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Low back pain following urine discomfort - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   Hi Doctor
User :   I had urinary difficulty which has improved upon now, but have started having low back pain
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--
Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status:
User :   am 48 male, private service, bachelor
Doctor :   could u elaborate about the urinary problem u had
Doctor :   what was the cause for ur urinary problem
User :   I donot know
User :   urinary problem has subsided now
Doctor :   k
User :   low back pain is the problem now
Doctor :   what problem like
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   do u have pain
User :   pain relievers keep it off for sometime
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   where exactly is the pain
User :   at the end of the spine
User :   between the buttocks
Doctor :   k
User :   I hv been prescribed NSAID
Doctor :   k
User :   but it has not helped
Doctor :   does rest relieve ur pain
User :   rest relieves the pain but is back again
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   what increases the pain
User :   prolonged sitting
User :   and walking
Doctor :   do u smoke
User :   no
Doctor :   r u overweight
User :   no, am abt 75 kgs for 170 cms height
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   any weakness or numbness
User :   I chew tobacco
Doctor :   in one or both legs
Doctor :   k
User :   no weakness / numbness in the legs
Doctor :   any weight loss
User :   I havent checked on it though
User :   when I visited my urologist he checked and found everything ok and directed me to the bone specialist
Doctor :   k
User :   who prescribed NSAID and muscle relaxant
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any injury or trauma
Doctor :   u had
User :   I am unable to do my walking and other activties due to this back pain. I never had any injury or trauma
Doctor :   k
User :   If this low back pain is due to urinary infection , will it take long to be healed
Doctor :   back pain is not related to urinary infection
Doctor :   i guess
User :   It started when I had the infection
Doctor :   k
User :   though infection is done with now, back pain persists
Doctor :   Maintain a neutral pelvic position. If you must stand for long periods of time, alternate placing your feet on a low footstool to take some of the load off your lower back
User :   but when I sit for a prolonged period of time, the discomfort starts
Doctor :   ya i do
Doctor :   posture is imp
Doctor :   did u try yoga
Doctor :   swimming
Doctor :   that helps people with back problem
User :   I never had this problem before, it all started with the urinary infection doctor
User :   I was very active doing daily walks and workouts at the gym. but now, I have given up everything due to this problem.
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   u need to see a specialist for ur problem
Doctor :   needs to be investigated
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send and give feedback and when done, Please say it.
User :   Yes, I have seen a specialist and taking the treatment he prescribed but it has not got any better
Doctor :   k
User :   over the shelf pain relievers help
User :   can I continue with the pain relievers like ibupren / dolo650
User :   I have been taking dolo650 so far
User :   whenever there is pain
Doctor :   u need to take those tablet for limited time
Doctor :   if pain persists it would be better to see a doctor
Doctor :   who is treating u
User :   I shall be seeing again on 23rd April
User :   thanks for your help
Doctor :   better if u see him
User :   yes
Doctor :   bye
Doctor :   have a nice day
User :   bye
User :   u too doctor
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