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Reason for severe joint pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   hi
User :   I am suffering from extreme pain in my joints. I cant lift my leg upside. Even I cant go upstairs without support. I am only 26 years old.
I have a small 5mm stone in my left ureter. Is this pain due to the stone?
Doctor :   ok
User :   and this is happening early in the morning
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/No
User :   26 years old
User :   gender: male
User :   Occupation: User :   Location: User :   Marital Status: Married
User :   Dependents: NO
User :   what would be the reason ?
Doctor :   As this is an online consultation, I have to ask you a few questions because I cannot examine you. It will take some time so please be patient
User :   no problem, please ask
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often?
User :   never
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do u have weakness in lower limbs
Doctor :   r u there
User :   yes
User :   i have
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems? Diabetes, Hypertension, Asthma, Thyroid disease, Allergies?
Doctor :   since when
Doctor :   is it progressive
User :   since last 2-3 months
User :   sometimes are feel relaxed
User :   but sometimes it is extreme
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anytime did u get a ct or mri done
User :   no
User :   i did sonography
User :   and found a stone
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   for limb weakness did they do any scan
User :   No
Doctor :   ur stone is ureter is unlikely to have any relation with the weakness in lower limb
Doctor :   please get a Ct scan done
Doctor :   of the lumbosacral region
Doctor :   and getback to us or write to us
Doctor :   i suggest u consult a neruologist
Doctor :   the weakness in lower limb is not related to kidney stone
User :   what it could be?
User :   could be a major problem ?
Doctor :   did u have any injury or trauma
User :   no
Doctor :   to the pelvic region
Doctor :   it can due infection or inflammation
User :   no, i had not
User :   ok
Doctor :   but without clinical examination or tests one cannot arrive at diagnosis
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about
Doctor :   r ut eher
Doctor :   I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, please get back to us if you need further medical advice. We are available from 9AM to 9PM IST everyday.
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