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Back pain due to long sitting on chair - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can we help you
User :   i have severe back pain since 15 days
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :  
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User :   24, software professional
Doctor :   which portyion of your back is it
User :   near the centre of my waist

Doctor :  
ok do you feel comfortable while sitting or is it worse then
User :   worse
User :  
only standing position its good
Doctor :   or you could tell me when is the pain worst

User :  
i cant bend more than 15 degrees on either side
User :  
by the way wats ur name??
User :  
or is it confidential??
Doctor :  
have you seen your BMI in our homepage
Doctor :  
pls let me know of that
User :   nope

Doctor :  
pls do that and tell me the value
User :  
i cant find any BMI thing in the home page
Doctor :  
your height and weight
User :   168cm and 68kg
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :   your in the normal range

User :  
k
Doctor :  
how did it start if you could tell me
User :   i am not sure but i guess for quite some time i used to sit for long hours on the chair bcos i had loads of work.... initially it was mild but day by day it became severe
User :   and its right on the joint i guess
Doctor :  
ok
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have you had an x-ray taken of your lower back
Doctor :   or have you seen the doctor

User :  
no nothing
User :  
today i was thinking of seeing a doctor
User :  
because it is unbearable today
Doctor :   well it needs physical examination

Doctor :  
you probably have sprained your back due to in appropriate posture
User :  
ya may be
Doctor :  
so get the X-ray done
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and if its nothing more than sprain rest will be suffecient
User :  
it is right at the pelvis joint i guess
Doctor :  
if its otherwise you might need to be hospitalised
Doctor :   yes i get the picture

Doctor :  
lower back is the area
User :  
neway thanks for the advic'e
Doctor :  
pls meet the physiotherapist since he will guide oyou to the best posture for preventing these in future
User :  
ok
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User :  
ya it popped up and i filled it
Doctor :   ok will there be anything more that you will ned
User :  
no nothing right now
User :  
thanks
Doctor :  
ok byethen
User :  
bye
Doctor :   yes there is something that i can help you with
User :   no i m sorry i accidentally came in , jus now chatted wid a doc
Doctor :  
ok no probs
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