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Repetative strain injury - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hi
User :   i need help with my RSI
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Can you please expand RSI?
User :   repetitive strain injury
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Since when are you having this problem?
User :   it started about 5 yrs back....but now it has become worse....
User :   n i hav a small lump on my wrist too..
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Did you consult a specialist? Are you on any medications?
User :   no
User :   should i be seein a neurologist??
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you type for a prolonged period?
Doctor :   Is there any tingling and numbness?
User :   not typing....
User :   but workin wit a mouse
Doctor :   Ok
User :   just pain in the nerve
Doctor :   Ok
User :   should i consult a new neurologist?
Doctor :   I suggest that you take a simple analgesic and rest your hand for a few days
Doctor :   Usually it subsides by itself with rest
User :   analgesic like?
Doctor :   Tab. Combiflam twice a day after food
Doctor :   for 1 week
Doctor :   or less depending on the pain
Doctor :   and hot compresses
Doctor :   wherever you have the pain

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