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Advice on sleeping postures - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Back Pain
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions

Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the person-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height.
User :   Good eve.. i have back pain
Doctor :   since how long
Doctor :   Please provide these details of the person-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height.
User :   age 28,occupation - officer,two weeks
User :   weight - 74 height -170
Doctor :   did u sustain any injury anytime
User :   no
User :   Pl give suggested position of sleep
Doctor :   sure i will give
User :   now i am in night shift and sleeping in floor
User :   I sleep in floor as per doctor advice
Doctor :   ok
User :   i am single
Doctor :   how severe is the pain
Doctor :   and is this pain radiating ur leg
User :   continuing for sometime when stand or sit in chair cont
Doctor :   Sleep on a firm mattress
User :   no.. only lower back
Doctor :   Avoid sleeping on the stomach or with arms under the pillow
Doctor :   Avoid sleeping on a couch
Doctor :   dont sleep on floor

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