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Vertigo with mild pain in my neck - 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 proceed with your health query
User :   Hello, This is shamik from Tezpur
Doctor :   ok
User :   Yes...may Iknow which doctor I am talking with?
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I am a General Practitioner, I believe I can help you within my expertise and If required I shall recommend a specialist.
User :   Ok..my question is very simple I hope.
User :   Actually I am suffering from Cervical spondylosis...
User :   I used to have mild pain in my neck and back
Doctor :   ok
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since when you are having the symptoms?
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was any investigations done for these complaints?
User :   Currently I travel to and from office by rickshaw...but I want use a scooter which will reduce my time of journey....for this I have to ride scooter for around 30-40 mintutes
User :   Yes..investigation was done by X-Ray..and I was suggested with some exercises
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ok
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are you following those instructions?
User :   My question is that will riding a scooter may increase the problem? I will not ride for a very long time
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usually riding a scooter or any vehicle might affect the lower back, but not the neck that much
User :   Bike/Scooter riding and car driving-----how much they are related with cervical spondylosis
Doctor :   is the road good that you wil be taking to office? or is it broken?
User :   Yes...it is good...and it takes only 10 mnts to reach office to home
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if you are using a cervical collar, it wil be better
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to avoid fut=rther strain
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and aggravation
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*further
User :   Ok....
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when was your last visit to doctor for the problem?
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when was the recent investigation done?
User :   long back...1 year ago
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ok
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so what i suggest is to do another check-up with your orthopedician
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to make sure that there is no detioration in your condition
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and that you can ride your vehicle
User :   ok........
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in case there is any detioration, you should take physiotherapy and be regular with exercises once the acute pain is gone
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and then try to use your vehicle
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have you followed what i have said?
User :   yes...
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Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   Plz wait
Doctor :   sure.
User :   Plz tell me the side effects any vehicle riding for cerv. spond
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without proper pain control, and also without immobilsation measures
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the cervical spondilytis ca get aggaravated
Doctor :   with the pain getting more
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while riding the vehicle, and the jerks might lead to
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more compression on the nerve roots causing
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the pain to be more and uncontrolled over the time
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Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   Last question
Doctor :   ok. please proceed.
User :   Is there anything for vertigo with such riding as I had once BPPV
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Ok
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You shall be advised medications for the same
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like Cinnarazine
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which shall relieve the symptoms
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along with vestibular exercises
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for better adaptation
User :   Ok doctor
Doctor :   It does go in relation with cervical spondylitis

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so if one is controlled other symptoms shall improve as well
Doctor :   Do you have any other queries?

User :   no ...thanks for the time being
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