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Uncontrollable lower back pain, no back injury, no lifting heavy weight, lecturer by profession, travels by bus, aggregates when standing for long, treatment? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hello dr
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
User :   dr my wife is having lower back pain
Doctor :   Ok
User :   It is uncontrolable
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Can you please let me know how we can check whether it is a normal pain or Disc pain?
Doctor :   I would like to know few more things before suggesting: User :   ok
Doctor :   May I know your wife's age?
User :   27
Doctor :   Did she suffer with any back injury in the recent past?
User :   no
Doctor :   Is there any history of lifting heavy weights?
User :   No
Doctor :   May I know her profession?
User :   she is a lecturere
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   May I know her mode of transportation?
User :   by bus
User :   her college is 30 km away
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   May I know the aggravating and relieving factors?
Doctor :   When does she has more pain and when does it reduces?
User :   when she stands for more than one hour it increases
Doctor :   May I know the duration of this pain?
Doctor :   OK
User :   and it reduces when she slept on flat surface
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   After going the description provided by you, I feel that the pain is most probably due to muscle spasms due to long standing.
User :   any suggestion
User :   oh ok
Doctor :   But it is important to rule out any disc related problems.
User :   so what we can do?
User :   to whom we can consult
User :   do you know any Dr in faridabad
Doctor :   It would be better to see an Orthopedician and few investigations like X ray of the spine and MRI of the spine to rule out disc problems.
Doctor :   I will ask my customer care executive to call you after this live chat regarding the best orthopedician in faridabad.
Doctor :   Meanwhile you can follow these measures: User :   oh great
User :   yes
Doctor :   1. To use stiff bed cot.
User :   ok
Doctor :   2. For pain, she can take any analgesics like DOLO 500mg three times a day.
User :   ok
Doctor :   3. Hot fomentation on the back would help in reliving muscular spasms.
Doctor :   4. VOLINI gel apply on the back for three times in a day.
User :   Move or Iodex will help here ?
Doctor :   Yes, you can apply any one of those.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Once the pain is reduced she has to follow regular back exercises, which would help in strenghthening back muscles.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Did you my suggestions?
User :   sorry
User :   what you want to say
User :   Did you my suggestions?
Doctor :   Did you follow my suggestions?
User :   yes
User :   i have noted down all the things
Doctor :   Are there any more queries for me to help you with?
User :   but first i want to rule out any possiblity of Disc problem
User :   so please ask your customercare to book an apointment with a Dr in faridabad
Doctor :   Yes, for this an X ray of the spine and MRI of the spine will confirm the diagnosis.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Sure, they will call you after this live chat regarding your request.
User :   thaanks a lot dr
Doctor :   Please confirm your email id and cell number.
Doctor :   Thanks for confirming.
Doctor :   Customer care executive will call you after this live chat.
User :   thanks a lot dr
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Take care
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   bye
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