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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi doctor
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   HOw can i help you
User :   low back pain which started during mid march this year is my problem.
User :   there was no injury or heavy lifty involved
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   I had urinary infection due to prostatitis during which time back pain started
User :   now the urinary problem is ok.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Urologist checked and confirmed that I am healed of prostatitis
User :   but low back pain has come to stay
User :   I have taken treatment fm a orthopaedician, but it has not helped
User :   I have now resorted to pain relievers
Doctor :   Any particular site that hurts the most
Doctor :   jhoint that it could be
User :   tail end
Doctor :   Ok the ytip of the bone
User :   when I ride by bike for a prolonged period and low back pain when I stand up after sitting for a long time
Doctor :   Does the pain rediate to your thighs and the back of your legs
User :   there is mild pain in the thighs but not in the back of legs
User :   sometimes there is pain on the lower back right side only
User :   doctor, are you havin lunch ?
Doctor :   Does your work require long hours of sitting
Doctor :   No hust having few other cases too.
User :   no doctor, it all started with the urinary infection/ prostatitis during which time low back pain started
User :   Urologist whom I used to consult said it is symption of prostatitis. But now prostatitis is gone , back pain has come to stay
User :   my work does not require long hours of sitting
Doctor :   Any repeat Scans that you have done after the treatment.
User :   UT Scan of the pelvic / abdomen was done during Jan this year
Doctor :   Since it could also be a residual infection
User :   no repeats
Doctor :   That could lead on to this picture.
User :   meaning !
Doctor :   Residual infection will still lead on to similar picture,
Doctor :   So it would howver be essential to get an examination by your urologist done again
User :   yes, there is still some stinging while urinating
User :   though not all the time
User :   sometimes it is smooth flow of urine
User :   at times there is sting when I urinate
Doctor :   Then i would recommend you to get it examined by the urologist again
User :   I visited him yday and he has prescribed ston1 syrup
User :   I am most concerned abt my low back pain now doctor
Doctor :   Any exercise the you follow
User :   Has this back pain come to stay ? or will it get healed ?
Doctor :   or regular walk or yoga
Doctor :   That will go away once we get to the cause
User :   I used to walk and work out regularly before I got his infection
User :   but now I have stopped work outs and walking, though at times I go out for a walk
Doctor :   Ok we recommened you to get
Doctor :   Some exercise since your wiork involves long sitting hours
User :   my work does not involve long sitting
User :   I am active at work, no sitting all the time
User :   but this back pain is slowing me down and I get depressed
Doctor :   Have you any previous medical conditions.
User :   this is first time ever I am facing this back problem.
Doctor :   Other than the one yo mentioned
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   I am depressed doctor and need some counselling
Doctor :   We recommend you to see the orthopedician since it really seems to be bothering you and a physical examination will help you best
Doctor :   It is nothing to really be worried about you will be fine soon.
Doctor :   Pls fill this form and tell me when done
Doctor :   Please confirm these.
User :   done
Doctor :  
Mobile : 0000
Doctor :   We could refer you to an orthopedician if you require so.
User :   what is rajan_1 ? it is just AAAAAAA
Doctor :   Thats the number of times that you have come ( technical)
User :   I have seeing OP orthopedician at philomenas hospital
Doctor :   The rest are correct isnt it.
User :   rest are correct
Doctor :   That good any medications that you are on
User :   last time I was prescribed ezact for 3 days but it has not helped at all. Before that I was prescribed NSAID for 5 days.
User :   now I am dependant on pain relievers
Doctor :   Since Your case requires a physical examination .
User :   do u mean to say an X ray or something ?
Doctor :   No few examinations that the doctors do inthe OPD
Doctor :   Only after that i would require an X-ray
User :   he has done it, like asking to bend and pressing at the the place I told him it pains
User :   I would be seeing him again on Monday
Doctor :   X-rays revealed some thing
User :   tell me something if this back pain is as result of the previous medical condition, then why doesnt it leave after my condition has improved
User :   though I understand there is some residual infection still there
Doctor :   As i told you residual infection will not cause the similar picture like before since you have taken medications but it will
Doctor :   cause you aches and pains.
Doctor :   The site of the infection will help better.
User :   it is in the penis
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   a sting sometimes during urination
User :   there is no pain or burning
Doctor :   How ever take a repeat scan and if that is normal you could meet the orthopedician
User :   thanx doctor
Doctor :   start on some Physiotherapy
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