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Medication advice for discus hernia, lower spine pain and head aches - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, my father has discus hernia, and a lot of pain in lower spine and headaches. What to do?
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr ccc here
Doctor :   let me read your query
Doctor :   ok
User :   hi, Dr Acccc
Doctor :   can u tell me the age of your father ?
User :   46
Doctor :   And How he happened to have a disc hernia?
User :   he doesnt know
User :   We are from Mcccca
Doctor :   did he have any injury before ?
User :   the health care is disaster
User :   no
User :   now he did a magnetic resonance
Doctor :   for the pain, which is of neuropathic origin, he may benefit from medicines like tricyclic antidepressents and gabapentin analogues
User :   and the doctor said not to have a surgery
User :   he has three discs
User :   that are not working well
Doctor :   Surgery may not help in most cases, where the spinal cord is not affected much or if there is not much emergency
Doctor :   Can u mention the pills that he takes ?
User :   are there any other threatments
User :   because the pain is huge, he can hardly walk for 5 minutes
User :   and the he needs to rest -sit down
Doctor :   can u also mention the MRI findings of your father ?
User :   cetanol ...
User :   analgetincs
Doctor :   i understand the situation, and im very sorry for ur father
Doctor :   any TCAs,
Doctor :   any other pills hes on ?
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