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Weakness and numbness on the left side of the body - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hiu
Doctor :   How may i help you?
User :   hey
User :   I am actually looking for some personal advice
User :   you there
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   Proceed
User :   I am actually have muscular pain on my left side of the body
Doctor :   Ok since when
Doctor :   Can you describe the type of pain
User :   it started from my left shoulder
User :   4 to 5yrs
Doctor :   Ok
User :   now
User :   type of pain is like
User :   stress
User :   like
User :   commen
User :   person get stess
User :   when is carries any wait
User :   after some time
User :   it like that
User :   muscles
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Youe age?
User :   have become week
User :   26
User :   type of job
User :   is software enginer
User :   I recently consulted neurologist
Doctor :   Most probable cause for the pain is due to improper work ergonomics
User :   to take an openion
Doctor :   ok
User :   he took
User :   xray
Doctor :   What was his inference#
User :   but dont find any thing related
User :   he said if you want to check to the deeply
User :   we can go for MRI and check
User :   what do you suggest
Doctor :   Ok Did you get it done
User :   should I take MRI also
Doctor :   Let me ask few more questions to help you better
User :   k
Doctor :   Is your pain releived with rest
User :   no
Doctor :   Is it aggrevated following work/ weight lifting
User :   but it is more uncomfortable when I sit
User :   pain is alwasy there even if sleep I feel it
User :   it is like living with it
Doctor :   Ok
User :   it started form left hand
Doctor :   Then the cause more seems neurological
User :   muscles got week
User :   and it spread to neck
Doctor :   Did you visit any physiotherapist
User :   and now lower back
User :   ya
User :   1 yrs back
Doctor :   Do you follow work ergonomics
User :   I took around 2 month
Doctor :   And how much of outdoor activity you do a day
User :   I did not find much difference
User :   not much actually
Doctor :   Then it better to get an MRI done considering your long term complaints
User :   ok
Doctor :   So that we can confirm any neurological cause if any
User :   ya...
Doctor :   Do you have any numbness in limbs
User :   numbness was in hand...
User :   now it is started in left knee
Doctor :   Do you have it now
User :   it is like slowly effecting the whole left body
Doctor :   Is it pain pr numbness with tingling sensation
User :   yes
User :   leg I have now
Doctor :   So its high time You have an MRI
User :   ok I will finish off that soon
User :   some time I try sholder posture belt
User :   it avoid getting my hand getting more pain
Doctor :   Is it benefitial
User : does not worse more
User :   for hand
Doctor :   Then discontinue Plz get an second opnion from a senior neurologist
Doctor :   He might guide you well, you see always second opnions will have effective diagnosis
User :   hmmm the person who I visted have taken MD in it
Doctor :   And a good workup
User :   ok will see
User :   doctore
Doctor :   You should meet an DM Neurologist
User :   do you have any idea for XXXXXXXX technique
User :   ok will see
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   Its practised by chiropracters and Phsiotherapists
Doctor :   And not practised here
User :   ok
Doctor :   XXXXXXXX technique
User :   ok so you doubt is also toward neuro
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you with?
Doctor :   Most probably
User :   nothing more Dr
User :   thank you very much...nice talking to you
Doctor :   Wishing you a speedy recovery
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   bye
Doctor :   Gud nt
User :   good night
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