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Back pain due to occupational overuse - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   HI
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
User :   some time i feel bachache
Doctor :   since when
User :   last one year
User :   it ocassional
Doctor :   did u sustain any injury to ur back
User :   no, never
Doctor :   do u have fever during evening time along with cough and back ache?
Doctor :   As this is an online consultation, I have to ask you a few questions because I cannot examine you. It will take some time so please be patient.
User :   no i dont feel feverish,
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do u have neck ,wrist pain and eye strain ?
Doctor :   r u there
User :   some time only eye strain
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often and how long?
User :   i do use Aqua tears, but it does not give me relieve
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems? Overwt, Diabetes, High Blood pressure, Asthma, Allergies? Any Operations If so why? please say if there is family history of such problems.
User :   no any health problem,i smoke ocassionaly, but i chew tobacco regularly
Doctor :   any time xray of the spine or back are done?or did u consult anytime for ur problem
User :   no never
Doctor :   where are u located
Doctor :   ur problem is related to occupational over use
User :   could be
Doctor :   i will send u document on CRI or computer related injury
Doctor :   please go throught this document
Doctor :   it has few exercises which u can do at ur desktop
Doctor :   it is very important for ur to got through this document
User :   okay ,please do send
Doctor :   to prevent further injury
Doctor :   confirm ur details
User :   correct
Doctor :   u will be receiving this email in 24 working hours
User :   okay
Doctor :   u can apply this oint
Doctor :   MYOLAXIN twice daily for 1 week
Doctor :   if the problem persists
Doctor :   please consult a orthopaedician and get a xray done
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done while I type the information you needed.
Doctor :   also get the eyes tested once ayear stleast
Doctor :   maintain good posture when u work
Doctor :   make sure there is adequate lighting as well
Doctor :   in the work place
User :   okay
User :   I do use Aqua tears, but after use i dont feel better
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
Doctor :   consult a eye specialist
Doctor :   drink lot of fluids
Doctor :   take frequent breaks when u work
Doctor :   atleast once in 40 mins
Doctor :   wash ur face with cold water atleast 3 times in the day
User :   i will maintain this interval
Doctor :   get ur eyes tested
User :   okay, i do also user specs
User :   and have power 2.5
Doctor :   yes anti glare specs
User :   yeah
Doctor :   when was last time around u had ur eyes tested
User :   approx one year back
Doctor :   please get it done now
Doctor :   atleast once a year
User :   okay i will
Doctor :   if u such problem u might need change of specs
Doctor :   do write to us
Doctor :   of ur progress
User :   sure
User :   did u send CRI?
Doctor :   yes i will sending u within 24 hours
Doctor :   to ur email id
Doctor :   do write to us
User :   what should i write to?
User :   my feedback or medical consults
Doctor :   ur progress
Doctor :   yes
User :   sure
Doctor :   bye for now
Doctor :   have a nice day
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