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Date : 03-Jun-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:hello sir how r u
User:sir i have one concern
Doctor:I am fine, thank you.
Doctor:Proceed with your concern.
User:my brother is suffering from off headache from last 2 to 3 years
User:but not continously but 1 time in a month
User:and same time he has a warmting problem also
User:when ever he suffer from headache he warms
Doctor:You mean vomiting?
Doctor:Please proceed...
User:sir above are my concerns
Doctor:May I know your brother
Doctor:*brother's age?
Doctor:Can you tell me for how long each of these episodes last?
Doctor:I mean when he gets the headache for how long does he has the pain?
Doctor:Does he do something or take some medicine to relieve the pain?
Doctor:Are you there?
Doctor:Are you there?
User:sir he works for pvt industries and he has a sifts like moring shifts for a week and night shits for a week when ever he works continuously for night shifts the same time he suffer this proble, and take a normal medicine for pain relief.
Doctor:Is the pain located on one side or both sides?
User:one side i.e right side
Doctor:Does the light and sound irritate him/worsen the pain?
User:yes excatly sir
Doctor:Any one else in the family suffer with similar headaches?
User:no sir
Doctor:Does he have any medical problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, etc?
Doctor:He seems to be suffering with a type of chronic headache.
Doctor:One of the common variety of chronic headache is migraine
Doctor:and his symptoms are typical of this migraine.
Doctor:This type of headache is caused by unknown reasons
Doctor:but is related to stressors, improper sleep, fasting, sometimes certain aromatic products (smell.
Doctor:In your brother's case it is probably the stress and no sleep (night shift) which is triggering the headache.
Doctor:We talk in terms of prevention and not cure when dealing with such chronic headache and your brother has to apply the necessary changes to prevent the headaches.
Doctor:Medical drugs to prevent the headaches are given
Doctor:when the frequency of headaches are very severe and affecting day to day activities
Doctor:in your brother's case, one headache per month seems to be moderate variety
Doctor:and we can avoid daily medicines.
Doctor:So talk to your brother to apply the needed lifestyle changes that is eat regularly and sleep well.
Doctor:He can take a tablet of Dolo 650mg one tablet whenever he feels the headache is going to start.
Doctor:That should take care of the pain
Doctor:Have you followed what I said?
User:ya sir
Doctor:Do you have any doubts?
User:sir for vomiting
Doctor:Vomiting is part of this migraine perse.
Doctor:In simple terms, vomiting occurs due to this headache.
Doctor:Taking this tablet early before he feels the headache
Doctor:will reduce the ache and prevent him from vomiting.
Doctor:However if the vomiting persists, alternative medications such as Migranil / grenil can be taken instead of tablet Dolo 650.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:ya sir
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:sir actualy some time i feel back pain
Doctor:Is the pain located to lower spine?
Doctor:Since when you have this pain?
User:ya sir
Doctor:Since when you have this pain?
User:from long back
Doctor:Occasional back ache is mostly due to muscular pain which could be related to abnormal posture, over weight or other form of injury.
Doctor:Check if any such factors is causing your pain.
Doctor:If yes, you need to correct/prevent it.
Doctor:For the occasional pain you can probably apply pain balms (volini gel or moove, etc) along with hot water bag on the affected region.
User:sir i use to go gym for workout
Doctor:If the pain is severe any pain killer can be taken.
Doctor:Excessive gyming can induce injuries, if you develop the pain after gyming then you need to restrict those.
Doctor:Avoid workout while in pain.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:ya sir
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:no sir,
Doctor:Thanks for the query.
Doctor:Bye for now.
User:and thanks a lot for good suggestions
User:ok, bye sir
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