXXXXXXX Fruit and Oats
Doctor :   sorry
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   how r u?
Doctor :   Sorry abt that- was advising another pt
User :   may i know ur good name plz?
Doctor :   I'm good thank you
Doctor :   how r u?
User :   very well thank u..........
Doctor :   From B'lore
Doctor :   Bangalore
User :   ur specialization
Doctor :   I'm a general Physician
User :   doctor i have a question
Doctor :   sure
User :   Dr actually i used to play cricket regularly.........but when i got the job.......
Doctor :   ok..
User :   i don't play regularly but i plyay every weekend
Doctor :   ok..
User :   when every i play i got pain in my legs specially in muscles
User :   what's the treatment for this?
Doctor :   How old are you? what work do you do?
User :   i'm 27 & an IT professional
Doctor :   How long have you been having these pains? Is it only your calf muscles that pain/ elsewhere?
Doctor :   as well?
User :   no only in muscles
Doctor :   ok- Is it only when you are very exhausted or even mild exertion?
User :   in few months ago I started joggin at night around 7:00 to 8:00pm & used to go for jogging but i felt the same continously for 2 months
User :   then i left it
Doctor :   ok- so you never had the pain when jogging?
Doctor :   so- you had the pain when jogging
Doctor :   do you smoke?
User :   i have the pain when joggin, no i don't smoke, i don't chew tobbaco, even i'm single
Doctor :   Is the pain cramp like?
Doctor :   Both legs equally affected? or one more than the other?
Doctor :   r u thr?
Doctor :   I have to close this window as there is no response from your side. Please get back if you need any medical advice.
Doctor :   hi again
User :   yaaa
User :   sorry i was with some issue
Doctor :   thats alright
User :   yaa i have paint on both legs
Doctor :   ok- is it like cramps? how severe is it?
User :   let me tell u.........I play cricket & and speically i'm a bowler & can't bowl more than three or max four overs continously
Doctor :   at your age if you have so much of a problem- I would advice you to see a general surgeon/ orthopedic
User :   also felt that my bowling pase is becoming slow
Doctor :   it might be due to low electrolyte levels - b
Doctor :   do you generally feel very tired/ any loss of appetite?
User :   can plz explain me abt electrolyte levels-b
User :   no i don't
User :   but i don't eat my break fast & lunch on time
Doctor :   If your Potassium levels are low - they can leave you feeling tired with muscle pains
User :   i eat only two banans at B/F & two apples at the lunch
Doctor :   potassium is needed for normal muscle function
Doctor :   thats is poor appetite
Doctor :   do you eat anything else/ or only that much?
User :   whn i reach at home at 4:00pm use to have 4pcs of idly & some times more than that
Doctor :   what is your ht/wt?
User :   ht 5.7 & weight 62
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   I would recommend that you see a GP for an examination of your legs (and any further test after that)
User :   Dr I'm really worried abt it..............bcz still i'm single & afraid that wat would whn i got married
User :   sorry Dr. i have a call & plz don't close the session will be right back
Doctor :   you need to get a routine blood test done- Hemoglobin etc- your diet habits are bad - two bananas and apples are just not enough
Doctor :   even for a child
User :   till than plz advice me how much required food for me
User :   do u think that bcz of my food i'm having muscles pain
Doctor :   ver possible- how long have you been eating like this
Doctor :   If you have been eating like this for some time - pls get a routine blood test done for hemoglobin etc and consult a GP before anything else
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now.
Doctor :   hi XXXXXXXX
Doctor :   It seems you have moved away from the chat; I am closing this window; Pls get back if you need any help
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