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Back and leg problem due to nerve injury. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   hi doc
User :   here
User :   i am 25 yrs old
Doctor :   k
User :   what is ur name?
Doctor :
User :   i have a back problem
Doctor :   k
User :   i will tel u wat happened
Doctor :   ok
User :   arnd 2 mnths back
Doctor :   k
User :   i got hit on my back
Doctor :   k
User :   since then i am having some kind of discomfort
User :   and pain/ache
Doctor :   ok
User :   so i got an MRI done
Doctor :   how severe was the injury
Doctor :   ok
User :   got kicked on my back
Doctor :   so could u plz type the MRI report
Doctor :   Diagnosis i mean
Doctor :   or impression from the report
User :   it says " bulge in disc L5 and compromise of nerve root"
Doctor :   k
User :   wat does it mean?
User :   i am yet to show it to my ortho doc
User :   he is out of station
Doctor :   ok
User :   wat does the report say?
User :   wat is disc bulge?
Doctor :   nerve root injury
User :   is it serious?
Doctor :   did is there any weakness?
User :   where?
Doctor :   at L5
Doctor :   to prevent any further damage
Doctor :   i suggest u to seek appointment
Doctor :   at the earliest
Doctor :   to get it physically examined
User :   wat is the solution for it?
Doctor :   solution the treating doctor would suggest
Doctor :   since it needs clinical evaluation
User :   anything serious?
Doctor :   to confirm the MRI findings
Doctor :   is there any weakness in ur limbs?
User :   i have undergone tests in clinic
User :   sometimes there is weakness when i sleep
Doctor :   try to restrict the movement
Doctor :   it might damage the nerve
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   which part of body
User :   movement?
Doctor :   which limb i mean
User :   right leg
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when
Doctor :   is it progressive
User :   since 2 mnths
User :   injury
Doctor :   XXXXXXXX i think u have to see orthopaedician at the earliest
Doctor :   even thought its been 2 months
Doctor :   to prevent further nerve injury
User :   ok
User :   be right back
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Doctor :   r u there
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