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Suffering from pain in thigh after hernia surgery, diabetes - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hello Doctor
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help yoiu?
Doctor :   Hi are you there?
User :   yes!
Doctor :   are you there for long time on the chat
User :   no just 10 minutes...
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   anyways continue
User :   I would like to ask about My father's health
Doctor :   Ok
User :   he is diabetic for the last 5 to 6 years...
User :   he had herniea problem also which recurred after his first operation
User :   it had entered testicles and was in both sides
Doctor :   O
User :   so we got it operated recently
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but now a days he is complaining about pain in his legs ..I dont say it is because of his operation..because he used to complain earlier also
User :   pain shifts it day in one part of leg and another day its somewhere else
User :   what might be the reason?
Doctor :   Where is the pain exactly
Doctor :   in the legs
User :   near thigh most of the time..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   where does it shift
Doctor :   to usualluy
User :   just a moment...please
User :   it shifts in some part of thigh itself
Doctor :   What is the type of pain like
Doctor :   gripping, piercing, throbbing
Doctor :   etc
User :   :)
User :   no idea
User :   he says its paining
Doctor :   Ok when does it occur usually
Doctor :   in a day and how long it has been there
User :   one hour or so
User :   some days it wont be there at all!
User :   sometimes morning sometimes evening
Doctor :   When was the blood sugar last checkd
User :   15days back
User :   i use glucometer
User :   it was 290 :(
Doctor :   O
Doctor :   How is his urination
Doctor :   any problems
User :   u mean frequency?
Doctor :   any swelling in face or legs?
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   or hands
User :   no swelling
User :   5 to 6 times a day
Doctor :   Is he able to do his normal activities with out pain
User :   yes he does
Doctor :   When was the complete health check up done
Doctor :   with Blood tests and Urine tests done
User :   complete health cehck up was done when he got operated 2 mnths back
Doctor :   Ok any abnormal findings in tests
Doctor :   Were the S protein, Urine protein( albumin ) done
User :   not sure..
User :   do you recommend any tests now?
Doctor :   So when did he started having pain before the operation or after
User :   before
Doctor :   What is his age?
User :   we thoght it was because of his hernea
User :   70+
Doctor :   Does he have Blood pressure
User :   71
User :   yes
User :   recently detected
User :   just before he got operated
Doctor :   What are the medications he is on now
User :   Dibeta SR 500 mg
User :   two times a day
User :   and one tab for BP 25mg
User :   u want the names?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   So with the Dibeta his blood glucose is not under control
Doctor :   Which is causing the shrinkage of muscle cells and causing the pain probably, However I am not sure
User :   hmm
Doctor :   as i have not examined him
Doctor :   He needs a general physical examination with few blood tests
Doctor :   and urine
Doctor :   tests
Doctor :   So please visit a general Physician who would be better helping you
Doctor :   Ok
User :   can you recommend a good doc
User :   or i can find him in the website?
Doctor :   I think any doctor would be useful
Doctor :   now
Doctor :   near your area
User :   ok cool
Doctor :   rather we suggesting
User :   thanks a lot
Doctor :   and taking to more distant place
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   Bye
Doctor :   then
User :   bye
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