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Pain in upper neck - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Practicing since : 2005
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User :   hello
Doctor :   Hi bipin
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   this is regarding pain in upper neck below the hairs
Doctor :   ok
User :   is this due to bad posture
Doctor :   it can be
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--
Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: ; Marital Status:
User :   k
User :   25,analyst,bangalore.unmarried
Doctor :   how long have you had this problem?
User :   since six months
Doctor :   do you work on a computer for long hours- how many hours?
User :   8 hrs
Doctor :   ok
User :   daily
Doctor :   is the pain only on the neck or does it move?
User :   only on the backside of upper neck
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have any shoulder/ hand pain or tingling etc?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
have you taken any medication/ consulted any other doctor for this problem?
User :   no
Doctor :   how bad is the pain/ does it interfere with your normal activites
User :   somewhta
User :   somewhat
Doctor :   have you tied any ointment for local application?
User :   no
Doctor :   you can use Dicloran gel for local application twice a day
User :   OK THANKS
Doctor :   and follow a list of measures that i will mail you
User :   OK
Doctor :   try this for 1 week and get back if you still have a problem
User :   K
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   NO
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   BYE
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