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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Brain and Spine
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Practicing since : 2005
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you
User :   I keep on having like a stabbing pain in the top of my spine nad I cant move my head or arms and it feels like 500 needles are sticking me with shots
Doctor :   Ok..
User :   I have been going through this for like 3 days and its all swelled up at the top
Doctor :   Hav yuo had any fall or trauma to the place.
User :   no
User :   I have had my bf hit it really hard
Doctor :   ANy movements of the arm does the pain aggrevate
User :   yes severly
Doctor :   That is trauma in it self..
User :   what can I do
User :   to stop it
Doctor :   You can apply cold compress tothat area and then take analgesics
User :   I also have 2 discs out in the lower back But I cant find a doctor here
User :   I have been putting hot ice on it daily
User :   and taking motrin
User :   it doesnt help
Doctor :   HOt ICE what is that
Doctor :   motrin/ cn you tell the generic name..
User :   its like a rub lotion thing its feels cold when u apply it
User :   tylenol -- ibprofen
Doctor :   Do you massage with it or just leave it..
Doctor :   Ok thats ok..
User :   massage it
User :   it hurts really bad
Doctor :   If that has not relieved you then you might have to see the doctor at the eariest
User :   and its getting worse day by day
User :   Its not working
Doctor :   You will have to seee the Orthopedic for the Examination at the earliest.
Doctor :   Since there are chances for you to have had a Fracture.. of th neck bone..
User :   welll okay
User :   thank you for your time. I will go to see if I can find one here in flint
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that you would need..
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, While I type the necessary information, and do Inform me when done.
User :   I just need for you to make it stop hurting thats all :(
User :   Ok I will
Doctor :   Apply cold compress it will help you..
Doctor :   LikeICe
User :   I have it on there
User :   but it isnt easing up at all
Doctor :   Rap a cloth in ice cold water and then leave it there..
Doctor :   Do not rub the Gel if you have a Fracture it will Make it worse..
User :   oh god
Doctor :   Please take an X-Ray nad see the orthopedic itwill be better.
User :   I have been using it for 3 days
User :   I am going to the ER right now
Doctor :   Please d for your own good..
Doctor :   Bye for noww..
User :   Yes I am...
User :   thank you for your time
Doctor :   Bye
User :   so u do think its nesicary
Doctor :   Absolutely..
User :   Ok im going then thank you agian
Doctor :   Bye
User :   Bye doctor
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