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Muscle rupture or back pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help yoiu
User :   I am having severe back ache
User :   i m afraid its muscle rupture
Doctor :   Please tell me more abou it
User :   actually had a fight with brother...he hit me hard with hand
User :   since then its paining
User :   i applied voveron ointment
Doctor :   When was that
User :   2 days back
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   So where exactly is it paining on the back
User :   it pains while bending
User :   below left shoulder..on the rib cage
Doctor :   Did you see redness or swelling
User :   redness i didnt observe..but yes, swelling is still there
Doctor :   YOu can put the cold pack over the swelling
Doctor :   to reduce
User :   i cant stand for more than 5 mins.
User :   ok
Doctor :   O]
User :   shud i get some xray done?
Doctor :   I would better say you to get a physical examonation and xray done
Doctor :   as it is so severe to interrupt yoiur daily activity
User :   any alternative?
Doctor :   but the need is addressed by the doctor who examines yoiu
User :   how much time wud it take to come to normal condition?
Doctor :   Normally swelling comes down in two days if no fracture
Doctor :   and the pain takes few more days
User :   i m sure its not fracture, as pain is not unbearable.
User :   neways thanks !
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