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Pain in the back side of neck and head after having viral fever - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   last month I had a viral fever and was hospitalised for three days and was on leave for two weeks
Doctor :   ok
User :   Now after that I have this probem of pain in the back side of neck and head
Doctor :   ok
User :   this will be there for some time in the morning after i wake up and will gradually go as the day passes
User :   tried chaging pillows and took some pain killers ( dispirin ),
User :   But it seems the pain will not go off.
Doctor :   Ok with out pillow?
User :   yeas one day i tried that also. but the pain will be more next day
Doctor :   Ok, how many hours do you work at office?
User :   roughly 9 hours
Doctor :   How many breaks do your take during work in a day?
User :   one
Doctor :   That is the perfect reason
Doctor :   Do you have a regular desk top exercises?
Doctor :   Do you follow work place safety and ergonomics?
Doctor :   You have to take breaks once n every 30 minutes
Doctor :   You have to start with exercises which will strengthen neck muscles
User :   I work as relationship amnager which winvolves going out to meet customers also
Doctor :   Ok
User :   should i consult a doctor
User :   to do some medical checks
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   You need an Xray for the cervical spine
Doctor :   You can get a physical examination by an Orthopedician
Doctor :   if there is an early changes in the cervical spine
Doctor :   Also there are certain exercises to be done to strengthen muscles
User :   ok sir will do that. will fix an appointment with a doctor and go , but what could be the reason for the same. So that i can figure out
Doctor :   Neck muscle spasm
User :   thank you sir. will consult a doctor here
Doctor :   on the portal
Doctor :   so that our customer support team can help you find
Doctor :   one
Doctor :   You can place a request
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