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Back ache with prostatitis and gas problem - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Does gastric problem cause back ache/ stiffness in the back ?
Doctor :  
yes its a kind of refered pain
Doctor :   were u relate u r pain
User :   it is not exactly pain, but some kinda bloated feeling at the back
Doctor :  
well they are the different expressions of your symptoms
User :   I donot know exactly bcos right now I am undergoing treatment for prostatitis
Doctor :  
for how long are u on treat
User :   a month now
Doctor :  
its prostatitis confirm
User :   on antibiotics
Doctor :  
cud u mention the drugs
User :   DoxcT100 mg
User :   when I visited the Urologist he checked n concluded it is prostatitis,
Doctor :  
k
Doctor :   ok

User :   I hv not taken a second opinion on it though
User :   I am going by his word dat it is prostatitis
Doctor :  
ok
User :   Now my confusion is, I dont whether pain is due to gas problem or due to inflammed prostrate
Doctor :  
no its not due prostatitis
User :   I have been having secretions in urine
Doctor :  
u r age and occupation
Doctor :   of what kind

User :   46 , private employment,
User :   it is mostly puss kind of thing, with occasional blood particle
User :   I could see the tiny markings on the white underwear
Doctor :  
has that been since the start or are u having it recently
User :   having it recently not fm the start
Doctor :  
suggest you to see your Physician since thurough examination is essential
Doctor :  
Physical examination so
User :   Ok, but I want to know abt the discomfort in the back whether it is due to gas or prostrate
Doctor :   you can try Sucralfate syp 2tsp now

User :   for back problem is it ?
Doctor :  
if its due to your gastritis you will be relieved
User :   ok
Doctor :   ok

User :   U had mentioned abt physical examination, pls elaborate
Doctor :   the nature of the secretions

Doctor :  
the consistency
Doctor :  
smell if any
User :   no smell, just tiny particles marked on the underwear fm the last drop of urine
Doctor :  
a possible lab examination if yuour doc refers
User :   He has not referred to any lab examination, though I mentioned it to him
Doctor :  
it mostly luks like secretions from your prostrate
User :   but has advised to go in for cystoscopy
Doctor :   ok thats the next step

Doctor :  
cystoscopy and biopsy
User :   has asked to stop antibiotics as it doesnt seem to work
Doctor :  
ok
User :   biopsy ???
Doctor :  
well he will elaborate on that
User :   he has suggested cystoscopy and prostrate massage
Doctor :  
since the diagnosis
Doctor :  
will be more clear
User :   not mentioned abt biopsy
Doctor :  
that follows only if the doc performing the cystoscopy
Doctor :  
feels there is a requirement
User :   he feels there is a requirement
Doctor :  
not always performed
User :   not always performed in the sense ?
Doctor :  
'during the cysto he will be visualizing the area
Doctor :  
so if during any part of the procedure he find an abnormal area he would go for a biopsy
User :   can I have the cystoscopy done in some hospital and show him the report for treatment
Doctor :   if yoyu require we cud arrange it for you

User :   Charges seem to vary in different hospitals and I hv no insurance
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
a doctor from us will get in touch with you reg the detail
Doctor :   thru mail
User :   as I am not employed at the moment, I find it a problem to meet high rates quoted by my physcian
User :   I got it touch with the best hospital, where the charges are much lower
Doctor :   ok cost will be a factor that we will have in mind in your case

User :   like manipal, their charges are just Rs. 2000 /-
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :  
its not a problem if u r comfortable u cid go there
User :   my physician said it would cost me 10,000 at the same hospital
Doctor :   ok

User :   I dont understand how dis can be ?
Doctor :  
the monitary details are not with me so the doc who will be
User :   I have also checked with RG
Doctor :  
getin in tuch wit u will be
Doctor :  
the apt person
Doctor :  
ok
User :   ok
Doctor :  
is that it or wud u ned more info
User :   How do I conclude it is indeed prostatitis I have
User :   do I go by the word of my consultant urologist?
Doctor :   second opinion will do no harm

User :   yes, I would like to have a second opinion and planning to visit Suguna Hospital to seeks urologist advise there
Doctor :  
ok that will be arranged
User :   for the time being, I shall try sucralfate
Doctor :  
sure please
User :   n see if I cud ward of the back discomfort due to gas
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
we hope the same for u
Doctor :  
bye
User :   bye
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