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Cause and remedy for back pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr XXX here
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   good morning dr
Doctor :   Good Morning
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
User :   off late im having backache. I dont travel much, my office is 1.2 km from my home and i commute by bike.
Doctor :   May i know your age?
User :   27 yrs
Doctor :   Since when are you having backache?
User :   it is not continuous, i felt the ache some 15 days ago. later it went off. i havent had any previous history of backaches.
Doctor :   IS there any other symptom like burning or swelling?
User :   no
Doctor :   Did you have any injury or trauma?
User :   i experience pain in lower abdomen. no history of injury or trauma
Doctor :   Is there any other symptom other than this? Are you on any medications?
User :   no medications
Doctor :   Is the lower abdomen pain associated with backache? Is this pain continuous? Since how long you have this pain?
User :   i didnt have any pain in the night, but wen i woke up i felt pain in lower back and in the lower abdomen
User :   the pain in lower abdomen comes along with the back ache. the pain went off after a couple of weeks.
Doctor :   There are various causes of backache as muscle injury, trauma, strain, neuritis etc
User :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have a continuous sitting job?
User :   wat is neuritis
Doctor :   It can be related to posture also
Doctor :   It is nerve inflammation.
User :   yes i sit in front of the computer for 7 to 8 hrs
Doctor :   1)Sit in a proper posture while sitting and get up every half an hour and just stretch your self and have a walk.
User :   wil regular exercise help.....
Doctor :   2)Apply hot water bag 3 to 4 times a day.
Doctor :   3)Yes regular back exercises will help.
Doctor :   4)Apply Relaxyl ointment twice a day.
Doctor :   5)For pain relief take DOLO 650 mg
User :   iam a very active year ago i was regularly going to the gym....i didnt feel any discomfort at that time
Doctor :   If all these things do not help you at all then you need to get it examined and may require X ray to see the exact cause.
User :   can i start going to the gym again
Doctor :   It does not corelate with that going to gym. Right now since you have pain avoid going to gym
Doctor :   When the pain is cured then you can start it.
Doctor :   Have you followed what i have said?
User :   s dr
Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   Now coming to your lower abdomen pain, is the pain still there?
Doctor :   What type of pain is it shooting or radiating pr pin pricking? Is it associated with heart burning or belching?
Doctor :   *pain
User :   it is not acute pain...its actually wen i wake up in the morning i sense backpain and it is like is continuing to the lower abdomen
Doctor :   Any other time you do not have it?
User :   i think it is belching
Doctor :   Do you have excess gas formation also?
User :   but i dont eat at retular timings...can tat be a problem
Doctor :   It can be due to Gastritis then.
Doctor :   Yes definitely it can be because of that.
User :   is back pain also related to tat
Doctor :   You should take regular small six meals in a day.
Doctor :   Have more of fruits and green veggies in diet.
User :   ok
Doctor :   No back pain cannot be related to that
Doctor :   Avoid outside oily and spicy food.
Doctor :   Drink lots of water.
User :   ok
Doctor :   If you have excessive belching you can take Gelusil 2 tbsp.
User :   k
Doctor :   Is there anything else you would like to know?
User :   if u dont mind wat is ur specialization dr
Doctor :   I am a General Physician
User :   if the back pain reoccurs shud i consult a specialist
Doctor :   If all the measures do not help you then you need to get it examined and investigated.
User :   thanks dr. it was helpful to get some insight and guidance....wil get back to u or the panel after my pain subsides
Doctor :   You may be advised Physiotherapy which would help in relieving the pain.
Doctor :   Surely you can get back anytime.
User :   thanks, bye :-)
Doctor :  
Thanks for consulting me, bye for now
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