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Prolapsed disc - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Back Pain
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User :   Hi..
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   I had disc prolapse few months back....
Doctor :   ok
User :   how could I check the current status?
Doctor :   when was that diagnosed
User :   last year march..
Doctor :   How was that diagnosed
User :   MRI..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Now are you feeling
Doctor :   any improveemt in your daily activity
User :   sometime i f I sit for long time....there is a minute pain..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   were you managed conservatively by the doctor
User :   I haven't tried bending forward..
Doctor :   with bedrest and
Doctor :   some exercises
User :   took bed rest for 3 weeks
User :   and still doing some exercise....not regularly..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have any problem of any type regarding your disc prolapse
User :   like?
Doctor :   any kind of problems
Doctor :   like pain during cougjh
Doctor :   cant walk for long
User :   some times I feel sort of pain while walking...
User :   true..
Doctor :   ok are you continuing
User :   sorry?
Doctor :   the doctors consultation
User :   nope..

Doctor :   when was that
Doctor :   lst
Doctor :   last
User :   some where in september..

Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   AAAAAAA its that the discprolapse is diagnosed with MRI and by
Doctor :   physical examination
User :   yes it was..

Doctor :   but only way that can be followed up was
Doctor :   by physical examination alone and your progress
Doctor :   with your daily activitiees
User :   ok..
User :   shd I consult a doctor?
Doctor :   repeat MRI is advised by the doctors
User :   then shd I go for MRI again?
Doctor :   if you have increased problems
Doctor :   in yoiur daily activity
User :   ok..

Doctor :   DId you understand
User :   yep..
Doctor :   so the repeat MRi is not an indicated
Doctor :   to follow up the case as such
User :   ok..
Doctor :   but its is the doctors discretion
Doctor :   so consult your dodoctir
Doctor :   as it has been long
User :   ok... thanks..

Doctor :   and you have no increased symptoms
Doctor :   thanks for consulting
Doctor :   bye
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