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Treatment and medication for neck pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
User :   i am suffering from neck pain
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
ok
User :   my report say xray of neck Sequence of cervical vertebra is normal, Physiological curvature slightly straightened, No obvious vertebrae about the osseous anomalies, intervertebral no stenosis, the shadow is not seen abnormal soft tissue.
Doctor :   i will help you in this
User :   X-ray diagnosis Report
slightly straightened about the cervical lordosis, no obvious abnormal of osteoporosis
Doctor :  
ok
User :   beside this as i met with accident three4 month before i have my other report if u want i can tell u that
Doctor :  
ok
User :   before that pls explain abt neck report
Doctor :   your X ray report says

Doctor :  
it indicates para spinal muscle stifness in the cervical region
User :   k
User :   now how seious is that how to cure
Doctor :   it is not serious

User :   k
Doctor :  
but it takes lot of time to get relieved from the pain it causes
User :   how to cure
User :   advice
Doctor :   what did your docs advise you
User :   well medicine
Doctor :   what medicines
User :   Tab chymoral forte ds three time aday*5days.tab ultracet twice daily*5.cap nervijenp night once aday.powergesic gel. Softcervical collar.+infra red radiation orultrasound therapy,short wave diathermy
Doctor :   since when you are taking these medicines

User :   well i will start
User :   can u pls give ur avice
User :   can i know whom i am talking to
Doctor :  
yes
Doctor :   for the muscle stifness you are suffering
Doctor :  
the medicines prescribed by your doctor is adequate
Doctor :  
and the physiotherapy advise given like SWD, ultrasound and infra red radiation is also adequate
Doctor :  
apart from that your neck muscle is been put to the rest by applying soft cervical collar
Doctor :   i advise you to continue the same
User :   how much time its gonna recover
Doctor :   it might take 3 to 4 months
User :   how abt pillow i should use or not
Doctor :   if comfortable you can use a small pillow

User :   k
User :   now
User :   i would like to tell ct neck report this was 1 month before
Doctor :  
ok
User :   Image description : 1/2 neck, 2/3 neck and 3/4 neck, 4/5neck , 5/6 neck ,6/7neck vertebrae do not see the obvious exception, inflammation membrane vesicles exist, spinal not obvious narrow ,vertebral and facet without exception, the ligament no calcification, soft tissue also appears normal.


Diagnosis View
Neck 1~7 THE scan of intervertebral discs by CT is normal
User :   is this any problem
User :   wht it means inflammation membrane vesicles exist
User :   r u there
Doctor :   yes

Doctor :   i am studying your report
User :   k
Doctor :  
it says there is some reactive inflamation
User :   can u pls explain this
Doctor :   it means
Doctor :  
when ever there is any injury to any part of our body
Doctor :  
our body tries to heal it
Doctor :  
the process of healing involves clearing of the injured parts
Doctor :  
for this process we call inflamation
Doctor :  
so there is still inflamation that means clearing of the injured tissue is still going on
User :   k
User :   so pls advice
User :   wht to do how is this serious
Doctor :   it is the way our body responds to any injury
Doctor :  
what we can do is we can dress the wound
Doctor :  
healing is done by the body itself
Doctor :  
now what the drugs you are taking is sufficient
Doctor :  
and physiotherapy is also started
Doctor :  
that is fine
Doctor :  
you have to give some time to your body to heal the wound which is deep inside
User :   well i wanna share
Doctor :  
ok
User :   i had accident in april now is aug
User :   the time already pass too much
User :   first injury was left shoulder right shoulder thn affected now neck
User :   if u want i can tell my shoulder report
Doctor :  
yes please
User :   k
User :   Image description
Right side joint osteogenic is not obvious exceptions, there was no obvious gap narrows between joint space , swelling of the soft tissue shadow is not obvious.


Diagnostic advice: The joint composition bone is normal
Doctor :  
it says the structure visible is normal
User :   k
User :   other mri report
User :   Description of image
Thoracic physiological curvature smooth, not present strictures between the vertebral and annex morphology, signal not exceptions. Each disc signal signs, not obvious bulging and prominence of change.Spinal cord no compression, working nature, forms and signal seems nothing special. the spinal canal is not narrow, not seen any abnormal signals within areas and lesions, the body before the vertebral and soft tissue appear to be normal.


Diagnosis View
Thoracic vertebra MR appears normal
User :   r u thr
Doctor :   it says again the structures in the thoracic region is normal

User :   k
User :   so wht more advice as neck has swelling
Doctor :   your neck ct report has shown inflamatory vesicles

Doctor :  
so it needs time for the inflamation to subside
User :   do i need bedrest
Doctor :  
as of now from the history and the reports you have given
Doctor :  
i dont think you require bed rest
User :   thats good
Doctor :   please fill feed back form
User :   can i talk more
Doctor :  
yes
Doctor :  
you can
User :   as per u its not anything serious
User :   but swelling is not going
Doctor :  
from the reports you have provided it is not serious
Doctor :  
but it will take time for your body to heal the deep wound
User :   can i use computer
Doctor :   yes

Doctor :  
but not for long time at a stretch
User :   neck pain too much so whn i work or walk my back nerve pain so much unless i dont lie straight my pain dont go
Doctor :  
it will take time

Doctor :  
now you start counting the time you can walk or work without pain
User :   k
Doctor :  
latter you will see the pain free working hours will keep on increasing
Doctor :  
it will take some time
Doctor :  
for you to appreciate this it may take around 14 to 15 days
User :   k
User :   wht u prefer exercise do
Doctor :   for the neck since swelling and pain is there and you have been using soft collar now i dont advise you any exercise as such

Doctor :  
but once pain subsides
Doctor :  
you have to perform stretching exercise
Doctor :  
for this you have to contact your physiotherapist
User :   no physiotherapist
User :   is there
Doctor :  
ok
User :   right now
User :   can i do normal home work
Doctor :   exercise not now
Doctor :  
yes you can do
Doctor :  
normal home work
User :   k
Doctor :  
to the extent you can
User :   last question i wanna ask can i sit on chair for long time
Doctor :  
when you get pain
Doctor :  
take rest
Doctor :  
and than when pain subsides
Doctor :  
you can continue the work
Doctor :  
yes ask
User :   k
User :   i go one class where v sit on chair for 2 hurs so is it advisable to sit for long time
User :   long time
Doctor :  
can you sit for 2 hours without pain
User :   no
User :   i find after 30 min
Doctor :   ok

User :   pain start
Doctor :   ok see that you change the position or lie down for some time as soon as the pain starts
Doctor :  
and as soon as it gets relieved you can continue the work
User :   k
User :   soft survivcal collar need to wear for how many hurs in a day
User :   while sleeping can remove it
Doctor :   you have to wear it all the time you are working and remove only when you are sleeping
User :   k
User :   thanks
User :   can i know the person whom i am talking
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :  
Dr shekar here
User :   v spoke last time
Doctor :  
yes
User :   so hope now u staisified with report as i got translate in english
Doctor :   yeah i got to know the problem in detail
User :   lastly do u think i should get an mri for cervical spin
Doctor :   Not warrented

Doctor :  
it is more so of functional problem
Doctor :  
it will take some time for the injured muscle to recover
User :   k
User :   the medicine i told u i will start from 30
User :   as i will recive then only
Doctor :   it will solve much of your problems of pain
Doctor :  
they are realy good very efficient drugs
User :   for how many days it should be taken as i m in china so from india not often can get
Doctor :   but you also need infra red therapy
Doctor :   yes i know
User :   yeah can i take this therapy at home infact this one therapy i can take
Doctor :  
have you learnt hoe to take
User :   no
Doctor :  
than dont
User :   but that is philips red bulb type
User :   u guise
User :   guide
Doctor :  
first get it from Qualified person
Doctor :  
learn a little and than you can try
Doctor :  
why because
User :   k
Doctor :  
Ir works on the principle of heating up the deep tissue and improving the circulation so that the derbis still remaining are cleared
User :   how much minute i should take
Doctor :   that i cant asses on net or telephonic chat
Doctor :  
but usually it will be for 15 to 20 minutes
User :   kk
Doctor :  
if applied for less than no use
User :   k
Doctor :  
if applied for more than also no effect
Doctor :  
so get this from a Qualified person in the begining
User :   k
Doctor :  
any thing else i can help you
User :   lastly i was asking is this curvical problem started
User :   as u know sometimes my finger pain my thumb pain
User :   r u thr
Doctor :   yes

Doctor :   ask what is your Q
User :   lastly i was asking is this curvical problem started
User :   as u know sometimes my finger pain my thumb pain
Doctor :   started what?

User :   i am asking am i suffering from curvical pain
Doctor :   ok

User :   is this right term for my disease
Doctor :  
cervical is the medical name of the region called neck
User :   so if anyone ask i mean wht is the right word for my disease
User :   i wanna know
User :   pls tell
Doctor :   cervical muscle strain

Doctor :  
you can tell
User :   k thanku v much will catch u after 15 days if have problem
Doctor :   yeah sure. thanks for contacting health care magic. bye for now
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