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Intermittent back pain in mid rib area - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 26-Oct-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Back Pain
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General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2003
Answered : 1223 Questions
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:Dr want to get rid of back pain
User:last one month have back pain
Doctor:Please specify the location of pain?
User:mid rib
User:it is not constant pain
Doctor:Is the ache continuous or intermittent in nature?
Doctor:Did you notice any factor that aggravates this pain?
User:not sure but may be due to sitting on chair and working for 8 hrs
Doctor:may I know your age?
Doctor:Do you have any other medical problem?
Doctor:How is your appetite?
User:no other problems
Doctor:have you lost weight?
Doctor:The pain might be due to muscular aches.
Doctor:You need to rest well.
Doctor:Apply hot compresses
User:any medication required
Doctor:and use mild pain medicine like tab. dolo as and when pain occurs.
Doctor:if the problem persist visit an orthopedician for evaluation.
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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