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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i have a severe back pain
User :   lower back
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how long
User :   for at least 6-7 years now
Doctor :   ok
User :   have been to homeopathic, alopathic and ayurvedic medications
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
Doctor :   k
User :   but still no use
Doctor :   did u sustain any injur
Doctor :   injury to back
User :   35 yrs old, male, runs a company, bangalore
User :   married and 75 kgs
User :   no i did not have any major accidents
Doctor :   ok
User :   an mri was taken and the doc said i have prolapse
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what did the doctor suggest then
User :   physiotherapy in hosmat
User :   lots of bed rest
User :   went through that
Doctor :   ok
User :   he says the only options are operation which is a risky affair
User :   or periodic injection to reduce pain - on the spine
User :   both to me, are not acceptable
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   yes surgery will the best option
User :   but is int it risky
Doctor :   any surgery has risks
Doctor :   that doesnt mean u should not have
Doctor :   surgeon will take all the precautiond
User :   i know but people say, any spinal operation is high risk
Doctor :   make sure surgery will be smooth
Doctor :   yes it is
Doctor :   any surgery is risky for that matter
User :   what do they do with the operation
Doctor :   even simple procedure might become serious problem sometimes
User :   i mean what is the operation all about
Doctor :   An operation need be considered only if your pain persists, is troublesome and is associated with evidence of compression of the nerves in the spinal canal severe enough to cause weakness of muscles, loss of sensations, difficulty in passing urine - stools, or abnormalities of reflexes in the lower limbs. Performed by an expert, such surgery is safe and effective.
Doctor :   if the disc is pressing on the particular nerve
Doctor :   then there are varies surgeries that are done
User :   ok, my main issue is the pain at the lower back
User :   apart from that no other issues as u described
User :   but the pain is really really severe
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   if disc is degenerated
Doctor :   then surgery is the choice
User :   what do you mean by degerated
User :   moving out of its place?
Doctor :   nope
Doctor :   disc degenerated
Doctor :   grow worse
Doctor :   are you there
User :   yes
User :   so whom would you recomend in bangalore
User :   for such a treatment
Doctor :   to place from place is prolapse
Doctor :   u can contact spine specialist in Hosmat
Doctor :   this is good center in bangalore
Doctor :   one of the best in india
User :   hosmat...i dont trust them much
User :   they told me that i have a fracture on my lower back
Doctor :   ok
User :   where as the MRI revealed it is a case of prolapse
Doctor :   where are u located
User :   near marathahalli
Doctor :   any other orthopedician u consulted so far
User :   yes, one in st.johns, a very senior doc-forgot his name
Doctor :   ok
User :   then two in hosmat
Doctor :   You can use the search a doctor/hospital feature on our homepage to find a orthopedician in marathahalli. If you wish, we can fix up your appointment with a doctor in your area.
Doctor :   if u need any assistance u can write to us
User :   oh, that is fine, i will copare and decide
Doctor :   at YYYY@YYYY
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY Mobile : 0000
Doctor :   confirm ur details
User :   thank you, u have been really hel
User :   helpful, i meant, sorry.
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   thats fine
Doctor :   have XXXXXXXX day
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