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Medication for hip pain after a fall - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can ihelp you
User :   i had a fall about 2 weeks ago, and injured my hip
Doctor :   ok
User :   i am still having problems
User :   i went to the er, they did xrays, and said i would be fine in a few days
User :   that was after the accident
Doctor :did you took any x-rays
User :   yes, i got 3 hip xrays and a chest one
Doctor :ok
Doctor :what was the results
User :   clear no bone damage
Doctor :did oyu consulted an orthopedician
User :   no
User :   just the consultant doctor in the er
Doctor :any medications were given
User :   just light pain relief
User :   paracetamol
User :   and ibruphin? for swelling
Doctor :   do you have pain while walking
User :   if i walk for extended periods of time
Doctor :   avoid putting too much of weight on the hip joint

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