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Back pain due to long working hours. Treatment? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:i have back pain issue
User:since 2 days
User:due to long working hour
User:wat oral medicne can i go for
Doctor:May I know your age?
User:33 yrs
Doctor:May I know if there was any trauma before the onset of pain?
Doctor:Can you briefly explain the events that occurred before you develop this pain?
User:working for long hours in office due to month end pressure
Doctor:Did the pain occur during or after sleep?
User:at work place
Doctor:Do you also have pain in your limbs?
Doctor:Any problem while passing urine/stools?
Doctor:Are you able to walk without any difficulties?
User:only back pain
User:no problem while working
User:no problem while working
User:but pains in between
Doctor:Have you suffered from similar aches in the past?
User:pls suggest some medicne
Doctor:The pain that you describe looks to be related to musculoskeletal system issue.
Doctor:The details were relevant to isolate the cause.
User:what medicine can i buy form drug store
Doctor:Presence of similar aches in the past suggests this could be related to chronic condition which will need further evalution.
Doctor:however if this was the first episode, then probably it is related to muscle spasm.
Doctor:Muscle spasm can be treated with the following measures:
User:first episode
Doctor:1. Warm compresses - Hot water bags on the affected areas
Doctor:2. Topical pain reliever - We have diclofenac creams/sprays available at all pharmacy.
Doctor:You can use them and apply on the areas affected.
Doctor:Alternatively other pain balms can also help.
User:thanks a ton Dr.
Doctor:3. Use of muscle relaxants can give additional benefits. Some belladona plasters are
Doctor:available at pharmacy.
Doctor:You can apply the plaster after couple of hours following pain balms.
Doctor:4. Oral antiinflammatory drugs such as Tab. Dolo 650mg can be taken thrice a day.
Doctor:If these measure fail to give you good relief, you may consult an orthopedic for NSAID drugs.
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:no dr. thank u so much
Doctor:You are welcome.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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