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Neck pain radiating to shoulder - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   HI
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr XXX here.
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
User :   Godd AfterNoon Dr XXX
Doctor :   Very good afternoon
User :   Myself is XXX
User :   I have one query or i need suggetions for my wife
User :   will you help me
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Pleas proceed
User :   You may aware that i am a XXX
Doctor :   Yeah i know
User :   My wife is having the seviour pain on neck line to shoulder at left side
User :   no pain killer will effect to resuce pain
Doctor :   Since when is she having this pain?
User :   we use hot water bag for the same but no use
Doctor :   May i know her age?
User :   35yrs
User :   since last 3 days
Doctor :   Are there any other problems along with this?
Doctor :   As raised blood sugar, BP or cholesterol
User :   no
User :   but due to that very much weekness
Doctor :   Or chest pain, jaw pain, breathing problem?
User :   some breathing problem
User :   do you have any contatc no so that i will asked her to talk with you
Doctor :   Since when does she have breathing prblem?
User :   when ever she is stress
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User :   ohh
User :   do u thing any symptoms
Doctor :   There are many causes of neck pain as muscle spasm, injury, twisting, sudden jerk, chest problem, spondylitis.
User :   coz her office doc said to the ECG
Doctor :   Did she take painkillers?
Doctor :   I will recommend you to get her examined and investigations done as Blood tests, ECG, X ray cervical spine
Doctor :   As you have already used hot water bag and it did not help at all.
Doctor :   Also the pain is radiating to shoulder and should not be ignored.
Doctor :   Have you followed what i have said?
User :   same problem she had 3-4 months back and time we had done ECG but its normal
User :   we take painkiller
Doctor :   It may be related to anxiety also.
Doctor :   Did painkillers help?
User :   no
User :   what u want us to follow?
User :   she suspect the vertigo and spontiliasys
Doctor :   Then get an X ray done
User :   can you please lest down , what need to done. Xray of waht?
Doctor :   i will suggest to get herself properly investigated to see the exact cause
User :   ok will do that
Doctor :   1) Complete Hemogram
Doctor :   2)ECG
Doctor :   3)X ray Cervical Spine
User :   anything more?
Doctor :   First get these done then based on the reports further decision can be made.
User :   Thank, Dr XXX
Doctor :   Is there anything else you would like to know?
User :   Thanks Doc , as now its fine , will get this done and get back
Doctor :   Yeah sure.
Doctor :   All the Best
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me, bye for now
Doctor :   TC
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