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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   hi i am 15 male experence thy pain in the right leg chest pains i am a XXX what should i do took pain killers and nothing helped
Doctor :   Hi
User :   u there
Doctor :   from when do you have this leg pain ?
User :   after i got back home from battling a 9 story building fire for 2 hours
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   does it hurt if you stretch the leg ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   which part of the leg it is more painful is it the calf, back of the thigh ?
User :   and i just took my meds an hour ago
User :   the hole thy plus i have a open woun on the leg 1/2 inch deep
Doctor :   how did it happened ?
Doctor :   the wound ?
Doctor :   is the wound a burn injury or was it there previously ?
User :   fell off of ladder 40 in 100ft up in the air from another fire
User :   it is an open cut wound
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the pain in the whole leg which developed after fire fighting in a 9 storied building is due to the "muscle strain" due to acute exertion
Doctor :   follow these measures and it will get better in few days
Doctor :   take bed rest and keep the leg elevated
Doctor :   apply hot compression (warm water soaked in towel and applied on to the painful area)
Doctor :   continue taking the pain relief medications
Doctor :   give a physical massage to the entire limb before going to sleep.
User :   ok plus 2 weeks ago i went up to the er got a chest X-rays and they found 4 broken ribs
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any lung injury ?
User :   and another ? the open wound it seeps fliud
Doctor :   i will come to the open wound little latter
Doctor :   about the broken ribs was there any lung injury ?
User :   no but i have trouble brething so i put on my air tank for air
Doctor :   was any tube inserted in the chest ?
User :   where yes
Doctor :   is the chest tube still there ?
User :   yes
User :   where are you at right now
Doctor :   i am in bangalore
Doctor :   do not worry
User :   where is that at
Doctor :   india
User :   i am from XXX
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the broken ribs have punctured the lung coverings
Doctor :   it will take time to heal
Doctor :   but it will heal and usually cause no problem
Doctor :   what medications are you taking ?
User :   seizure medications
Doctor :   for the chest injury and leg pain ?
User :   ibprofin
Doctor :   are you an epileptic ?
User :   what does that mean
Doctor :   why are you been put on seizure medications ?
User :   i been taking them for 15 years
User :   when i was 5 years old they did brain surgey on me an found a tumor
Doctor :   ok
User :   i was taking 48 pills a day from 3years to 7 years old
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   for the present chest injury and the leg injury
Doctor :   it takes time for the chest wounds to heal
Doctor :   continue the medications same
User :   my sister is 16 and she is blue around the lips
Doctor :   ok
User :   she has no pluse and breathing heavy
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok got that under control
User :   now i have another ?
Doctor :   ok
User :   my grandma is 58 and she get shortness of breath what could be causing that she is on bloodthiners and thyarods meds inslin suger meds fliud pills patasam and worfren
Doctor :   does she have swelling of legs ?
User :   yes and they took vains out of both of her legs and they ar 37 1/2 inchs around the leg
User :   that open wound is seeping again
User :   u there
Doctor :   is it blood or clear fluid or pus that is seeping out of the wound
User :   pus
Doctor :   wipe it with a clear bandage cloth
Doctor :   apply antiseptic cream, neosporin or betadin to the wound and cover it with the bandage cloth
User :   ok 2 mins left here is my cell phone number you can reach me at 814-952-2632
Doctor :   you need to take antibiotics for the wound as it is infected and pus is coming out
Doctor :   for your grandmother the shortness of breath might be because of the congestive heart failure
User :   there is my number pluse here is my email XXX got to go
User :   10
Doctor :   get her checked with a doctor a physician
User :   plus her doctor dosent care
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