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Suffering from acute back pain due to strain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Age 42, while brushing today morning and stand up , I felt light sound chik from lower back and pain started . Now I could not stand due to pain since then I am in bed. kindly suggest some medication
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Did it happen all of a suddenly?
User :   yes
Doctor :   were you bending your back?
User :   morning in bend position I was doing brush in basin
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Were you sleeping OK last night? was there any severe starin last night on back?
User :   no
Doctor :   Do you have any medical problems?
Doctor :   Do you have any chronic back pain
User :   earlier around six month back slight back pain was there but it disappeared.. mt wt is 70 kg ht 5'9''
Doctor :   'Ok
User :   doctor r u in line
Doctor :   Did you life any thing heavy recently?
Doctor :   Yes Iam
Doctor :   What is your occupation?
User :   no
Doctor :   I think this is strain of back muscles
Doctor :   may from from suden bending/over wirght
Doctor :   This pain will be horrible for 3-4 days
Doctor :   you may need bed rest for 2-3 days
Doctor :   You need muscle relaxants and paind medicines
Doctor :   Take high doses of ibuprofen 800mg 3times a day gor 2 day then 400mg three times a day for 3 days
Doctor :   Take Pepsis ot Pantop 40 mg when u tyake the ibuprofen
User :   can I give heat treatment in effected area
Doctor :   y
User :   any more medicine
Doctor :   Take high doses of ibuprofen 800mg 3times a day gor 2 day then 400mg three times a day for 3 days
Doctor :   These medicine will help you lot
Doctor :   Take Pantop which is antacid daily when u r taking ibuprofen
User :   Any precousion or diet
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   Just regular diet
User :   Any exercise for this
Doctor :   DO not do any exercise when you have severe pain
Doctor :   once the pain is gone concentrate on decreasing the weight
Doctor :   1 . Do regular min 30 exercise daily
Doctor :   Yoga is the best for strenght back muscles
Doctor :   *strengthening
Doctor :   Mild warming/aerobic exercises are required before stretching exercises
Doctor :   You also watch your det
Doctor :   Eat many fruits and vegetables
Doctor :   Avoid oily foods
User :   is it not the case of back
Doctor :   NO
Doctor :   It is acute strain
Doctor :   It will be alright after 3-4 days
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting
Doctor :   Bye for now
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