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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi i was diagnosed with a cervical strain in which i got from moving scaffolding at work i got a burning sensation in my forehead that freaked me out should i be concerned
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May i know your age?
User :   32
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And your gender?
User :   male
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Since when aer you experiencing these symptoms?
User :   every now and then
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Ok
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cervical strain do not cause burning sensation in the fore head.
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IHave to ask you few details to know the cause for the burning sensation.
Doctor :   D you have diabetes?
User :   not that i know of
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Ok is there any precipitating factor which causes these sensations?
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Are you there/
User :   no not really but ive been really stressed since i got hurt never have ever had anything wrong with me before
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Ok.
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Do not worry.
Doctor :   one last detail.
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For how long do these symptoms last?
User :   usually for just a little while i forgot to tell you i ha dmuscle spasms im my upper back as well when this started
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Ok.
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There are just two condition which i think is the possibility.
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And both of these are not a mojor problem.
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For the muscle spasm
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Use pain killers and soft cervical collar.
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give adequate rest to the neck.
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No straining or lifting heacy weights.
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have you followed.
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And for the burning sensations
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It is possible that stress must have precipated the symptom.
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since you said it started after the injury.
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I will suggest some measures for it.
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Are you following.
User :   yes
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Ok.
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The other possibility for the burning sensation is some minor nerve irritation.
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You need to take multivitamin far a period of one month.
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That will help in nerve healing.
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You can take revital or nervijen as a better multiviatamin.
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Also have your blood sugar checked.
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have you followed.
User :   yes
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Ok.
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these symptoms are just minor happenings.
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so do not worry about it.
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As worry and stress can increase the problems.
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Is there any other query?
User :   so when iget this i shouldnt be concerned i am going to die
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No.
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they are not life treathnening issues.
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but have your sugar checked and start treament for it if it is high.
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Diabetes is one of the major cause for nerve irritation.
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And as i said stress and worries can help in aggravating the symptoms.
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so practice mood relaxing methods.
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have you followed?
User :   had xrays coming back negative are there other tests beside blood sugar you would recommend
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Is there any other query?
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You con get a complete blood count and ESR done also.
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Mail us the report to us.
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We shall help you further.
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You can send us the reports if you want to. The address would be YYYY@YYYY
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Is there any other query?
User :   ok so again you dont feel it is life threatning have a doctor appointment today can you recommend any questions to ask
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ok.
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If you have a doctor appointment on this.
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He will help you if any other test like a scan is necessary.
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Since it is an acute problem and you do not ahve ny other symptoms i do not feel he necessity of scan.
Doctor :   Is there any other query that i can assist you with?

User :   are u there
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