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Severe back pain, since 10 months - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   hi
User :   i am
Doctor :   hi'
User :   i am suferring from severe backache problem
User :   since 9-10 months
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   have you taken any treatment for this?
User :   i consulted a doctor long time back
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :   are you using any medications now?
User :   but there was nothing in the x-ray and doctor said that there is a muscle pull
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
User :   medicines have been of no use
User :   he told me to exercise regularly
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   i am 21, height is 6ft,weight is 85 kgs

Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   have you tried physiotherapy?
User :   i am not able to sit for long due to this backache problem
User :   what exactly in physiotherapy?
User :   i had exercised as i was advised by doctor
Doctor :   you should consult a physiotherapist for back strengthening exercises
Doctor :   you should apply hot fomentation whenever there is pain
Doctor :   once the pain comes down then you can start the exercises
User :   what is fomentation
Doctor :   applying cloth or bottle with hot water
User :   okk

User :   is there any way else except for exercising
Doctor :   a strain can only be relieved by relaxation and the strengthening
Doctor :   you should mainatin a good posture
Doctor :   while sleeping you should lie down on a hard bed without a pillow
User :   but it has been almost 10 months now....and my condition has only worsened...

Doctor :   put a rolled towel in the curvature of your spine
Doctor :   when was the xray taken?
User :   dat time only....august 2008

Doctor :   you mean 2007?
User :   oh yess
User :   sorry
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i suggest that you get another xray done
User :   and then
Doctor :   is there shooting pain down the legs?
User :   no
User :   what is shooting pain?
Doctor :   to rule out any further problem
Doctor :   which may have been missed then
Doctor :   also you should try physiotherapy and exercises
Doctor :   as they are the only way
Doctor :   to relieve strain
Doctor :   excess use of pain killers is also not advisable
User :   no i never take any pain killers
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   try to maintain good posture
User :   when i drive or sit for long....den backache increases

Doctor :   especially while sitting
Doctor :   your chair should have good arm rests
Doctor :   and should be straight backed with support to the lower back
Doctor :   also avoid driving a two wheeler for long distances
Doctor :   not more than 1 1/2 hrs
Doctor :   per day
User :   okkay
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User :   yess

Doctor :   ok
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User :   what is your name?
Doctor :   User :   yess
Doctor :   ok
User :   where r u chatting from? which city?
Doctor :   we are based
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   yess
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   dats all for now

Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
User :   thanx
Doctor :   you are welcome
User :   ya sure

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