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Back pain after lifting weights, ring worm around penis. Solution? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:Am getting multiple health problems from last 1 month
User:1.Lower back pain from last 1 week
User:2.Ring worm from last 3 days
User:I met doctor she suggested to use Zolpa for 3 days
User:and also to do Swimming, no bike riding, sleeping in hard surface, not to lift more weights
User:can u please guide me?
Doctor:Can you elaborate the symptoms?
Doctor:Did the back pain start suddenly or was it gradual in nature?
User:my lower back is paining when i bend
User:it was high from last 1 week. 1 more thing is i used to lift weights(10 kg each dumbel) and stooped form 1 month
User:it was not sudden, earlier it is very light.. now it is paining more when i bend
Doctor:Is the pain continuous or intermittent in nature?
Doctor:Is the pain located to a particular area or is it diffusely spread?
Doctor:Does the pain radiate down to your legs?
Doctor:Do you have any problem while walking?
Doctor:These details are relevant to understand the nature of pain.
User:1.It is not continuous
User:2.Pain is only at the lower back
User:3.Some times there is little pain in the right leg below the ankle
User:4.No problem while wwalking
Doctor:May I know your age?
Doctor:Let me brief you about this back pain now.
Doctor:Back pain is a broad symptoms associated with multiple localized condition as well as systemic condition.
Doctor:Based on the details provided, you seem to be having a mechanical pain secondary to physical exertion.
Doctor:This may also be related to wrong posture and wrong exercise training too.
Doctor:I suggest the following measures:
Doctor:1. Rest your back adequately. Avoid physical exercise such as bending and lifting.
Doctor:Continued physical activity can be detrimental.
User:One more update , I used to sit playing cards till 1AM from last days
User:*10 days
Doctor:That may be related. Resting your back when in pain is most important now.
Doctor:2. Use topical pain relief solution.
Doctor:Hot water bags over the affected areas; applying a pain balms or
Doctor:topical antinflammatory pain killers such as volini spray can be useful.
User:which pain balm would you recommend?
Doctor:Volini spray is an allopathic drug containing diclofenac. It can be tried.
User:ok sure
Doctor:If you wish to try herbal products, then moov is known to be sure.
Doctor:3. If these pain balm do not provide much relief, then you can add muscle relaxant to it.
User:what is muscle relaxant?
Doctor:In India a herbal product 'beladona' which has muscle relaxing properties is available as LION plasters.
Doctor:you may try this plaster on the affected area.
User:one more question: is this back pain temporary?
Doctor:Muscle relaxant relaxes muscles.
Doctor:Back pain is a chronic condition which means it can recur if aggravating factors continue to persist.
Doctor:Therefore you need to implement strict rules - ergonomics while work; avoiding bad posture; reducing weight if excess; avoiding severe strenuous physical exercise; etc., needs to be strictly followed.
Doctor:Only with these measure will you be able to prevent such back pains.
User:ok sure
User:Second One:
User:ok sure. Also please recommend something for the ringworm, i got red color spot irritating left side of the penis(at Joint )
Doctor:And before I conclude about resolving back pain; if pain persists, then you need to consider visiting your physician/orthopedic for evaluation.
Doctor:Now about your second problem, may I know if the spot you have is ring worm?
Doctor:*I mean is it diagnosed as ring worm?
User:i read online
User:it is just left side of penis and at the joint
User:when i wore underware it is just left to it.
Doctor:You mentioned about zolpa - may I know who suggested it?
Doctor:Why was it suggested?
User:zolpa is suggest by doctor for the lower back pain
User:shall i continue?
Doctor:Yes, please explain the redness.
User:sorry , i mean shall i continue to use ZOLPA?
Doctor:Frankly, I am not sure of the contents of zolpa.
Doctor:You may continue it as advised.
Doctor:If you have no more queries about back pain, let us proceed with your next problem.
Doctor:Can you explain when and how did you notice the red spot?
User:Conclusion: I will use ZOLPA and Volini spray. I will startup with swimming. can u tell me how long it will take to cure?
Doctor: since you have 2 different medical condition and have few more doubts, it would be better if we can discuss the problem over a phone call.
Doctor:If it is ok with you, can you confirm your phone number.
Doctor:Candid cream
Doctor:I hope all your questions and doubts are answered now.
Doctor:Thanks for oonsulting me.
Doctor:*consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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