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Neck injury treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Average Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Directly i will go to point
Doctor :   ok
User :   when i turn my neck i am hearing some sound from 1 month
User :   every moment
User :   before that i was in depression for 8-9 months due to some personal issue
Doctor :   did you had any injury
Doctor :   are you taking any medications for your depression
User :   no.. i had very less food could be once in 2 -3 days like that
User :   during depressin period i use to sleep lot
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is there any pain while turning the head
User :   no.. sort of numbness some times.. feels like go for massage all time
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i suugest you to take an x-ray of your neck done
User :   could be any serious issue.. or is it recoverable
Doctor :   no just to rule out any abnormalities
Doctor :   is the pain spreding down to shoulders?

Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help U
User :   Hi
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User :   i am not able to chat after payment.
User :   i have completed payment
Doctor :   ok
User :   Hi u there ?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what is your occupation
User :   Software engineer
Doctor :   This happens because of tension in the tendents in the neck, they pull at your spine and your disks will make noises as this occurs
User :   will it be recovered
Doctor :   he best way to stretch your neck muscles and vertibrae is to touch your chin to your chest (gently elongating the neck muscles) and then look waaay up (gently elongating the neck muscles in front this time).
Doctor :   try with these excercises
User :   okay
Doctor :   do you have any vomiting, visual changes, numbness, weakness
User :   yes.. i am feeling weak in vision. But if i use Razo 20 (tablet) i am feeling fine
User :   this is antaacid
Doctor :   Razo for gastritis
User :   yes
Doctor :   it wil not cause this effect
Doctor :   are you using any creams to apply
User :   no
User :   initially i thought this is due to over sleeping. But it is persistant now from 1 month
Doctor :   is the sound more in the morning or evening
User :   same every time. if i turn to right it give tuk sount
Doctor :   any ringing sound in ears
User :   no
Doctor :   any injury or accident in the past, can you recollect
User :   no
Doctor :   Does the sound coincide with your pulse like a whooshing sound?
User :   if u turn your hand.. when u warm up some time your knucles make sound
User :   or else if u turn your wrist.. sound that comes.. it is like that
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   it could be due to some muscle spasm or any bony abnormality
Doctor :   It could be due to neck sprain, cervical disc problem, arthritis
Doctor :   An MRIAbdominal mri
Chest mri
Heart mri
Lumbosacral spine mri
Melanoma of the liver - mri scan
Mri of the brain
Mri of the head
Mri scans
Spine MRI would be the recommended test. This can be considered in conjunction with an orthopedic, or neurosurgical, consult.
Doctor :   An MRI would be the recommended test. This can be considered in conjunction with an orthopedics or nuerosurgical cansulatation
Doctor :   are you there
Doctor :   treatment can range from conservative measures like physical therapy
User :   okay, how much this could cost for tests
Doctor :   or th cause could be like any bony spurs rough articulating facettes of the cervical vertibra are the most likely causes
Doctor :   MRI will cost you around 5,000
Doctor :   are you there
User :   yes
Doctor :   do you have any queries
User :   Thank your very much.
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent
User :   Yes
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   one last thing
Doctor :   ok
User :   if it is arthritis/ cervical dis order.. is it curable
Doctor :   yes
User :   recently i had ultra sound i didnt had any issue in that .. its normal
Doctor :   usually it will be due to contraction of muscles which reduce the cushioning, bones touch each other and hence clicking sounds
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