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Tests for chronic lower back pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
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how can i help you?
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please go ahead with your health query
User :   now a days my husband is having sevier pain at his back
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ok
User :   the pain is not at backbone portion
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ok
User :   is both side of it.
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ok
User :   we have concerted a doctor at IDIC delhi
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ok
User :   they gave injection at the area wher he is having the pain
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ok
User :   my husband gets relief for a week both again the pain started.
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ok
User :   may i know which doctor we have to concern for this type of pain.
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since when he is having the pain in the back?
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i will help you in this
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i will need to ask you a few more questions regarding this. Can i proceed?
User :   we have concern physisian, physio therepist and nero sergen also.
Doctor :   ok
User :   ya sure
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since when he is having the pain in the back?
User :   since last 3 month but now a days the pain is on higher side
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ok
User :   he has to take pain killer for it
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is the pain in the upper back or lower back?
User :   the pain is on lower side of the backbone
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ok
User :   not exactly at back bone but on the sides
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ok
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when does the pain come? is the onset of pain related to certain activities? or is the pain present all the time?
User :   actually 5 years back his left leg is amputted in an road accident.
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ok
User :   no the pain is max at 3.00 am to 7.00 am in morning....
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ok
User :   at evening time the pain is no so much.
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ok
User :   he is using german technology leg for autobock
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ok
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please provide his age
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was any MRI/CT scan done for the back?
User :   his age is about 28
User :   no.no doctor had advice for that
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ok
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you can plan to take it now, as it will reveal the cause for it
User :   ok...
User :   i have to get MRI/CT scan done for his
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and point out if the back pain is due to bone, nerve or soft tissues issues
User :   ya sure.but can you tell me which doctor i have to concern i mean to say a nero serjon,physisian or any sport medicine person...
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You should go to the orthopedician, and also get the MRI scan done before going
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the MRI will help to narrow down the cause for backpain to causes related to bone or nerve or soft tisues
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and then it can be treated appropriately
User :   ok .thank you.
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and the physiotherapy can be utilised based on the findings
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Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   ok.
User :   no thanks.
Doctor :   ok. Thankyou. your details will be updated in our records.
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User :   k
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