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Date : 24-Sep-2014
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User:Thx Dr
User:My mom is 70 yrs old n this query is about her health
User:I am in XXXXXXX and n she is in XXXXXXX
User:Today morning she slipped in bathroom n hurt her back
User:while bathing
User:She does not have any swelling or a black patch but experiencing pain
User:what should we do
User:i am not in XXXXXXX n wanted an advice
Doctor:I suggest you DOLO 650 for pain
User:what kind of tests does she undergo to check on damage extent
Doctor:First she should visit an Orthopedic doctor
User:ok how many should she take during day
Doctor:Doctor would order for x ray of l-s spine
User:she is feeling pain
Doctor:She can twice a day
Doctor:after food
User:she take bp medicine fyi
User:she is lying in bed at this time trying to rest
Doctor:She can take dolo
User:i see
Doctor:Hot water bag fomentation
User:any other advice
Doctor:hot water bags helpful in relive pain
Doctor:you can give topical analgesics like volini
Doctor:If pain persist or if she will not feel better after 24 hours then i suggest you visit a doctor
User:any good ortho in XXXXXXX u may wanna suggest
Doctor:Just give me few moments
User:should she lie on her back ?
Doctor:Yes she can lie
User:ok thx
Doctor:This is the link where yo can find ortho doctor in XXXXXXX
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
User:hot water treatment to be done thru hot bottle - right
User:how long do u suggest that
Doctor:You can get hot water bags
User:yes we have
Doctor:at local pharmacy
Doctor:or you can use hot bottle also
Doctor:Ok good
User:how long should we do n how many times
Doctor:If she feel better with medication and hot water then continue for 5 days if not then take her to a doctor
Doctor:Hot water you can whenever she feels pain
Doctor:Observe her for 24 hours
Doctor:Is she able to move her legs?
Doctor:is she able to walk?
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User:yes she is able to walk but with pain
User:thx for ur inputs
User:truely appreciate
Doctor:then wait for one day if she improves then continue medication for 5 days
User:ok sure
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
User:thats it for now Dr
User:thx a lot
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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