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Experiencing pain in lower back after lifting some heavy things. Now what should I do? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 31-Jul-2013
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Doctor:Good afternoon
User:i am experiencing pain in my lower back towards left side
User:i lifted an empty gas cylinder
Doctor:Sorry on that
User:after which the pain has started
Doctor:It seems like you have a twisted nerve
User:oh ok
Doctor:With a muscle sprain
User:something to do with ligament
User:when i bend the pain is severe
Doctor:Please apply volini ointment to the affected area
User:i tried
User:its not working
User:should i take some pills
Doctor:Yes sure
Doctor:Take tablet dolo 650mg after food
User:thanks doc
Doctor:get well soon
User:what is the % of paracetamol in it
User:i am allergic to paracetamol
Doctor:It is 650mg
Doctor:If you are allergic, you must not take it
User:then what
Doctor:Take another painkiller like Brufen
User:even that has para
Doctor:Brufen is Ibuprofen
User:oh ok
Doctor:It does not contain paracetamol
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