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Neck pain post lipoma surgery - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello Dr
Doctor :   Dr XXX here
Doctor :   please proceed with your health query
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   Few days back i had a surgery to remove soft tissue lumps on my lower back
Doctor :   ok.
User :   after the surgery the surgeon confirmed them as lipomas
User :   i was in hospital for one day after my surgery
User :   everything was fine
User :   the surgery was on Friday
User :   from two days onwards, I am getting neck pain
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is the pain at the site of the removed lumps?
User :   no doc
User :   surgery was on my lower back
Doctor :   please describe the site and the type of pain
User :   pain is near my neck
User :   i am not able to freely move my head in all directions
Doctor :   ok. is it a dull pain? does it stay at one place?
User :   I met my institute doc, he said this might due to improper sleeping conditions and might be due to weather changes also
Doctor :   or does the pain radiate to shoulders or head or upper back?
User :   no doc. The pain is appeared to be concentrated near my neck only.
Doctor :   ok. aws x-ray or MRI scan done?
Doctor :   *was
User :   no doc
User :   while sleeping, i am feeling very comfortable with my neck
User :   as if i don't have any prob
Doctor :   ok. so when is the pain worse?
User :   not at all
Doctor :   please provide your age, gender, height weight and occupation details.
User :   i am feeling uncomfortable when i try to move it side ways while working
User :   29, Male, 171 cms, 67 Kgs and I am an XXX in an XXX
User :   My worry is by any chance any part of muscle is damaged while surgery
User :   if so, i feel the pain should come near that spot i guess
Doctor :   no, usually it cannot be it, if it was, then immediately you will have the effects of pain and stiffness and will last longer
Doctor :   it could be postural related. try with taking these steps.
User :   please go ahead
Doctor :   if do not feel better in 2 days, then meet orthopedic surgeon for further evaluation and imaging
Doctor :   1) Tab Dolo 650 mg 2 - 3 times a day after food
Doctor :   2) Relaxyl spray 2-3 times a day, with gentle massage (not DEEP or FIRM)
Doctor :   3) hot and cold fomentation (alternatively) each for 10-15 minutes
User :   ok doc
User :   i will follow those steps
Doctor :   4) sleep with soft pillow or no pillow
User :   i am sleeping without pillow for past two days
Doctor :   have you followed what I have said?
User :   noted down
User :   will follow
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   no doc
User :   thanks
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me. bye for now.
User :   bye
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