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Neck sprain while sleeping and awful pain, stuck in one direction, used 2 pillows - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi,
User :   hi
User :   I am having
User :   neck sprain
User :   got that in sleep
User :   awful pain
User :   in nech n back
Doctor :   Since when do you have the pain ?
User :   when I get up frm bed
User :   cant move neck
User :   it got stucked up in 1 direction
User :   yesterday nite
Doctor :   ok, this is a very common condition
User :   i think I took 2 pillows
Doctor :   Do not massage your neck with any counter irritants
User :   so got tht pain
Doctor :   and do change your pillow
User :   what treatment shud I take?
Doctor :   Apply Diclofenac gel over the affected area
Doctor :   and do wear a cervical collar if the pain is unbearable
User :   can u suggest me any dr near to murugesh pallya
User :   ?
Doctor :   Sure ,Please give me some time
User :   alright
Doctor :   Manipal hospital has better orthopedicians than other
Doctor :   you can consult there
User :   other than manipal?
Doctor :   I see no reliable orthopedicians around your area
User :   even if nt close to murugesh pallaya?
User :   hw abt Hosmat?
Doctor :   Can you please tel me areas of your comfort ?
Doctor :Yes,
User :   can u book an appointment?
User :   on what days & time is he available?
Doctor :   I am sorry, I am a General physician here top solve health queries . You can mail to our customer care requesting to fix an appointment for you they will help you with the same
Doctor :   to*
User :   any other precaution u wud like to suggest?
Doctor :   yes, do not use larger pillows for few days from now
User :   ok
Doctor :   And do apply the gel i mentiond it will help
Doctor :   mentioned*
User :   ok thanks for ur help :)
User :   I appreciate that.
Doctor :   You are welcome
User :   bye!
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye
Doctor :   Take care
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