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Shoulder bursitis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   hI
User :   hi
Doctor :   Iam.Dr.XXX
Doctor :   May i help you?
User :   Please
User :   I have a pain in my shoulder..especially between the joints
Doctor :   since when?
Doctor :   May i know your age?
User :   more than 6 months
User :   32yrs
Doctor :   Do you have any history of fall or trauma?
User :   not at all
Doctor :   Are you diabetic?
User :   no
Doctor :   Do you ahve any pain in any other joints?
User :   lower back
Doctor :   Is it tjhere in both shoulders?
User :   not able to stand more than 15 mins
Doctor :   Do you have pain only during movements?
User :   yes it is in both soulders
Doctor :   standmore than?
User :   i am not able to stand morethan 15 mins..cause of lower back pain.
Doctor :   do you have any recent history of a fever?
User :   stiffness..
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have children?
User :   yes
Doctor :   did you take any xray of shoulder or low back?
User :   no i have not taken yet
User :   what's reason behind this
Doctor :   ok are you on any medicines?
User :   all pain..
User :   no
Doctor :   one of the reason for your shoulder pain can be
Doctor :   shoulder bursitis
User :   what's that?
Doctor :   A bursa is a tiny fluid-filled sac that functions as a gliding surface to reduce friction between tissues of the body.
Doctor :   Bursitis is inflammation of a bursa. When injury or inflammation of a bursa around the shoulder joint occurs, shoulder bursitis is present
User :   i c..
User :   what can i do to cure this?
Doctor :   Bursitis that is not infected (from injury or an underlying rheumatic disease) can be treated with ice compresses, rest, and antiinflammatory and pain medications
User :   any name of medicine..
User :   n what baout lower back..
Doctor :   Occasionally, it requires aspiration of the bursa fluid. This procedure involves removal of the fluid with a needle and syringe under sterile conditions and can be performed in the doctor's office.
Doctor :   Noninfectious shoulder bursitis can also be treated with an injection of cortisone medication into the swollen bursa. This is sometimes done at the same time as the aspiration procedure. Physical therapy can sometimes be used to aid the recovery from bursitis, especially when it is accompanied by a frozen shoulder.
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User :   any specialist you recoommend from ahm city
User :   ortho
Doctor :   were?
User :   ortho sepcialist
User :   i am fro ahm
User :   and for the above procedure..any dr you can suggest?
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User :   ok
User :   thank u dr...
User :   and have a nice evening
User :   dr.
User :   dr.
Doctor :   thankyou....
Doctor :   THANKS FOR CONSULTING.....................
User :   i want to ask about my lower back pain..
Doctor :   get an xray done
User :   same kind of problem..
User :   stiffness...
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Sleeping with a pillow between the knees while lying on one side may increase comfort. Some doctors recommend lying on your back with a pillow under your knees.
User :   this is something very serious..? how it occurs and why?
Doctor :   it occurs due to disc prolapse
Doctor :   disc degeneration
User :   what's that?
Doctor :   and poor strenght of the back muscles
Doctor :   i mean spinal intervertebaral disc
Doctor :   Common causes of low back pain include lumbar strain, nerve irritation, lumbar radiculopathy, bony encroachment, and conditions of the bone and joint
User :   how pillow helps in curing the illness?
Doctor :   it supports your back
User :   muscles get support from this..
User :   can't cure permanetly
Doctor :   yes
User :   how?
Doctor :   you need to understand the cause of the pain by taking an xray or mri done
User :   ok..thanks..and have a nice evening..
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