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Lower back pain, sharp shoulder pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can we help you
User :   well I have pain in my back
User :   sharp pain in my shouder and achy pain in lower back
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--

Age: ; Occupation: ; Location:
User :   I am 20 I work at fast food place I live in
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when sre you having these

User :   18 years old I alway in and out of seeing Chiropractor
Doctor :   k
User :   I see a Chiropractor once a week
Doctor :   are you on medications for the same
User :   no but I do have one pain med hyoconce
User :   i went to see my Chiropractor this week alreaty I not sure if I should go back to see him.
Doctor :   are you allergic to any medicines ?
User :   no
Doctor :   have you consulted a doctor for these problems or taken an X-ray
User :   my Chiropractors doctor is only that been helping me with this problem. I had 1 x-ray 2 years ago. I twited my lower back bad

Doctor :   we request you to get the doctor if the pain persists mean while you can take Diclofenac tab after a meal or consuming since it causes hyperacidity and

Doctor :   gastritis having twisted the back you will need to get the X-ray repeated
Doctor :   just to make sure it has not worsened
User :   what is diclofenac?
Doctor :   then in that case you will need hospitalization and adequet treatment
User :   ok
Doctor :   thats an analgesic
User :   never hear of it
Doctor :   you might need a prescription for that

User :   ok

Doctor :   usually for post operative kind of pain
Doctor :   severe pain
User :   so what I do mean while for the pain now?
User :   i have to work today
Doctor :   Diclofenac gel will be readily available
User :   ok
Doctor :   else try for Nimesulide/ Ibuprofen
Doctor :   apply the gel to the site of pain and gently massage
User :   ok

Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   you know where i can find Diclofenac gel
Doctor :   drug store
User :   ok

User :   1 more thing
Doctor :  
pls tell me
User :   u think I should go see Chiropractor more than 1 time a week?
Doctor :   we recommend you to see the orthopedician to rule out any anatomical problem

Doctor :   since that has persisted for a long time
User :   ok but ain't they sursugys
Doctor :   " sursugys " didnt get that
User :   surgury- ing

Doctor :   yes that will be decided once the X-ray is done

User :   ok

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User :   ok
User :   thanks for your help I am totdally grateful. I will do as you said .
User :   Thank you
Doctor :   pls take care
User :   thanks
User :   have a great day
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   no I think I am ok now
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now.
User :   bye
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