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Cervical spondylosis, posture adjustment, calcium supplements - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi,
Doctor :   Please proceed with the query.
User :   what are the remedies for cervical spondylosis
User :   and treatments
Doctor :   ok,could you tell me your age.
User :   32 yrs old
Doctor :   What is your weight and nature of job.
User :   66 kg / sales
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   Do you have a computer related job.
Doctor :   There are many reasons for cervical spondylosis .It could be due to improper posture, lack of exercise,lifting heavy weights
User :   yes i work most of my time with computer
Doctor :   or pysycological stress.
User :   I had back pain earlier
Doctor :   You will need to do detailed check up, like check your serum calcium levels, do an x ray of cervical bone.
User :   ok
Doctor :   If there is any degeneration of the bone you will need to take calcium supplements.
User :   u mean spur
Doctor :   Or if cervical bone is putting pressure on any nerves you will need surgery.
Doctor :   Because it can cause severe pain.
Doctor :   Faulty chairs and matresses also cause such problems.
User :   any medicine for remedy
Doctor :   Avoid soft cushioned chairs use hard straight ones.
Doctor :   You will have to meet orthopedician to know why you have got it.If it is some thing urgent you will have to get operated.
Doctor :   Precautionary measures as i have mentioned can be done now.
User :   i also have spur in my nose . will that be cause for it
Doctor :   Doing regular exercises and pain killers will hep.Along with that pyhsiotherapy.
User :   can i take Gabapentin and codeine
Doctor :   Nasal spur has no relation to cervical pain.
Doctor :   why are you taking gabapentin and codeine for how long?
Doctor :   Do you have a doctors prescription for this.
User :   earlier i was using it but i stopeed
User :   before 3 months
Doctor :   No i cannot comment on these since they cause substance abuse.Anyway there will be reactions on their combined use.
Doctor :   For your pain you can take help of pysiotherapy. He will guide you.
User :   ok madam
Doctor :   ok.your welcome.KIndly login for medical queries.
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