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Stiffness in neck, middle and lower back, prolonged sitting, congestion and hard breathing, slight pain in the rib cage, background of rheumatoid arthritis, relaxing after exercises the entire body stiffness, - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
User :   How are you?
User :   Hi Dr
User :   I have a problem in my neck, head and back
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   FIne here.
Doctor :   How do you do?
User :   there is a sigffness in nech and middle and lower back
User :   and at the back portion of the head
Doctor :   Ok
User :   there is pain also with siffness
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i am 30
Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   I am in operations part of the bank
Doctor :   May I know your occupation?
User :   yes but i continue to move around every 5-10 min
Doctor :   Is your work demands prolonged sitting?
User :   When i breathe hhard i feel congestion and a slight pain in my rib cage
User :   not exactly
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i have a background of rheomotoid arithritis
Doctor :   Do you follow any routine physical exercises?
User :   yes
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i used to have Sazo 500 and indocap sr which I have started again
Doctor :   Is the pain in the rib cage tender?
Doctor :   Ok
User :   which gives me relief
Doctor :   Are you on any medications for Rheumatoid?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Ok
User :   no i have consulted a dr in jaipur for this
User :   dont know any dr here in Lucknow
Doctor :   Did you see any doctor for the present condition?
Doctor :   Ok
User :   what would you suggest on this?
Doctor :   Ok
User :   in the eve
User :   and when i sit for long....
Doctor :   Is the stiffness present during the whole day or most probably in the morning or evening?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Does it relieves after any exercise or on stretching?
User :   When i do treadmill for 20-25 min after that if i relax for 10 min i feel stiffness in teh body
Doctor :   After going through the description provided by you, I feel you might be suffering with cervical spondylosis.
Doctor :   This condition is normally found in all the professionals working on the system for prolonged periods.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Rheumatoid arthritis usually do not affect back and neck joints.
User :   ok
Doctor :   But it would be still better to see an Orthopedician to get investigated.
User :   would you suggest any dr here in Lucknow
Doctor :   Meanwhile you can follow few stretching exercises regularly.
Doctor :   Hot fomentation would also be helpful.
User :   any other medicine with this?
User :   hazratganj
Doctor :   Continue with the medications as this would help in relieve pain.
Doctor :   May I know your preferred location in Lucknow?
Doctor :   I will ask my customer care executive to call you after this live chat to help you with the list of orthopedicians in hazratganj in lucknow.
User :   ok
Doctor :   I feel Sazo and indocap would be enough right now for the pain.
Doctor :   Did you follow my suggestions?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   no
User :   thanks
Doctor :   Are there any more queries for me to help you with?
User :   Thanks
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Take care
Doctor :   Pleasure here.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
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