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Left side back pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Good morning sir
User :   I am serving in indian army
User :   I have left hand side back pain, when i sit or stand continuosly pain is expand
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   r u thr?
User :   yes sir
Doctor :   HELLO
Doctor :   i need a little more information
Doctor :   hoe old are you?
Doctor :   8how
Doctor :   are you able to see what i'm typing?
Doctor :   It seems you have moved away from the chat; I am closing this window; Pls get back if you need any help
Doctor :   hi
User :   i 30 yrs old
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   where is the pain exactly? at your shoulder/ back area ?
Doctor :   or lower back?
User :   on shoulder in back side
Doctor :   does it move anywhere else/ is it stationary?
User :   yes
Doctor :   where does it move?
User :   i take x-ray in x-ray nothing but pain is continue
User :   no movement
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any pain when you move your shoulder - like rotating etc?
User :   no
Doctor :   can you describe th pain- is it pricking? squezing- or something else?
Doctor :   how long has the pain been there?
User :   3-4 years
Doctor :   does the pain increase or decrease at any time?
User :   when work continuosly it will increase
Doctor :   Any pain in the neck area?
Doctor :   bak of neck
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   were your neck ( cervical spine) x-rays done as well?
User :   just back side neck
Doctor :   I assume the x-rays were taken at the army hospital and you were examined by a doctor? what medicines have you taken ?
User :   yes
User :   they told nothing in x-ray do excercise
Doctor :   are you currently taking any medicine?
User :   no
Doctor :   do you have any other health problems example asthma/ any allergies?
User :   no
Doctor :   one last question-
Doctor :   do you have any problem in your left hand?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok- from what you have information you have provided me it does not seem to be anything serious
Doctor :   it is probably might be a case of cervical spondylitis
User :   what can i do now?
Doctor :   as you are having this problem for 3-4 years, I would advice you to see an orthopedician in your army hospital
Doctor :   if you have already seen an orthopedician and are not happy
User :   any ointment for it
User :   when i use ointment that time i feel relax
Doctor :   yes- you can use Inac oitnment-
User :   I nac is ointment name
Doctor :   but because the pain is there for 3-4 years- i would advice you to
take a second opinion
Doctor :   yes the ointments name is INAC
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
Doctor :   thanks for consulting Healthcare Magic; bye for now.
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