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Date : 27-Oct-2013
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User:I am having a back pain
User:since around 5 yrs
Doctor:take a tablet of brufen after food for pain relief
Doctor:I assume you have got this checked with your doctor, since it has been there for 5 years
Doctor:isnt it?
User:Yes have check it again few days back
User:he says it seems to be less space L5/S1
Doctor:is this the MRI finding?
User:Can I share a Xray
User:No this is Dr's input by seeing an Xray
User:so can i share my xray with u?
Doctor:You should get further investigation through MRI
User:he has suggested me some tablets and IFT
Doctor:MRI can report specifically on the lesions
Doctor:IFT is good for back
Doctor:You must do it
User:which i have done but no much reduction in pain
User:IFt was only for 5 days
Doctor:You should also take care of the posture of your back
User:which is been done n m doinf execise regurly
Doctor:why don't you do it on regular basis?
User:but pain is still persisiting
User:can you help
User:u mean ift reqularly?
Doctor:I would suggest you to take stronger pain killers like Snepdaol
Doctor:Give complete rest to your back for 2 to 3 days
Doctor:then resume the IFT and also the exercises
User:my uric count was 6.9
User:so would it be beacuse of that
Doctor:back pain is unrelated to this
User:this happen when i stretch at back even while sitting and
User:cant sit without support for more than 5 mins
Doctor:This can be XXXXXXX
Doctor:can cause debility
User:means what and how
Doctor:please restrict your physical activity and take complete bed rest for a few days
Doctor:Your back is getting into trouble
Doctor:more and more nerves are getting compressed making it difficult for you to sit for even 5 mins
Doctor:this is not good
Doctor:if it is not corrected now, you can develop more problems like tingling, numbness in your legs
User:I had taken rest for 2 days around 3 weeks back
Doctor:inability to walk
Doctor:and so on
Doctor:why do you have pain now?
Doctor:did you over exert yourself in the last few days?
Doctor:are you there?
User:not exactly, just daily routine
User:infact pain has not reduced much since years now
Doctor:has it worsened either?
User:I have to take rounds in my office which may be around 2 kms walk
User:yes it is increasing
User:now even i dont drive much
Doctor:I think it is best for you to hire a physiotherapist on regular basis who can help you with the back pain along with your orthopedician
Doctor:What is your age?
Doctor:I am so sorry
Doctor:this is quite young age to develop this
User:thats ok
User:right i know
Doctor:Please get an MRI done at the earliest
User:and i have consulted 2 major ortho suergons since last 1 year
User:but no major improvement
Doctor:any comments on surgery from the doctors?
User:no he says go for medicenes it will be fine
Doctor:Continue the medications and rest well
Doctor:I usually use snepdol tablet when I have severe pain
Doctor:and I rest completely for 2 days
Doctor:I would be fine then to resume my work
User:med suggested are Etoshine, Myoril & Goustat
User:for 2 weeks
Doctor:medicines are right
Doctor:continue to take them
User:but i have not noticed any recovery
User:or improvement
Doctor:then take tramadol or snepdol
User:thats why i am worried
Doctor:I am sorry
Doctor:I have suggested you all possible treatments
Doctor:I think something is wrong somewhere in your pain mangement
Doctor:You need to think about it
Doctor:all right?
Doctor:shall we end the chat now
Doctor:I have an emergency to attend?
Doctor:are you there?
Doctor:We can resume our chat in 5 mins if you still have doubts
Doctor:You can come back on chat
Doctor:thank you
Doctor:are you still there?
Doctor:Shall we continue the chat?
Doctor:it seems like you are not respondin
Doctor:I shall close the chat window
Doctor:please log in again to chat
Doctor:bye for now
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