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Medicines for musculoskeletal pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   My son is 21 he says when he gets winded like at work unloading a truck his arms throb and hurt, mostley his left arm. He says it hurts alittle even when he is not winded? What is happening to him.
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   all this pain in the arm from how many days?
User :   about a week
User :   says it hurts in the crease of his arm. throbbing
Doctor :   does it hurt only at a specific moment or the pain is constant
User :   some lite pain constant, but he says when he gets winded it hurts really bad
User :   he has bad scoliosis? could it be a pinched nerve
Doctor :   this is musculoskeletal pain, the muscle at the region is strained
Doctor :   no its not pinch, just the muscle strain
User :   so the throbbing is from the strain...he was scared it could be his heart problems ever though
Doctor :   need to give him the muscle rest rest
Doctor :   ibuproven 400 mg two times a day
User :   Ok he unloads trucks so he is probably over working his muscles
Doctor :   and give him a physical massage at the region of pain
User :   thank you very much..he has no insurance
User :   I will do that
Doctor :   yes he overloaded his muscles
User :   thank you doc...grateley appreciated
Doctor :   thanks for consulting health care magic
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   I will use it again...good service, have a great evening
User :   bye
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