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Uneasiness, knee pain and enervation on using cell phone - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Environmental and Occupational Hazards
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   hi
User :   hi doctor
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here. Please proceed with your health query
User :   i ave some mobile related issues
Doctor :   ok
User :   wen ever i use my mobile phone near my ears(any) i feel enervated, pain in the kness,uneasy also...
User :   otherwise m fine without any symptons
User :   i dnt know its pshychology or wat
Doctor :   your symptoms could be due to radiation associated with the mobile phone use
User :   pl help...
Doctor :   and also psychological to some extent
Doctor :   you can go ahead with a neuro and a psychological consultation.
User :   can it cause cancer or tumour in brain or all such major disesase...
User :   m very frightened
Doctor :   to see what is exactly happening
Doctor :   and get adequate treatment
User :   due to dat i ave stopped using fone near my ears
Doctor :   a detailed neurological examination will help you to determine any such issues
Doctor :   and to minimize the effects, use headphones instead of directly placing the handset near your ears.
User :   yaaah i am doing that now
User :   since last 1-2 months..
User :   i do absoultely great
Doctor :   and go ahead with the neurological examination and consultation
User :   without this but
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   just wanted to know wat is the extent a mobile fone can cause damage
Doctor :   it depend on the duration of usage per day and also the type of handset, the newer ones minimise the radiation
Doctor :   and the extent of damage can be made out only with detailed examination and investigations like MRI
User :   1.5 yrs bk, i used a very cheap handset which had high radiation..
User :   but since then i use a proper costly handset and mostly on headsets for long duration calls
User :   since last 1.5-2 yrs m using proper handest and for long calls i use headsets...
User :   but since few days
Doctor :   i recommend you to go ahead with a neurological consultation along with a MRI head and neck to see if any damage has occurred or not
Doctor :   also the knee pain should be evaluated by doing x-rays.
User :   wenever i bring d fone near my causes symptons like enervated, pain in the joints etc...
User :   but besisdes
Doctor :   then avoid getting it near head, and use always the headset/handfree
User :   ok...
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   m doing dat doctor religiously...
User :   but can it cause big diseases...
User :   i will def use headfones all d time..
User :   can you please let me talk to neuro specialist or something...
Doctor :   cell phone use can lead to a variety of problems but the extent can vary from person to person
Doctor :   and these include acoustic neuroma, Decreased Sperm Count and Quality, headaches,
User :   u ave asked for MRI head and neck to see if any damage has occurred or not....what can be the extent of damage...please let me know
Doctor :   ringing in ears and others
Doctor :   to take consultatin from a neurologist over e-mail/phone call visit this link
Doctor :   www://www.www
User :   but please know...
User :   what ever are the effects of cell phone....
User :   is it all curable or not..
User :   and can it cause cancer or brain tumour..
User :   do cellphones ave the capability to cause all these
User :   ??
Doctor :   go through this link to know more about cell phone use hazards
Doctor :wwww//wwww
User :   can i talk to dr as XXXXXXXX on this chat or do i need to get connected again for that chat
Doctor :   specialists are not available on live chats, they need to be consulted either via e-mail or over phone
Doctor :   you can speak to Dr. XXX by following the link I have provided
User :   will dat cost me...or its free
Doctor :   and following the steps thereafter
Doctor :   it will be costing you Rs000 for e-mail answer and 000 for phone call where specialist will call you up, you need not spend
Doctor :   they have different consultation fees structure
Doctor :   is there anything else i can help you with?
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   yaah...
User :   just let me know one more thing..
Doctor :   sure. please go ahead with your query
User :   if any damage has occured to me due to cell phone(may be bigger damage),...should dat reflect all the time or only when i use it near my ears...
User :   beacuse 99%of times when ever i dnt use it...
User :   i absoultely fine..
User :   i ave no neck pain...or uneasiness....or joint pain ..nothing...
User :   i ave no neck pain...or uneasiness....or joint pain ..nothing...
Doctor :   if any such damage has already happened, it should reflect all the time and should get worse with the cell phone use
User :   so i ave som symptons wen the fone come near my ears...
User :   nt sure if it pshychological...
User :   but at time i feel its genuine...
User :   i showed one doctor...
Doctor :   ok
User :   but he suggested pshychology factor..
User :   and gave me medicines like Recita and another one for 30days..
User :   what u think of my conditon...
User :   damage sud persist all the time...
User :   or during the time i bring the cellphone near my ears..
Doctor :   if the damage is there already it should be present all the time
User :   becase as i told at other times i feel great...normal going..
Doctor :   if not, the psychological causes should be ruled out
User :   please suggest and ur comments
Doctor :   and counseling sessions should be taken
Doctor :   to overcome the symtoms
Doctor :   along with taking medications
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