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Medication and treatment for back pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   please i'm 25 years old gentleman who sit for long as an accountant. but for the past one year, i have experienced back bone disorder and now the pains are unbearable. how can i be relieved from this pains.
Doctor :   hi
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User :   hi
User :   i'm
Doctor :   please describe the back pain in detail.
Doctor :   is it dull pain, or sharp shooting pain?
Doctor :   does the pain radiate to buttocks and thighs?
User :   please when i try to burn back , i feel there is a pin pinchin me in my spinal core
Doctor :   please rate teh intensity of pain on scale of 1-10 with 10 being higest pain.
Doctor :   *highest
User :   yes it radiate to buttocks
User :   9
Doctor :   when is the pain worse during the day?
User :   when i sit
Doctor :   ok. are you on any medications?
User :   no please .
Doctor :   have you had a check done by your doctor anytime since it started?
Doctor :   was any x-ray or MRI done to look for the exact cause for pain?
User :   yeah it was just an xray for the last 5-6 month and the doctor said there is nothing wrong with the bone. but within me i feel serious pains
Doctor :   ok. then I would recommend you to go ahead with getting a thorough evaluation doen by an orthopedic surgeon
User :   it was an xray but the doctor is not a specialist thats why i paid to talk to you
Doctor :   you might need an MRI scan to see if any disc prolapse is the cause for pain due to pressure on nerve roots (shooting radiating pain)
Doctor :   if the problem is serious, you will need to get it fixed with surgery, or if not, then it can be resolved with physiotherapy and medications.
User :   ok
User :   do you have a branch anywhere in africa?
Doctor :   along with these you also will need back strengthening exercises once pain is under control
Doctor :   to avoid further [roblems and episodes
Doctor :   make sure your chair and work station ergonomics are well mainatined
User :   ok
Doctor :   chair should support your entire back
User :   ok
Doctor :   no, right now we do not have branch in.
User :   ok
Doctor :   take repeated breaks in between, to stretch and relax
Doctor :   do not sit continuously for 1-2 hours
User :   but can you get me a drug from your end
User :   hi
Doctor :   take Tab Dolo 650 mg 2-3 times a day. Apply Volini gel or relaxyl spray over the area of pain, gently massage
Doctor :   and do hot fomenation 2-3 times a day
Doctor :   these will give you temporary relief
Doctor :   physiotherapy with SWD and IFT are known to help in long run along with mild strengthening exercises once pain is under control
User :   please hw will i get the dolo? cant you ship then i will pay?
Doctor :   it is an Over the counter medication. you can ask in pharmacy
User :   ok
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   what is the bsest exercise?
User :   hi
User :   will you be sending me emails to find out about the pain?
Doctor :   all exercises wont be allowed for you
Doctor :   you should be doing them under supervision to avoid complications and worsening of back pain
User :   ok
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User :   ok
Doctor :   take professional help from a physiotherapist before starting on them, and avoid doing them when pain is present
User :   noted please
Doctor :   first concentrate on teh cause for pain
Doctor :   to have it resolved completely
Doctor :   and then move on with exercises and physiotherapy
User :   i will be happy if this pains go
Doctor :   do not worry, it will go away, follow what I have suggested
Doctor :   you will start feeling relief
User :   ok thanks
User :   May the Good God bless you always
Doctor :   is there anything else you would like to ask me?
User :   no thank bye then
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me. bye for now.
User :   ok
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