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Severe back pain with eye irritation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Back Pain
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr.... here
Doctor :   Proceed with your query
User :   i am 45 years old and i have severe back pain
Doctor :   Ok
User :   caz the whole day i am sitting in front of computer and doing my work
User :   my eyes also irritating
User :   what can i do now
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I shall explain you
Doctor :   May I know your height and weight?
User :   plz
User :   6 feet exact
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Weight?
User :   and 68 kgs
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you exercise daily?
User :   no dr
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   You should start doing that
Doctor :   to increase you strength and endurance
Doctor :   Also take frequent breaks while working
Doctor :   sit in a chair in which you can adjust according to your height
User :   ok
Doctor :   and you should sit as such
Doctor :   your feet is resting on the floor
User :   ok ok
Doctor :   and thighs are parallel to the ground
Doctor :   sit straight
User :   ok
Doctor :   and the back of your chair has to be a curved
User :   i understand
Doctor :   to support your spinal curvature
User :   mm
Doctor :   And start exercising
Doctor :   for atleast 30 minutes per day
User :   what kind of exercise dr
Doctor :   5 times per week atleast
Doctor :   Brisk walking
Doctor :   or jogging
Doctor :   swimming, ideal for summers
User :   ok ok
Doctor :   aerobics or even the gym
User :   walking i can start
Doctor :   anything
Doctor :   is fine
User :   ok and for eye irritating
Doctor :   And while at work take frequent breaks
User :   ok ok
Doctor :   use antiglare glasses
Doctor :   and also an antiglare screen
User :   mm
Doctor :   Since when are you having this problem?
User :   and eye drops for buffering eyes
User :   for the past 4 to 5 months
Doctor :   I shall suggest you one
User :   plzz
Doctor :   But preventive is essential
Doctor :   to stop it in future
User :   yes dr
Doctor :   take break after every 45 mins
User :   ok
Doctor :   take your eyes off the screen
Doctor :   see a far off object
Doctor :   walk for a while
Doctor :   and then come back
User :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   also you should move your eyelids
Doctor :   while working as well
User :   ok
Doctor :   should not keep staring at the screen
User :   ok
Doctor :   Use Clearine eye drops for now
Doctor :   2 drops into each eye
Doctor :   2 times per day
Doctor :   later you can increase it to 4 times if necessary
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is that clear?
User :   yes dr
User :   this suggested drops is available here?
Doctor :   Yes, it is available in ...
User :   ok and how many days shall i use that
Doctor :   for 5 days or till you find relief
Doctor :   whichever is earlier
User :   ok
Doctor :   not more than 5 days
User :   ok dr
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   no dr
User :   thank u so much
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.

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