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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Practicing since : 2004
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hello
Doctor :   Dr XXX her
User :   I just had a question about some pain i have been having in my upper back
Doctor :   lease proceed
Doctor :   Please*
User :   it has been hurting for weeks now and i went to a health clinic and they prescribed me pain medication but it hasn't really helped
Doctor :   where exactly is the pain ?
User :   in my upper back near my rib area
Doctor :   does the pain radiate to other areas ?
User :   umm sometimes around into the front in my upper abdominals
Doctor :   Did you notice of any aggravating or relieving factors ?
User :   well this might be odd but when i wear a bra it tends to aggrevate it
Doctor :   Is it related to food intake , either more before or after food ?
User :   not really no
Doctor :   ok do you feel the pain deep inside or superficial ?
User :   umm deep inside most of the time
Doctor :   Do you have or had cough in past ?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok, i consider the pain to be muscular in origin , what medication have you been taking ?
User :   ibuprofen
User :   i was just worried it was something more because it's been going on for weeks
Doctor :   some times muscular pains not well treated can persist for long
Doctor :   i would suggest you to stop Ibuprofen and go for a local pain killing gel
Doctor :   Hifenac gel ,
Doctor :   apply it over the affected area for thrice a day
Doctor :   and as a remedy wear loose inner wears
User :   okay, thank you
Doctor :   Is there anything i can help you with ?
User :   no that's all, have a good night
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me, kindly provide your feedback
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   bye
Doctor :   take care
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