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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I had undergone DBS operation for parkinson, at,,,,,Hispital. . Can the further treatment be carrried out on your advice. If so I shall write
to you my present conditioon.
Doctor :   Hi
User :   gooo morningdoctor
Doctor :   let me read your query
Doctor :   good morning to you too
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   please proceed with your query
User :   Can I get further treatment for parkinson after DBS operation from you.
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   i can guide you further based on the available facts
User :   I am experiencing less mobility of right hand, and dumb semsation on left hand, loss o balance, and other symtoms of pson disease persist
Doctor :   are you taking any medications currenlty
User :   yes sir. 4 syndopa plus and 3 praaamipex 1 mg per day
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   and has your symptoms improved or decreased with the medications ?
Doctor :   have you seen any change towards better or worse
User :   There was lot of improvement after operation whuch was onducted on 14.11.08.
User :   In fact I ws considereed ti be a best operated case in NIIMS.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what about the medications ?
Doctor :   Do they help ?
User :   definitely, but duration of their effect is reducing
Doctor :   parkinsonism is a state which requires constant change of medications
Doctor :   and the need for increased dose is there
User :   do physiotherapy help?
Doctor :   yes they do help to increase the efficasy of the limbs to work better
Doctor :   and improve your daily functioning
Doctor :   what you may need is a titration of you daily dosage of the current medications you are on right now
User :   any advice from you ? if i incease levodopa consumption my body is getting more tremors ans shakes, if i reduce, body tend to be freezed
Doctor :   for the tremors to be reduced , you can increase your dosage of levadopa definitely
Doctor :   as the age progresses, the response to levadopa decreases
Doctor :   hence the need to increase the dosage increases
User :   my age 64
User :   can this convrsation be stored?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   definitely
User :   how?
Doctor :   you can email at YYYY@YYYY
Doctor :   they will send you a transcript of this chat
User :   what refrence shall iigve?
Doctor :   they will no
Doctor :   they have your email id
Doctor :   that will be your referance
User :   ok sir,thank u
Doctor :   you are most welcome
Doctor :   thank you for consulting me here
Doctor :   bye for now
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