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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hello
Doctor :   hello
User :   i am having severe neck pain for many days
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   till yesterday i had only neck pain and suddenly today morning onwards i am having pain in my arms too and i am not feeling the hand at all
Doctor :   ok
User :   31, sales, pondy, single, 69kg, 6ft
Doctor :   i suggest that you get an XRAY Cervical Spine AP and Lateral view done
User :   ok
Doctor :   and consult an orthopedicaian
Doctor :   meanwhile
User :   what sort of thing is this??
Doctor :   it looks like spondylitis
Doctor :   meanwhile you should take as much rest
Doctor :   as possible
User :   means??
Doctor :   Alternate heat and cold should be applies
Doctor :   spondylitis is irritation of the neck muscles
Doctor :   and nerves
Doctor :   causing pain
User :   but i am not able to turn my neck on left side
Doctor :   Reduce inflammation by applying cold, such as an ice pack or ice wrapped in a towel, for up to 20 minutes several times a day.
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   also use tablet voveron 75 mg or tab meftal spas twice daily after food
Doctor :   rest your head without a pillow
Doctor :   apply volini spray or gel
User :   yeah i am applying violini ointment
Doctor :   dont massage it hard
Doctor :   just apply once and leave it
User :   ok just to apply
Doctor :   massaging will further irritate the nerves
User :   ok
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   also avoid driving\
Doctor :   and prolonged sitting before a computer
Doctor :   till the pain reduces
User :   i am not having sense in my arms
Doctor :   then you need to get the xray done and consult an orthopedician
Doctor :   yes
User :   i am typing only through my right hand
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   then you should see an orthopedician early
User :   i am not able to lift my left hand
Doctor :   meanwhile use the pain killers i gave you
Doctor :   that happens when there is severe
User :   ok
Doctor :   irritation of the nerves
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Doctor :   ok
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Doctor :   ok
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Doctor :   ok
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