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Suspecting osteoporosis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi doctor
Doctor :   go ahead with ur medical query
User :   Yesterday, my mother felt sudden jerk in back
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   and we took her to the doc. and she gave a pain killer and suspecting that she might have osteoporosis...
Doctor :   ok
User :   60 yrs / housewife
Doctor :   is that back ache u mean to say
User :   married / No dependants
User :   yes
Doctor :   Do your mother have any other health problems? Diabetes, Hypertension, Asthma, Thyroid disease, Allergies?
User :   no...
Doctor :   does she have gastric problems
User :   doctor said it might be spasm
Doctor :   yes
User :   yes she has gastric problem
Doctor :   did she lift any weight or had any injury?
User :   everyday she will be lifting a bucket of wet clothes for washing...
Doctor :   ask her to avoid lifting weight for sometime
Doctor :   ws any Xray of the taken
User :   ok.
Doctor :   when u visited the physician
User :   yes xray report is due today...
User :   we have to go and collect it ...
Doctor :   what is medicine is she on for gastric problem
User :   not really...she's not on any medication as such
Doctor :   was she prescribed any medicine for back spasm?
User :   no...she was given a pain killer injection
Doctor :   avoid giving her spicy food, less of coffee and tea. avoid taking oily food as well
Doctor :   for back pain
Doctor :   u can apply Myolaxin ointment twice a day
User :   the doc also suspected calcium defeciency...
Doctor :   ok
User :   what calcium supplement could be given?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   tab shelcal once daily for 1 month
Doctor :   after food
Doctor :   if the gastric problem persists
Doctor :   she might need to see by physician
Doctor :   r ut here
User :   ya...
Doctor :   Have you filled the Feedback form that I sent you?
User :   yes..
User :   yes...
User :   is there any connection between
Doctor :   let me know the about the xray report
User :   gastric and back pain?
User :   ya sure...
Doctor :   back pain might be linked to back ache
User :   sorry...
Doctor :   she can take gelusil MPS syrup three times a day 2-3 tea spoon
Doctor :   also get a endo scopy done if the problem persist
Doctor :   iam sorry back pain might be linked to gastric problem
Doctor :   any doubts?
Doctor :   u can get back to us on email or chat with us after u get Xray report
User :   ok...we will surely let u know abt the x-ray report...thank you
User :   ur mail id please...
Doctor :   ur welcome
User :   ok...Thank you very much...
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   have a nice day
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