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Sudden jerk in the leg while sleeping - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   HOw can I help you
User :   Hi doctor
User :   I thought u were free
Doctor :   It is still free till next 5min
User :   ok
User :   so i have a problem
Doctor :   Please tell me
Doctor :   Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   my grndfather
Doctor :   ok
User :   jerks his leg suddenly in his sleep
User :   i fear i might get that to
User :   do u have any knowledge of it
Doctor :   What is the Movement that you notice
Doctor :   and When all does this happen
User :   its a sudden movement
User :   a jerk
User :   around after 2 hours whn he is slept
Doctor :   Does he have any medical illness other than the movements athat you have mentioned
User :   no
User :   is it genetic
Doctor :   Then it should have been Since his birth
User :   yes
Doctor :   What is the age of your Grand Father
User :   80
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Can you explain the movement in more detail please
User :   its just a sudden jerk
User :   how do i explain it
User :   u may ask leading qs
Doctor :   No you wil need to explain it in the way thet you see it and then i shall be able to tel you some thing on that
Doctor :   are you with me ?
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