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Having severe neck pain. How to avoid it? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 04-Jun-2013
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User:Hello Doctor
User:i have two questions
Doctor:Go ahead
User:first one, its related to my neck pain
User:i am facing this problem from 3 days
Doctor:does it travel down to your shoulders/arms?
User:no only neck
User:actually the thing is, i have travelled 4 hours continuously wearing helmet
User:i think that might be a problem
Doctor:That should explain it partially
Doctor:what about the posture
User:i have applied some cream
Doctor:Do you usually sit straight and maintain a proper posture while working
User:not full straight, some portion of body bend
Doctor:There is a problem there
Doctor:You would need to sit straight particularly while working on the computer
Doctor:Which cream have you applied?
User:i didnt remember its full name, my roome mate gave it to me, its "Valvin" something like this
Doctor:What you can do is XXXXXXX
Doctor:First, apply diclofenac ointment on the neck
Doctor:Do some hot fomentation
Doctor:keep a heating pad or a hot water bottle on the neck
Doctor:Maintain a proper posture
User:that i am doing while bathing
Doctor:This is the posture you should be maintaining while working
User:but some what it reduced pain, still pain is there
Doctor:It will take some time to go
User:oh ok
User:my second question is related to dental
Doctor:This is the link which will tell you how to sit while working
Doctor:sure go ahead
User:i had undergone RCT
User:last week filling is done
User:now it looks like swelling, and its paining
User:for unit 6
Doctor:Since I am an MBBS doctor XXXXXXX
Doctor:I am not the best person for this
Doctor:I can give you a pain killer
Doctor:but that will not address the main problem
Doctor:i would suggest you post a query on WWW.WWWW.WW
Doctor:We will get it answered by a dentist
User: XXXXXXX XXXXXXX i will post a query
User:thanks for your answers and valuable time
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me
Doctor:Take care
User:thanx, bye :)
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