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Have severe back pain above the waist. What could it be? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 20-Jul-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:Hello, doctor.,. I have a back pain since 3 days
User:What is the medicine should i take
Doctor:Can you specify the location of pain?
Doctor:How severe the pain is? - can you grade on a scale of 1 to 10 (10 being the most severe pain you ever had)?
Doctor:Does the pain radiate down the legs?
User:Exactly, above the waist
User:Not so severe.,.,
User:But, when I sit down and get up it really pains more.,.
Doctor:I presume the pain to be just muscular ache.
Doctor:you can try topical pain reliever such as volini spray.
Doctor:You can spray a thin layer on the affected area.
Doctor:Give adequate rest.
Doctor:You can also use warm compresses for additional benefits.
User:Exactly., I apply volini as well as moo.,. atleat twice a day., before going to sleep.,.
Doctor:if the pain does not relieve with topical agents, then you might need oral pain killer like diclofenac.
Doctor:I suggest my patient a combination drug Mobizox (diclofenac with skeletal muscle relaxant). This can be taken after consulting with an orthopedician.
Doctor:Since the above drug (mobizox) has side effects, do not try it without your physicians approval.
Doctor:The pain due to muscular causes resolve in a week or two.
User:Ok.,. One more problem., Sometimes I even have the gastric problem.,.
Doctor:Gastric problems are generally chronic condition related to your life style and diet.
User:resulting in excess farting
Doctor:Change your life style and modify your diet a bit, the resolve the gastric problem.
User:Ok.,. thanks
Doctor:Briefly to solve the problem you can take medications such as probiotics (Tab. Sporolac) or yogurt.
Doctor:along with antacid such as Syp Mucaine gel 1 tsp before meals.
Doctor:Have you followed what I suggested/
Doctor:Do you have any questions?
User:No.,. thanks a lot.,.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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