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Treatment for iliolumbar strain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Back Pain
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Doctor :   HI
User :   hi doc
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i am xxxxxx...30 female
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   i had a sprain in the back in feb this year consulted a ortho doc ..he told me some exercises ...and gave a gel to apply ..and hot fomentation ...
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   so did they do any Xray of the back
User :   i am xxxxxx ,india ,married ,58,5feet
User :   no he said it is iliolumbar strain...
Doctor :   ko
User :   no need for x ray
Doctor :   did he do any xray then?
User :   no
Doctor :   so what would u like to know about now
User :   he said need
Doctor :   did the medicine he gave then give u any relief?
User :   it took me one and a half month to releive from it
Doctor :   k
User :   now if i travel ...or exeert in office ...i get uneasyness in the back
Doctor :   do u have any numbness or weakness
Doctor :   in the limbs?
User :   no nothing like that ...just dull pain the back
Doctor :   if the back ache not responding to
Doctor :   regular treatment like rest or ice packs
Doctor :   within three days
Doctor :   need to evaluated
Doctor :   since ur problem is long standing
User :   it gets releived to some extent by taking rest ...
Doctor :   please consult a orthopaedician and get xray of spine
Doctor :   dont ignore
User :   ok..
Doctor :   even if the pain is dull aching
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anything else u would like to know about
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
Mobile : 0000
Doctor :   confirm ur details
User :   actually we are planning to start family i can't get x ray done
Doctor :   r u pregnant now
Doctor :   get a urine pregnancy done
User :   we are trying
Doctor :   if ur pregnancy consult a gynecologist
Doctor :   when was the last time around u had ur periods
User :   not pregnant now ?

Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   if ur trying just consult a orthopaedician
Doctor :   he will advise MRI in case ur pregnant
Doctor :   this back pain will get worst during pregnancy
Doctor :   if u happen to have back pain now
Doctor :   find out the cause as of now
Doctor :   and get treated
Doctor :   rather than suffering from it
Doctor :   choice is urs
User :   but its only when i exert i get it back
Doctor :   whether u want to get better or continue to havepain
User :   otherwise normally its not there ..
Doctor :   ur choice
Doctor :   if u want to continue to have pain
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about
Doctor :   u can join for yoga
User :   ok
Doctor :   it will give u relief
Doctor :   also swimming
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY Mobile : 0000
User :   any other simple treatment that i can follow at home ?
Doctor :   confirm ur details
Doctor :   there is no home remedy for back pain
Doctor :   beyond three days
Doctor :   which doesnt subside after 3 days with regular treatment like rest
Doctor :   u need to seek specialist evaluation
User :   ok....
Doctor :   there is no other short cut
User :   ok..
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service

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