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Pain in the neck due to fall - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hello
User :   i was at school
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
Doctor :   yes
User :   and some kid came up yto me
User :   and picked me up
User :   and slammed me on my back
Doctor :   ok
User :   about a half hour ago
User :   it hurts when i move my neck
User :   and swallow
User :   my trapizius muslce hurts
User :   and my sternocliedomastoid
Doctor :   ok
User :   would it jsut be the muscles?
User :   i put ice on it
User :   should i keep ice on it?
Doctor :   do u have any muscles weakness as of now
Doctor :   yes u can keep
User :   not really
User :   jsut hurts alot and hurts enoguh to prevent me form moving it
User :   on the bus ride home
User :   i had to hold my head with my hands
User :   cuz every time we went over a bumpo
User :   my neck would move
User :   and hurt
Doctor :   get an xray done
Doctor :   consult a physician
Doctor :   for pain relief as of now
User :   like if i press on the icepack
User :   and apply pressure
Doctor :   u can take one tablet paracetamol
User :   i can mvoe my neck fine
Doctor :   is there any swelling
User :   dont know i cant look at it
User :   cuz i cant run my head well
User :   ill see if i can feel
Doctor :   i would suggest u to consult a physician
Doctor :   and get examined
Doctor :   u might need xray
User :   ye
Doctor :   to see there any severe injury
Doctor :   as of now u can use the ice packs
User :   woudl a tylenol help my pain for now?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   u can take one tablet after food
Doctor :   but if the pain is more or if there any swelling
Doctor :   u need to consult a physician
Doctor :   iam concerned
Doctor :   how severe the injury
Doctor :   could be
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