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Back pain, poor posture, muscle spasm - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
User :   doctor from last few days , in the morning say at 6 am , my back starts paining
User :   when m in sleep
User :   its like my back is heavy and cannot turn around
User :   and as soon as i get up and sit the pain goes within few minutes
Doctor :   Ok, do you experience the same pain in the day anytime ?
User :   no the pain is in the early morning when m about to get up.
Doctor :   ok, this i suspect to be due to the defect in the mattress ,and its typical presentation
User :   ok but i used to sleep on same for last 10 years and then why now
User :   why my back becomes heavy and unable to turn around
Doctor :   10 yeasr is long for a mattress to be the same , defect in any one spring of its can lead to this, or if its a cotton filled mattress the any shift of the density of the cotton will do the same
Doctor :   the symptoms are due to muscle spasm due to sprain in the muscle happened due to faulty position when asleep
User :   Doctor i prefered sleeping on floor and there is no mattress
User :   can this because of some sexual activity
Doctor :   Are you married ?
User :   yes 4 months
Doctor :   Do you feel the pain the night you had an intercourse ?
User :   no doctor
User :   the pain start only in the morning after i get up
User :   and sleeping on back
Doctor :   the commonest cause is due to muscle spasm, i would ask you to apply DICLOFENAC gel over the affected area , you will find relief if its due to muscle spasm. if not subside then you may need examination to consider other causes
User :   okay docotr
User :   thanks a lot
Doctor :   Do not worry , i do not think its anywhere related to any sexual problem
Doctor :   You are welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   kindly provide your feedback
Doctor :   Bye for now
Doctor :   take care
User :   bye
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