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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi Aneesh
User :   My wife is having back pain...I would like to possible reasons for that
Doctor :   How old is your wife and what work does she do?
User :   she is 26 and she is into Networking
User :   the pain is from lower back upto the neck
Doctor :   How long has she been having this?

User :   last 2 weeks
User :   it started from a lower back pain
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Have shehad any similar problems in the past?
User :   no
User :   I consulted a doctor and he said it could be because of over strain
User :   but i am worried as her spine is paining from top to bottom
User :   I would like to know your comments
Doctor :   any injury?
User :   its not severe...
User :   no nothing
Doctor :   does the pain move anywhere other than the back?
User :   only at the back
Doctor :   like ;legs/ hands- any tingling or numbness etc?
User :   i think no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   How many hours does she work on a computer per day?
User :   8 hours
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Did the doctor you had consulted physically examine your wife?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Does your wife have any other health problems?

Asthma/allergies etc?
Doctor :   From the information you have provided it is most likely to be due to prolonged computer use and poor posture
User :   ok
User :   she is having dust allergy
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Does she have a regular exercise routine? what is her ht/wt?
User :   do not have any regular exercise...she is 150 cm and 40 kg
User :   and if the pain is moving to hand or ther anything to worry
User :   because i am not very sure about it
Doctor :   if it is moving
Doctor :   to her legs or hands/ any tingling or numbness etc
Doctor :   You should see an orthopedic for a physical exam
Doctor :   But from what you said- that the entire back pains
Doctor :   that is very unlikely
User :   ok

Doctor :   correcting posture and regular exercise can help improve this
User :   ok

User :   thanks a lot doctor
Doctor :   welcome
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   nothing else at this time
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now.
User :   it was very useful
User :   bye
Doctor :   thank you
Doctor :   bye
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