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Had physical trauma near neck vertebra on spine, pain in bones. Cure? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 26-Mar-2013
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Doctor:Please proceed with your query.
User:Thank You! My name is XXXXXXX i am 24 years old
Doctor:Ok go on
User:i had a physical trauma near neck vertebra on the spine last year
User:and it was cured by homeopathic medicines only, while i used to do some basic exercises. but eventually after few months this pain is increasing
User:am not able to do any activities for more than few minutes, i also feel pain in my limb bones
User:i wanted to know how do i check whether i have got spondylitis or not?
User:i want to get rid of this pain now, need to know whom should i consult and what steps should i take
Doctor:Ok. Can you please tell me when you had this trauma?
User:ya, someday in March 2011
Doctor:Alright. Was any X-ray taken then?
User:my backside of neck was hit by the door of a mumbai local train
User:yes, the xray showed that a small bone had moved slightly
User:which my doctor said could be cured by medicines only
Doctor:Since you have pain now.
Doctor:And it is also radiating to the arms
Doctor:It means there is some pressure on the nerve roots.
User:ya, maybe
Doctor:The best thing to do now would be to get a repeat x-ray
Doctor:and check if it has worsened.
Doctor:In the meantime youcan
User:do you suggest any good doctor in Mumbai Western region?
Doctor:take the following measures for the pain.
Doctor:Take paracetamol 10 mg/kg body weight.
Doctor:Try heat pads on the neck.
Doctor:Sleep on a level firm bed without a pillow.
Doctor:About doctors in Mumbai
User:i already do all these
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User:okay cool
User:thank you
User:is it good to take paracetamol everyday?
Doctor:It is alright to take it for a while till you get yourself checked out. But always take it after a meal
Doctor:never on empty stomach.
Doctor:You can also try wearing a cervical collar while travelling etc.
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help you with?
User:i think you have given me all possible tips till i go to the doctor, very helpful
User:thank you so much :)
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