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Date : 19-Apr-2014
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User:My wife has lower back pain. She was given deflacort 6mg before getting diagonsed which was not working
User:She had pain. We took mri in banglore and the doctor told its nothing serious
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User:With same mri we consulted in Mumbai. The doc said her disc is dry between l5 and 6
Doctor:I see
User:She is taking pain killers and muscle relaxant and she still has leg pain after being on bed rest since 27th
Doctor:please proceed further and ask me your queries
User:Is it normal to have pain even after having pain killers
Doctor:why don't she start up on physiotherapy exercises slowly for her lower back?
Doctor:pain killers subside the pain only temporarily
User:She has pain in her left leg
Doctor:They do not offer cure to the cause for pain
User:The doc has told physiotherapy after 10days of complete bed rest
Doctor:all right
Doctor:please wait and then start it
User:And will it still hurt her wen she sits and stands , even for just a while though she has been on complete bed rest. Is it normal
Doctor:minimal amount of pain is bound to be present
Doctor:It should be gone soon
User:Ok doctor. Thank u
Doctor:wish your wife a quick recovery
Doctor:my pleasure
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