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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   sir, iam 28 years old male i am getting lower back pain, the pain moves from left buttock down to the left leg, its happening from past 5 months could you pls suggest what to do
Doctor :   hello
User :   hi sir
Doctor :   tell me more about your pain
User :   gev sir
User :   it is not frequent sir, it started just 5 months before sir
Doctor :   what is your occupation ?
User :   I am govt emp
Doctor :   was the pain sudden when it started ?
User :   no sir it starts gradually but goes after wards
User :   sir it is a nerve problem
Doctor :   i can see that
Doctor :   are you taking any ,medications ?
User :   no sir
User :   what should i do now sir
User :   whom should i consult ortho or nuerologist
Doctor :   the right person you need to see is a neurologist
Doctor :   you will undergo few tests
User :   sir is it a serious problem
Doctor :   at your age i dont think so
Doctor :   with physical therapy you can be cured
User :   what could be the disease name sir
Doctor :   its called nerve compression
Doctor :   its very common
Doctor :   do you have any other medical problems ?
User :   no sir
Doctor :   do you smoke or consume alcohol ?
User :   no sir
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   well dont worry
User :   sir i will be cured ?
Doctor :   its not really serious and since you are at that age it can be cured
User :   thank you very much sir soon i will consult neurologist
Doctor :   your most welcome
Doctor :   take care of yourself
Doctor :   and dont worry
Doctor :   you will be fine
User :   thnk you sir bye gnt
Doctor :   good night
Doctor :   bye bye
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