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Back pain due to abnormal deformation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   is dr jaikishen ter?
User :   i wanted to spk to him
Doctor :   Yes
User :   is it u?
Doctor :   I am Dr Jaikishen
User :   hi
Doctor :   Ok
User :   back pain due to birthday bums
User :   remember?
Doctor :   ya i remember you
User :   i got an xray done
User :   finally!
Doctor :   Good
User :   and it says no abnormal deforamtion
Doctor :   Wht does it say
Doctor :   Ok
User :   deformation*
Doctor :   SO how are you now
User :   pain has reduced
Doctor :   gr8
User :   but only when i sleep i have some discomfort
User :   i cannot sleep straight on my back
User :   its almost 4 weeks now
User :   any cause of concern?
Doctor :   Are you using medication
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
User :   wat medication?
User :   i stopped it after 1 week
Doctor :   Ok
User :   wat could it be due to?
Doctor :   I never thought b'day bumps get this worsen
Doctor :   So you havent seen a doctor for this
User :   yes
User :   i did
User :   i also got an xray from ter
Doctor :   WHat was his opinion
Doctor :   Hello
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   yes
User :   he said it will take abt 5-6 weeks
User :   its almost 4 weeks now
Doctor :   So he physically examined you , is it?
User :   yes
User :   leg exercise etc
User :   there was no pain then
Doctor :   I think you need better pain killers for your pain
Doctor :   if everything seems to be alright, You have to take pain killers for sometime
User :   can i spk to u?
Doctor :   like one more week
User :   ter is no pain
User :   but some kind of discomfort
Doctor :   Ok
User :   could it be a blood clot?
Doctor :   Blood clot may have fever, pain etc
Doctor :   for this long
User :   i dont have fever too
User :   and no pain or prob wit bones
User :   wat could i be due to then? 4 so long
Doctor :   I cant help yu much except asking you to see the doctor for review
User :   :)
Doctor :   and explain the discomfort
User :   i have consulted 4 doctors already :)
Doctor :   for the same reason
Doctor :   ??
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i am having some kind of fear
Doctor :   Do you have any personal issues
Doctor :   to speak about
User :   like?
Doctor :   I mean for your fear
Doctor :   about
User :   i wanted to speak to u
Doctor :   No problem you can chat
User :   i havent told any other doctors that i got hit
User :   except u
Doctor :   You are making a mistake by hiding the facts
Doctor :   THat will get a better idea for them the required examinations and common prone injuries
User :   ok
User :   i just told them i got injured on the back
User :   not hit
Doctor :   It would help them to point to some

Doctor :   important areas
User :   but xray does not reveal anything nor do the physical examinations

User :   i told them i got injured at the same spot where i got kicked
Doctor :   anyway
User :   there was no pain at the spot

Doctor :   It helps them to give yiou better analgesia
User :   wat is analgesia?
Doctor :   pain killing
User :   ok

User :   that is why i am consulting u
User :   again and again
Doctor :   Ok you take DOLO 650
Doctor :   three times a day
Doctor :   for two days
Doctor :   But the pain which for thes long days should be taken care of sufficiently taken care by a prescription painkiller which acts good than the over the counter
Doctor :   tablets
Doctor :   What i give is an Over the counter tablet
User :   what is this for?
Doctor :   pain
User :   i dont really have pain
Doctor :   Thats is why
User :   i will wait till this month end
Doctor :   you have the discomfort
Doctor :   i can understand that
User :   if it still persists i will go for MRI
User :   wat do u say?
Doctor :   the discomfort cannot be predicted by online chat
User :   ok
User :   wat abt mri?
User :   wat do u suggest?
Doctor :   Where exactly you point as pain
Doctor :   say in relation to your spine
User :   not in one region
User :   sometimes upper/lower pain
User :   in the back
User :   around the hip
Doctor :   Can you bend correctly
User :   yes
Doctor :   and sit and stand
Doctor :   without pain
User :   yes
Doctor :   slight
User :   but not for long hours
Doctor :   Can you do sit ups
User :   no pain while sitting or walking
Doctor :   with out pain
User :   yes - situps
User :   one more thing
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i was asked to do situps for back pain and then i had knee pain
User :   so i stopped it
User :   i was scared again for that too
Doctor :   Does the pain coming down along the back of thighs
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   You have spasms in the muscles
Doctor :   that is causing the discomfort
User :   ok
User :   wat is spasm exactly?
Doctor :   You need to take a muscle relaxant
Doctor :   Tightness in muscle with excessive pull or suffering or injury
User :   i took skelact for 1 week
Doctor :   What are the medications you were
User :   i think its a muscle relaxant
Doctor :   taking for these 4 weeks
User :   skelact and celadrin cream - just for 1 week
User :   nothing after that
Doctor :   Ok
User :   what are muscle knots?
User :   i am reading an article abt it
Doctor :   I havent heard of skelact
Doctor :   They are seen as a microscopic picture
User :   i will send u the link - WWW.WWWW.WW User :   wat do u suggest me to do now?

User :   any mri needed?
Doctor :   I dont think
Doctor :   you need
User :   thats why i wanted to speak to u directly
Doctor :   You can treat with Ultra sonic massage
User :   wat is that?
Doctor :   A probe is rubbed over the tender points
Doctor :   it gives some heat through it
User :   is it painful?
Doctor :   which will relieve the pain
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   mild heating
User :   any tablets to help?
Doctor :   you can also go to a physiotherpist you can relieve the pain
User :   ok
User :   anyone u kno in blr?
Doctor :   You can search for one in our homepage

User :   did u chk the link i sent u
User :   abt muscle spasms and knots
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   yeah
Doctor :   knots are not visitble with naked eye
User :   is that the problem?
User :   seems like it
User :   ok
User :   so what do u suggest me to do now
User :   wait or start with exercises
Doctor :   Physio
Doctor :   therapy who does the ultrasonic massage or which ever is best for you
User :   genrally how long does it take for muscle spasms/knots?
User :   to cure completely?
Doctor :   less than 5 days

User :   its been 4 weeks 4 me already!
Doctor :   Yeah not much actively done for you
Doctor :   till now like the massages
User :   will it cause any kind of problem in the future? lik slip or arthiritis?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   not really your are not complaining similar to it
Doctor :   so i am trying to rule out those
User :   ok
User :   thats the reason i wanted to speak directly to u
Doctor :   we are not providing the on phone consult now
Doctor :   We are thinking to provide that too a paid service
User :   cant u consider my one case?
User :   i will talk after your work hours
Doctor :   No i cant go against the firm rules
User :   ok fine
User :   one more thing i wanted to ask
Doctor :   DO one thing
User :   tel me dr
Doctor :   Get a physical therapist opinion and then we shall plan further
Doctor :   I just dont want to spend 6000 bucks for MRI
User :   the 1st doctor i consulted asked me to do physio
Doctor :   So get a PT consult and do as needed
User :   but since my mom had a bad exp she asked me to wait for some more time
Doctor :   ask him how
User :   ru ter?
Doctor :   many sessions
User :   ok
Doctor :   do yoiu need for the therapy
User :   is it painful?
Doctor :   no
User :   ok fine
Doctor :   it is medically acclaimed treatment
User :   one more thing doctor
User :   wat is the knee pain due to?
User :   i told u i had it wen i was doing situps
Doctor :   YOur weight
User :   52 kgs
User :   height - 5'2"
Doctor :   Do you work out daily
User :   no
User :   but im phyiscally very active
User :   lik sports - swimming badmitton
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   it should be some kind of stress on the knee joint
Doctor :   You address it to the physical therpist
Doctor :   He will answer it with a measure of exercise you can practice it
User :   is it connected to the back problem?
Doctor :   before the work out or during it
Doctor :   may be may not be
User :   ok
User :   any chance of arthiritis?
Doctor :   hmm.. not really
Doctor :   the prone age is 40 and above unless overweight
User :   ok
User :   i never had any health problems b4 dis incident
User :   so i am scared if this has upset my body/system
Doctor :   no no
Doctor :   We have a long queue of patients waiting for our service. Please restrict your chat one health query right now. Do log in again after a few hours to clarify other medical doubts.
User :   oooops sorry doc
Doctor :   i think both the queries of you could be better answered through
Doctor :   the consult of PT
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Bye
User :   thanks a lot for the advice
User :   stil hoping to speak to u
User :   bye
Doctor :   I dont think yoiu need
Doctor :   I hope you get the answer soon
Doctor :   bye
User :   just 4 my satisfaction

Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any time
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