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Sharp pain in head and legs, dilated eyes, flu - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   yes im here slow typer
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User :   i have the flu and im having sharp pains in my head and legs and my eyes are moderatley dialated i recieved a shot of demeral 2 days ago and i also noticed im not peeing as much as normal any ideas?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do u have fever or chills now
User :   no
Doctor :   do u have history of allergy or asthma?
User :   both
User :   asthma when i was a child
User :   sesonal allergies...if thats what you ment
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   did this pain in leg started first or fever?

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User :   im back
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it could be viral fever
Doctor :   did u have similar complaints in the past?
User :   never
Doctor :   did they run any tests like
Doctor :   blood work or chest xray ?
User :   no
User :   just flu test
Doctor :   ok
User :   shot was for bad headache
Doctor :   could u please type in the report
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Please provide these details: Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight.
User :   32 male ky instrument repair married
User :   5 11' 165lb
Doctor :   do u have sore throat or neck stiffness as well
User :   no
User :   no fever
Doctor :   do u have running nose?
User :   not anymore had one couple days ago
Doctor :   Do you have Diabetes / Thyroid problem / High Blood pressure/Heart disease/ Asthma/use medicines for any illness.
User :   flu started 3 days ago i think im over the worst of it
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is the headache unilateral or all over
Doctor :   i mean one sided?
User :   all over but not really a headache just little quick sharp pains
User :   come and go
Doctor :   did ever had any head injury anytime in recent past?
User :   no
Doctor :   do u feel like band around the head when u get headache?
User :   not really just usally one sided gradual increase in pain
Doctor :   do u feel heaviness of head when u bend down?
User :   kind of
Doctor :   do u have dark circles around the eyes?
User :   yes...ive had them for years
Doctor :   when was the last time u had ur eyes tested?
User :   about 2 weeks ago...said i was a little far sighted
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   from the history i could think ur headache was due to
Doctor :   flu or sinus infection or refractive error of eye
Doctor :   also u need to get ur blood pressure tested
User :   waht about the sharp pains in head and legs and dialated eyes....nothing to worry about?
Doctor :   recorded i mean to see if if it is normal
Doctor :   in vrial fever u do get headache, bodyache , i mean generalised body ache along with fever
User :   dialated eyes?
Doctor :   it varies in intensity
Doctor :   or if it was due to sinus infection u do get dark circles and puffiness around the eyes as ell
Doctor :   well
Doctor :   fever due to viral origin will resolve by itself
Doctor :   within week to 10 days
Doctor :   if bacterial it may need a course of antibiotics in some cases
Doctor :   i would suggest you to consult a Ent specialist if the headache persists
Doctor :   r u able follow
Doctor :   if u have any doubts please do ask me
Doctor :   feel free to ask questions
User :   when you said it veries in intensity where you talking about my eyes?
Doctor :   yes pain and fever i mean from person to person
Doctor :   some patient it may be severe , in some mild
User :   so pain can cause your eyes to dialate?
Doctor :   sometimes it can cause
Doctor :   if there is associated eye infection
Doctor :   it is more likely oedema around the eyes
Doctor :   fluid around the eyes
Doctor :   i mean
User :   flu cause that?
Doctor :   yes it can be
Doctor :   along with sinus infection
User :   so if you were me you would not worry?
Doctor :   wait till the infection to reduce
User :   i dont think i vave a sinus infection
Doctor :   if the headache persists , please do consult ENT specialist
Doctor :   it can it can be , only clinical examination
Doctor :   can tell us the exact cause
User :   ok....i was so scared about my eyes and the sharp pains in my head and legs i was convinced i had a brain tumor or annurysm... i was getting ready to go to the er before i found this site
Doctor :   dont worry, if the problem persists
Doctor :   as i told u can consult ENt specialist and take his opnion
Doctor :   it is unlikely that is due to aneurysm
Doctor :   but do keep us informed regarding ur progress
Doctor :   once u visit the physician or ent specialist
User :   ok i have severe anxiety and hypochondrism at tomes i think and the only thing that will calm me down is a dr. to tell me im ok
Doctor :   u can mail us
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Doctor :   any doubts?
User :   i have severe anxiety and hypochondrism at tomes i think and the only thing that will calm me down is a dr. to tell me im ok
Doctor :   u need to relax
Doctor :   u can try meditation or yoga
Doctor :   it will help u relax
Doctor :   yes it will be, u should be fine
User :   lol...thank you...i feel a little better now
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   is there anything else i help you with
User :   not right now....but im sure ill be sure i will have some other life threatning desiese tomorrow lol
Doctor :   sure, we will happy to assist u overcome ur problem anytime
User :   thank you
Doctor :   ur welcome
User :   God bless
Doctor :   u too
Doctor :   good nite
Doctor :   take care
Doctor :   wish u a speedy recovery
Doctor :   bye for now
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