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Pain in the hip and lower portion of the back - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   Hi, I am xxx and i used to sit approx 8 hrs in a day.
I am facing backache from last 1 year.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   My pain is just above the hip and lower portion of back. I have some tummy, my waist is 34'.
Doctor :   Is the pain going in to the front or is there any burning in the urine?
User :   My age is 28 years, weight 76 kg, height 5'8".
User :   I havent consulted any ortho doctor yet.
User :   Even from last 8 month I changed my sitting position. now i am sitting straight.
I do exercise(surya namskar) daily to avoid more pain but still after 4 hr it slowly start.
On holiday i dont face this problem.
should I go for an Ultrasound Abdomen test or X-Ray LS-spine AP and Lateral View?
User :   nope
Doctor :   Ok
User :   suggest me something?
User :   should I go for an Ultrasound Abdomen test or X-Ray LS-spine AP and Lateral View?
Doctor :   I suggest that you sleep on a firm surface and avoid a pillow under your head
User :   will it give any relief
Doctor :   As there is no burning in the urine there is no need for an Ultrasound
Doctor :   You can also try keeping a rolled pillow underneath the hollow of your spine when sleeping on your back or in between your legs if you are lying n your side
User :   and what about X-Ray LS-spine AP and Lateral View?
Doctor :   Bed rest is essential.
Doctor :   Get the X-Ray done and consult an Orthopedician as a disc problem needs to be ruled out.
User :   did u suggest any doctor in xxx?
User :   sorry an u
Doctor :   As we are Bangalore based we dont have a database as of now in Pune but we will be launching shortly

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