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Taking Neurobin Forte for leg pain. Reoccurring. What should I do? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 25-Aug-2013
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User:Hello Doctor, Good evening. I am XXXX
Doctor:Good evening
Doctor:How can I help you today?
User:last time I had a discussion with one of your Dr. on a problem related to leg pains
User:she suggested me Neurobin Forte, which I used for around 1 and half month daily one..after using problem disappeared for some days, but again started feeling same
User:should I continue Neurobin Forte again?
User:can you see the chat history?
Doctor:It should be continued for atleast 3 months to have any effect
User:ok, I will continue from today again
User:do you want me to use for 3 months?
User:thanks! any other advice?
Doctor:But to get better insight of your issues I will need to know more about your history
User:sure..would like to talk here more
User:I am non-diabetic. age 34, heigh: 5'10", wt: 70 kgs
Doctor:And you were having leg pains
User:yes from quite some time
Doctor:Both sides?
Doctor:Are you a vegetarian?
Doctor:How often do you eat it?
User:2-3 times a week
Doctor:Did you get your vitamin B12 measured in blood tests?
User:no not recently
Doctor:I think we should get your vitamin B12 measured
Doctor:How about other tests
User:actually nearly 6-7 months back consulted ortho specialist, he suggested some x-rays and blood tests...all came out normal
User:however I'll go ahead with Vitamin B12 test
User:do you want me to do any other tests
Doctor:Serum Calcium and parathyroid levels also
User:I have noted it down
Doctor:Mostly if you eat enough non-veg and your vit b12 is not getting better with oral supplements then you will need injections
User:so this will be determined after tests?
User:ok will get the tests done this weekend
User:and take Neurobin Forte from today
Doctor:Lets see if something comes up
User:ok, can I follow-up again with you after the tests done?
Doctor:Yes you can
User:thank you!
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me
User:one more query
User:My wife have some issues related to cracks in the feet...
User:she used a lot of ointments, but not improving
User:can you suggest some thing please
Doctor:Cracked feet can be exacerbated by walking barefoot
User:sometimes they are very intense and gets bleeding from cracks
User:it reduces to some extent after using the ointments, but again increases
Doctor:Apart from keeping the feet covered all the time
Doctor:She can also do other lifestyle changes
Doctor:Like taking fruits and vegetables upto 5 times a day
Doctor:Also eating hygienic food and pure drinking water
Doctor:Mostly dry skin happens due to overgrowth of fungi on skin
User:ok, do you recommend any oral medicines?
Doctor:So she can also try topical antifungals
Doctor:It wont have any effect on her condition
Doctor:Vaseline can be tried too at night
User:ok, can you please suggest some good topical antifungals name
Doctor:Can try miconazole cream
User:thank you so much!
User:will get back to you with the tests done, next week
Doctor:Thanks for coming on chat
Doctor:Take care
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