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Low back pain, while sitting and standing - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   i am having back pain since 4-5 days
Doctor :   Ok
User :   on lower back
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   28
Doctor :   Is the pain present constantly?
Doctor :   Does the pain worsen with walking or movement of the back?
User :   no...while sitting and standing up
Doctor :   Is the pain radiating down the legs?
User :   and when i do some exercise for the back it gives me some relaxation
User :   for some time only
User :   initially i took it lightly bt its a week gone
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Have you seen a doctor in the past for these problems?
User :   never
Doctor :   Do you have any other medical illness such as diabetes, high blood pressure or kidney problems?
User :   no..
User :   may i know ur gud name dr
Doctor :   I am Dr. XXXXXXXX here.
Doctor :   Let me explain to you now.
User :   plz
Doctor :   Your history is suggestive of soft tissue inflammation probably muscular ache
User :   ok
Doctor :   this could have aggravated due to posture, heavy weight lifting or any similar event.
User :   so anything serious DR
User :   ok
Doctor :   Most often depending on the severity of the initial injury the time of recovery.
Doctor :   If you have not been resting well, the time of recovery can also increase.
Doctor :   Based on your complaints, it do not foresee a serious concern.
User :   i am taking rest enough..i think
User :   ok
Doctor :   The following measures are effective treatment options.
Doctor :   1. Continue with bed rest - the more you rest the better healing it will be.
Doctor :   2. Local anti inflammatory measures to be applied to the affected region.
User :   like
Doctor :   Local anti inflammation measures are as follows
Doctor :   local heat therapy in the form of hot water bags, topical medicines such as volini gel/ointment, pain balms and so on.
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   They can be applied over the affected region
User :   do u sugges some kind of exercise
Doctor :   3. Oral pain relieving measures such as Tablet Ibuprofen 200mg two times a day after food for 5 days.
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   4. Exercises are helpful, however I would suggest you to wait till you feel pain is better.
Doctor :   Exercises when in pain can increase the problem.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Once you feel pain is better, then you can try back strengthening exercises.
User :   ok
User :   thanks ....DR AAAAAAA
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   no thanx for ur advice...wel can i call on the no given on the portal for suggestion
User :   or prescription
Doctor :   The number given to you on the portal is of the customer support team
Doctor :   They will help you in explaining and guiding you about the services.
Doctor :   You can consult a doctor through the live chat or via get a call from a doctor.
User :   ok sir
User :   thanks a lot
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   no
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Have a nice day!!!
Doctor :   Bye for now.
User :   samt 2 u
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