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Old aged female, having neck pain. What do i do? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 26-Mar-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor:Good morning
User:Hello Doctor..I am XXXXXXX asking for help from Bangalore. This is for my mother in law who is 66 yrs old
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
Doctor:Sure XXXXXXX I shall help you
User:From last night he has a pain in the side of the neck something like a sprain
Doctor:I am sorry to hear that
User:can you please advice some treatment for her
Doctor:Is she diabetic or Hypertensive?
User:no....she is not diabetic..but her family like her father and mother both were
Doctor:Please use local analgesic ointment or spray like Volini spray
Doctor:As and when required
Doctor:Also, she can take Dolo 650mg twice daily after food for 2 days
Doctor:Give hot compression also locally with hot water bag
Doctor:She has to take adequate rest
Doctor:And use a soft pillow to rest her head
Doctor:She should be fine in a couple of days
User:in which direction should she position her head ...the place where it pains or the other way ?
Doctor:The other way
Doctor:she should not use more than one pillow
Doctor:volini gel or spray will help a lot
Doctor:Try it along with Dolo
Doctor:Hope you followed my suggestions
User:I will tell her these points..and help her out with it
User:Thank you...
Doctor:If not, please ask me I shall explain again
User:no...I followed it fully...
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