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Minor cervical disorder and concern about continuing the neck collar - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hi doc,
User :   i was suffering from minor cervical disorder
Doctor :   Ok
User :   for which doc prescribed me some medicines
Doctor :   Did you get an Xray done?
User :   n physiotherapy
User :   was feeling better
User :   and also using neck collar
User :   still i cud feel pain sometimes in my left hand
User :   can i know till when i am suppose to use neck collar
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Did you get an Xray done?
User :   i am a 28yrs old
User :   i got the x ray
User :   ven i had to go for the treatment
Doctor :   Ok
User :   y do i fell the pain
Doctor :   The pain will take time to subside, you should constantly continue with the exrcises
User :   and till ven i shud be using the neck collar
Doctor :   The pain will have a tendency to recur always
User :   i am forgetting about the exercies
Doctor :   I suggest that you continue the physiotherapy and other exercises
User :   u mean
User :   i used go for neck traction again
User :   i shud
Doctor :   Since when did you have this problem?
User :   its been 1 and a hr month
Doctor :   You may not need it if you continue with the exrecises.
User :   ok
Doctor :   You may need the collar for a few more weeks
User :   how many more weeks
User :   today its been a whole month i am using the collar
Doctor :   Try to sleep without a pillow on a firm surface.
User :   i am doing dat
Doctor :   Avoid working for long hours before the system and driving
User :   ok

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