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Date : 03-Oct-2014
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User:I am suffering from leg nerve pain for the last 15 days. Whenever I am trying to walk feeling pain in my waist nerve left leg. Please suggest me good medication.
Doctor:Do you feel pain both sides or one side?
User:One side mam
Doctor:Which side?
User:left leg
Doctor:Do you feel numbness or tingling?
Doctor:Does pain subside or increase while walking or during rest?
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User:Sorry mam my internet got disconnected
User:I am not feeling numbness and tingling
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User:ok..Can you please help me sir?
Doctor:Can you specify the exact areas that's paining?
User:It's at thigh and waist
Doctor:How bad is the pain on a scale of 1 to 10 (10 being the most severe pain you ever had)?
Doctor:Does the pain become worse/improve with walking?
User:10 I never felt this much of pain
User:Yes Sir I am unable to walk
Doctor:Is it continuous or intermitted ache?
User:It is continuous.
Doctor:Have you had similar pain in the same region in the past?
Doctor:Do you have any problems while passing urine/stool?
User:Never Sir. This is the first time I am facing such pain.
User:No Sir. I am not felling any problem during urination.
Doctor:Do you remember if you sustained any injury before the pain started?
User:No Sir. I had not suffered any injury in past.
Doctor:Let me brief you.
Doctor:Since the pain is at the highest grade, this needs medical attention at the earliest.
Doctor:The causes of such pain can be one of the following:
Doctor:1. A nerve compression secondary to spine pathology.
Doctor:2. A hip joint or sacroiliac joint problem.
Doctor:3. A muscle spasm.
User:Sir, I also tried to search on internet and found symptoms similar to nerve compression.
Doctor:Rarely such pain can be secondary to an abdominal problem such as psoas abscess or appendicular condition.
Doctor:Yes, your symptoms are consistent with nerve compression. However the other conditions that I mentioned can also present with similar pain.
Doctor:Without a physical examination it's going to be extremely difficult to isolate the cause.
User:oh!! ok Sir.
Doctor:Therefore I strongly recommend you see a doctor and get yourself examined.
Doctor:In the meantime you can take pain killer medicine round the clock.
User:Can you please suggest me some good doctor?
Doctor:May I know your location?
User:Bommanahalli, Bangalore-560068
Doctor:I would suggest you visit Naryana Hrudayala or St. John's institute orthopedics department.
Doctor:You will find good surgeons in those institutes who can examine and treat your condition.
Doctor:Hope I am clear.
Doctor:Do you have any questions?
User:No Sir!! Thank you so much for your suggestion.
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
User:Do I need to go to Neurology or Orthopedic department?
Doctor:Orthopedic department.
Doctor:Do you have any more questions?
User:No Sir!! Thanks for your time.
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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