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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
User :   I am experiencing severe back pain from last 1 week
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What is your age?
User :   I am 32
Doctor :   On a scale of 1 to 10, what is the severity?
User :   when I stand for more than 5 to 10 mins I am seeing this pain start and its unberable
User :   I would rate 8
Doctor :   Do you have problem of urination and stool?
User :   no I dont see any of those
Doctor :   Since how long are you in the desk job?
User :   more than 8 years
Doctor :   Do you have associated neck pain or shoulder pain?
User :   nothing
Doctor :   Ok, my sincere suggestion for you now, is to immediately take rest for 48 to 72 hours on the bed
Doctor :   I think your muscles are gone into spasm
Doctor :   and it takes 48 hours for them to release
User :   ok - also my weight is 108kgs and is that because of the over weight
Doctor :   In fact after that you need Xray Spine / MRI after consultation with Doctor
Doctor :   Poor posture, Your work, over weight, weak muscles all are contributing to the problem
Doctor :   When I say bed rest, I mean sticking to bed 24 hours
Doctor :   except for bathroom
User :   ok Doctor
Doctor :   This is important for you at this time
User :   whom do I need to consult after the rest
Doctor :   Orthopedician
Doctor :   Do you want an assistance to fix an appointment with Doctor
User :   can you suggest best doctor for this
Doctor :   Orthopedician
Doctor :   One of our doctors will call you and help you with the appointment fixing and timings
Doctor :   Can you please confirm your number
User :   yes thats correct
Doctor :   I just do not want to injure you by making you chat more
Doctor :   This is the time to rest
User :   thanks a lot for your time doctor
User :   Good day
Doctor :   Thank you
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