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Back ache after being bedridden due to a broken leg - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   how can i help you
Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi, im inquiring about my ongoing back paid (L4-5 L5-S1)
Doctor :   are you there?
Doctor :   since who long u have this bacache
User :   It started after i had broken my leg and was bedridden for a while
Doctor :   backache
User :   since 2002
User :   it had jsut occured to me that it may be related to the fact i had an epidural for the operation
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide your Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight, Waist Circumfrence.
User :   where do they insert the needle and is there previous cases of this causing pain?
User :   24 male,teacher, de-facto, 176cm 78 kg,
Doctor :   did u sustain any injury to the back anytime in recent past
User :   no, just small muscle tears. the usual...
User :   i have had bone scans etc and they were all clear. ct scan said i had bulged discs in the region.
User :   just wanted to know if it is related to the epidural..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did this backache start from the time u had surgery

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