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Spinal injury and hip pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXX here.
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hi good morning sir
Doctor :   Very good morning.
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
User :   My wife is currently facing a peculiar problem wherein she gets a jerk very often on her lwer hip resulting which she finds uncomfortable while walking
User :   although this is not very frerquent up it happens alomost twice a week
Doctor :   Ok
User :   It all started after we had our baby and time since then it stated occuring
Doctor :   Ok
User :   We had consultd some doctors ,wherein they suggested to undergo some therapy put it did not have any major effect
Doctor :   Ok
User :   it was realsied that after the jerk when she takes rest , she seems to be okay and gets the confidence to move /walk .at times it does continues regularly resulting which she cannot walk.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   request you to kindly suggest something
Doctor :   May i kno some more detailed description of the jerk , Wher it starts from to wher it spreads
User :   It happens only at below the hip either at the right or at the left side
Doctor :   So , you say it happens both sides
Doctor :   Does she explain any pain in the affected areas ?
User :   correct - earlier it used to happen pnly at the left side , now off late it has also started on the right side , the occurance on the left has reduced
Doctor :   May i know the age and weight of you spouse
User :   28 years and 57 Kg
User :   sorry it is 29 years and 57 Kg Appro
Doctor :   When did she had the child birth ?
User :   15-04-2008
Doctor :   So she is experiencing the problem as soon after the child birth ?
User :   yes you can say so , i also remember that she was given an injection at the time of delivery at her back .
Doctor :   That is a use full piece of information
Doctor :   Since the nerve supply to the thigh and lower limb comes from the spinal cord
Doctor :   Which resides in the spine (back bone ) any minor injuries to it like a needle prick may lead into symptoms like she is having now
User :   is there a cure for it
Doctor :   I would suggest to get your wife examined by a neurologist for identifying the cause and treat accordingly
User :   Thanks alot for your time and valuable suggestion
Doctor :   The cure depends on the intensity of the injury
User :   It was not an injury they said that since it was not a normal delivery , they had to give an injection , i want to know what was it for
Doctor :   i am refering to the probable injury caused by injection needle
Doctor :   Which is more common cause
Doctor :   I would not consider it to be serious
Doctor :   Better neurological examination will help in management and fast recovery
User :   One more question are you from kolkakat
Doctor :   No, i am a banglorian
User :   your tiltle XXXXXX lead me to arrive at that
User :   Thanka a lot once again for your valuable suggestion , have a good day sir
Doctor :   i would suggest you to consult one of the neurologist in our panel to whom i could refer you
User :   Iam currently based out of XXXXX , can you suggest me someone from XXXXXX
Doctor :   since its a e-consultation you can first take their opinion via male and proceed as advised
User :   Thanks
Doctor :   there is a green pop up right side of your chat window you can click on it and post your query
Doctor :   Is there anything i can help you with ?
User :   Yes i have seen it
Doctor :   Is there anything I can help you with?
User :   No thanks a lot once again
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting , have a good day
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