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Pain in the lower back for 2 weeks - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi doc
Doctor :   hi
User :   and 25yrs old
User :   i am having a back problem
User :   pain in lower back
Doctor :   ok
User :   i consulted a doctor
Doctor :   ok
User :   and he said it must be muscle sprain or pull
User :   on the same site
Doctor :   when did this p[pain start
User :   abt a week back
Doctor :   any injury to the site of pain? while gymming..
User :   yes
User :   actually got hit on my back
Doctor :   with what?
User :   :)
User :   on my birthday i got kicked on my back
Doctor :   ooohh- bithday bumps
User :   yes
Doctor :   can be pretty bad....
User :   ohhh
Doctor :   what medicines are you tasking currently?
User :   skel act
User :   and vitamin e
Doctor :   skel act - I'm not familiar with this brand name- can you
Doctor :   tell me what drug it is?
User :   doc said it is a muscle relaxant
Doctor :   ok
User :   even im nt very sure
Doctor :   is it giving you good relief?
User :   can u tel me wat the problem is?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   i jus wanted to know if it muscle problem or anything else?
Doctor :   see- birthday bumps can be- extremely dangerous
Doctor :   the problem is when kicking- if somebody kicks too hard
Doctor :   wearing hard shoes etc- and kicks your
Doctor :   lower back it can cause a
User :   im getting scared now
Doctor :   bad injury- your4 pain is most probably due to injury caused by those kicks-
User :   wat type of injury?
Doctor :   Is the pain in one spot- or does it spread?
User :   1 spot
Doctor :   is is significantly better now than when it started?
User :   yes
User :   lower back
Doctor :   it is most probably a simple local injury- like whn yopu get hi with a hard cricket ball-
User :   ohhhh
User :   any serious problems?
Doctor :   should not be;
User :   can i have your no doctor? can v talk now?
Doctor :   it should resolve- with medicines and rest- a muscle relaxant usually contains a pain killer in combination as well
User :   ok
User :   do i need an x-ray or MRI?
User :   i was getting scared
Doctor :   in case of an injury- like this- remember you can use an ice/ cold pack immideatley
Doctor :   to reduce pain
User :   ya the doc told me
Doctor :   no- as the pain has improved- and the pain is not spreading
Doctor :   dont worry
User :   how long will it last?
Doctor :   it should be alright in 2-3 weeks-
User :   can i have ur no to speak directly?
User :   its been ter for 1.5 weeks now
Doctor :   are you still taking any medication?
User :   so was getting very scared
User :   yes the same 2 tablets
User :   skelact and vit-E
User :   for 1 week
Doctor :   do you have nay pain on your legs? are you able to do your day to day work comfortably?
User :   yes
User :   i travelling to work normally
User :   doctor can i have ur no?
User :   to talk directly?
User :   i have a meeting now
User :   have 2 go
Doctor :   we do not have a phone line chat for free now
Doctor :   we will call you back
Doctor :   ok
User :   ur personal no
User :   when? i wanted to talk to you only
Doctor :   ill call you
Doctor :   in the evening
User :   ok thanks
User :   ok
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   bye
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