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Neck pain causing difficulty in daily routine. Suggest remedy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Dec-2013
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Doctor:please proceed with your query
User:i am XXXX
User:i am having neck pain on the left side
User:keeps paining on and off
Doctor:may I know your age?
User:wanted to check if it could be serious
Doctor:How long is it lasting for - duration?
Doctor:1 month?
Doctor:is it causing difficulty in your daily routine?
User:no, just sometimes at work , when i have to turn while sitting on the laptop
User:but slight pain is always there
User:when i turn left, though it has reduced
User:do u suggest a check up or is there any medicatins / exercise ican do
Doctor:it would be better to undergo a plain x-ray of the neck first
Doctor:if need be you could get a MRI of cervical spine
Doctor:Perhaps there could be prolapse or bulging of the cervical discs
User:ok thanks
Doctor:you could also do neck exercises
Doctor:you can learn it from a trained physical therapist
Doctor:are you there?
Doctor:are you done with the chat now?
User:yes im there ,
User:what cud be the cos of bulging of te cervical spine
Doctor:it could be due to incorrect posture
Doctor:stiffness in the neck
Doctor:Spondylosis can cause it too
Doctor:Since you are 36 yrs old, it would be better to get it evaluated by an Orthopedician
User:ok will do that , thanks
User:thanks doctor
Doctor:get well soon
Doctor:thank you too
Doctor:take care:)
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