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Seeking neurologist for pain in neck and head - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi I need to fix an appointment for a neurologist concerning pain in neck and head
Doctor :   Hi,
Doctor :   here*
User :   Good Evening Doc
Doctor :   Very Good evening
User :   My wife has neck and head problem since a long time
User :   the pain is high and it is consistent throughout the day
Doctor :   Ok,
User :   I need to consult a neurologist for treatment
Doctor :   May i know age of and occupation of your wife ?
User :   she is a software engineer and age is 27 years
User :   she also has frequent hand and leg pain
Doctor :   Since when is she experiencing the pain in the neck ?
User :   its been a long time probably more than a year... but few days back it started becoming more consistent
User :   earlier it used to come and go
Doctor :   Ok, does the pain increase on the movements in the neck ?
User :   the neck becomes stiff .. and with movement the pain increases a little
Doctor :   Ok, Have you tried any medication for the same ?
User :   she used to take pain killers but we stopped them as they had no effect
User :   we tried for 3 days and then stopped
User :   pain killer - voveran D
Doctor :   Fine , i would recommend her topical pain killers like DICLOFENAC gel
Doctor :   and to get an Xray of the cervical spine ( neck )
User :   ok...can you suggest any doctors ?
User :   in bangalore
Doctor :   she needs a to consult a Orthopedician than a neurologist
Doctor :   yes, sure i can give you the name of the best
User :   ok we will do that...
Doctor :   give me some time while i get them for you
User :   that will be great
User :   ok sure
sparsh trauma hospital
Hosur road
User :   will be able to recommend anyone else within city ?
User :   address ?
Doctor :   7/2 richmond road
Doctor :   bang 25
User :   ok that will be great..
User :   I will give a call tomm...
User :   anything else you may suggest with the symptoms ?
Doctor :   and Dr in M S Ramaiah memorial hospital
Doctor :   you can choose amongst the above three
Doctor :   and yes, i would like to ask her to wear a cervical collar
User :   oh that will be wonderful
Doctor :   along with the application of the gel
Doctor :   the collar will really help into the treatment
User :   ok I will get her one
Doctor :   Is there anything i can help with now ?
User :   you have been wonderful doctor.. thanks a lot for the help
Doctor :   you are welcome
User :   anything for the headache doc ?
Doctor :   Kindly provide your feedback
User :   surely I will Dr
Doctor :   Do the head ache change in severity with position ?
Doctor :   i meant will it change on moving the head
User :   nope.. there is a nerve at one side which keeps on beating like the heart
User :   it causes max pain
Doctor :   do you get vomiting sensation during the pain ?
User :   no not yet
Doctor :   Ok, I would recommend tab Naprosyn 250mg after food every time you have headache but not more than two times in a day along with a tab of gelusil
User :   I cannot say more than thank you doc...
Doctor :   well you may need to be examined to know the cause of the same, as naprosyn can only bring down the pain but not a permanent relief
Doctor :   Well i would appreciate it if you provide your feedback
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
User :   surely I will .. right now.. thanks for your time
User :   it was a pleasure talking to you
Doctor :   Bye for now
Doctor :   Take care
User :   thank you
Doctor :   Wish you and her good health
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