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Lower back pain after a fall, medicines - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Back Pain
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   I have a pain in my left lower back
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
since when are you having pain?
User :   I can´t breath too deep cause it hurts me and so does when I cough and yorn too
User :   for about a week
Doctor :  
please provide your age, gender, location, occupation.
Doctor :  
User :   31, female
Doctor :  
did you get hurt, was there any injury to lower back?
User :   sorry, i meant care taker
User :   well, I fall on my stairs a week ago but nothing too bad
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
are you taking any medications?
User :   only pain/anti inflamatory pills
User :   2 a day, but stopped yesterday
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
i will suggest you to continue the pain killers
User :   ok
Doctor :  
two times a day after food
User :   ok, thanks a lot doctor
Doctor :  
and do warm/hot compresses
Doctor :  
two times a day
User :   ok, also can I use a analgesic cream?
Doctor :  
yes you should use it

Doctor :  
it will give local relief
Doctor :  
instead of analgesic cream
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