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Back ache, exercising irregular, - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
User :   Hi Dr.
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
User :   Wanted to know any specific reasons that have a minor back ache sometimes?
User :   yes.its 24 years
User :   no
Doctor :   I would like to few more things before suggesting you: Doctor :   May I know your age?
Doctor :   Do you smoke or consume alcohol?
Doctor :   May I know your occupation?
Doctor :   Does it require long sitting or standing work?
User :   yes I am a software engineer..sitting in front of computer is required for almost 7-8 hours a day
User :   for effective work
Doctor :   Any history of lifting heavy weights in the recent past?
Doctor :   Do you follow any routing physical exercises?
User :   no..Excersisng is irregular
Doctor :   Ok
User :   No Doctor
Doctor :   Do you suffer with any diagnosed medical conditions?
Doctor :   Ok.
User : can it be diagonised ?
Doctor :   After going through the description provided by you, I feel that you might be suffering with spondylitis of the back.
User :   Would it lead to any cimplications in future?
User :   Complications*
Doctor :   It is the inflammation of the bones and joints due to regular wear and tear.
User :   ok.Fine
Doctor :   It would be better to see an orthopedician and x ray of the spine might be asked.
User :   because i fell that back ache happens in morning..after i wake up from bed
User :   ok
Doctor :   Meanwhile you can follow these measures: Doctor :   1. Regular back and neck exercises even during work.
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   2. Hot fomentation might help you.
Doctor :   during episodes of back ache.
Doctor :   3. Drink lots of water and consume lots of green leafy vegetables.
User :   Hi sorry for any delay in response
User :   i didn't follow 'Hot fomentation '
Doctor :   Did you follow my suggestions?
Doctor :   NO problem.
Doctor :   Did you follow my suggestions?
Doctor :   In hot water bag filled with warm water or electric bags which produces warmth which will help you in reducing inflammation and pain.
Doctor :   Apply Diclofenac gel for the pain.
User :   Does this gel need to be applied on entire back
User :   or only on pain area
User :   ?
User :   great..does this gel have any side effects
Doctor :   Did you follow?
Doctor :   You can apply it in the regions of the pain.
Doctor :   Are there any more queries for me to help you with?
User :   Ok sure. Thank you for your valuable suggestions
Doctor :   It might have some mild skin reactions but seen in very few people.
User :   great talking to you Dr.
Doctor :   Avoid it if you see any skin reactions.
User :   take care..see you
Doctor :   Are there any more queries?
Doctor :   Take care.
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Same here.
Doctor :   Take care..
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