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Mild localized neck pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help yoiu
User :   Hello
User :   Hmm i doubt tht i have a problem with my neck
User :   it hurts most of the time ! and sometimes i doubt if i have spondolysis or something like that. Can you tell me if i m right about it ?
Doctor :   Please explain me in detail about your neck problem, when did it start? Do you have pain
User :   yes, i have pain generally and it started around six months back, when i got up from sleeping, i thought its because i didnt sleep well , but then the pain remained
User :   and generally i have problem in looking up ( like towards the sky ) but pain is always very bearable , nothing that alarming.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   As this is an online consultation, I have to ask you a few questions because I cannot examine you. It will take some time so please be patient.
Doctor :   Can you describe me about the type of pain
User :   Ok sir
Doctor :   Is it localised or moving?
User :   its mild pain , and its localised in the neck bone.
Doctor :   You said it started all of a sudden one bad morning?
User :   yeah, initially i think IT was due to bad sleeping.
Doctor :   any thing that increase or decrease the pain
User :   hmm the only thing that increases the pain is when i look up or when i try to sit in ma bed, takin support of the pillows, i have to adjust myself so that ma neck is comfortable
Doctor :   Does the pain pass into the hands
User :   my*
User :   no, pain has never passed into the hands, not even in shoulders
Doctor :   Ok do yoiu have back pain too
User :   it happens sometimes, once in three months or something. i think its very occasional, but that happens all of a sudden and i always recover in a day
Doctor :   Do you have eye problems
User :   i use specs
Doctor :   Did it change
Doctor :   in power these days
User :   hmm i m having a consistent change.. gradually, nothing significant change .
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--
Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: ; Marital Status:
User :   my age is 22 , student ( have to sit in the chair most of the time ) and part time job as a IT free lancer.
User :   Unmarried
User :   Location - Gwalior
Doctor :   Have you seen a doctor/Taken any medication for your current problem?
User :   No, I never thought that its alarming, the pain is too mild to pay attention to.
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems?
igh Blood sugar/ high blood pressure/ Asthma/allergies etc?
User :   No.. I dont have any of these sir
Doctor :   Have you had any similar problems in the past?
User :   one more thing i would like to tell u is, my friends say i dont walk with my back straight, its always a lil bent, i dont stand up totally striaght/
User :   hmm No sir, I never had any such similar problem in the past.
Doctor :   Ok XXXXXXXX listening to your history I could think of few conditions
Doctor :   One could be poor posture during work, Occupational overuse, Scoliosis, Lack of Physical activity
Doctor :   It could be anything of these
Doctor :   I would give you some recommendations to follow
User :   hmm do wou advise me to visit a doctor ?
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send and when done, Please say it.
User :   Yes sir.
Doctor :   It would be good if yoiu get yourself physical examined by an Orthopedician and get the diagnosis confirmed
Doctor :   It would be of much help for you if yoiu follow some strech exercises early in the morning and at work near yoiur desk
Doctor :   I will send yoiu a mail regarding the stretch exercises
Doctor :   to be followed
Doctor :   You can also find them here in the below link
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW
Doctor :   CLick on the Lets Stretch program button
Doctor :   and yoiu can follow the demo
Doctor :   exercises
User :   Ok sir
Doctor :   For the bent standing
Doctor :   that your friends are complaining of
Doctor :   I would certainly say to see the doctor
Doctor :   to rule out the Kyphosis and Scoliosis
Doctor :   After I close the window, There is a button to import contacts from your Gmail, Yahoo, AOL ID's. Please refer your friends with a click of the button.
User :   hmm Ok sir.
User :   and thanks a lot for your help
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