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Swellings over the body, back ache - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello sir,
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   i hav back pain and the pain is such intense that
Doctor :   ok
User :   i can't stand sometimes
User :   and i'm only 21 now
User :   what might be the problem??
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   21 M Student Delhi Not Married Yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you overweight?
Doctor :   do you have any other health problems?
User :   No i'm 80kgs and my height is 5feet 11inches
User :   so i donn think i'm over weight
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any other health problems?
User :   no sir, i donn hav ne othr problems
User :   except for similar pain on the back side of the neck
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did you get an xray done?
User :   no, when i met for the neck pain .. i was adviced to avoid using pillow
User :   i got scanning done
User :   and it din't show any problems, everything was normal
Doctor :   what scan? mri?
User :   yeah MRI
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   was there any muscle spasm?
User :   what exactly do u mean by spasm
Doctor :   in the mri?
Doctor :   anything in the report?
User :   no the doctor said it was perfectly alright
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the most common reason could be muscle spasm
User :   yeah i felt the same but, i couldnot stand sometimes
User :   does muscle spasm cause such severe pain??
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   it could
Doctor :   are you taking any medicines for acute pain?
User :   actually the doctor has prescribed some medicines.. but i never bought them
User :   except for the pain killers
Doctor :   use the painkillers
Doctor :   also take rest for 10 days atleast
Doctor :   complete bed rest
Doctor :   on a firm surface without a pillow
User :   hmmmm.. i do sleep on the floor, i donn use a pillow or a mattress
Doctor :   do you sit for long hours in front of a computer?
Doctor :   ok
User :   and i donn feel the pain so often
Doctor :   use a firm not hard surface
Doctor :   take adequate rest
User :   okok
yeah i do sit infront of computer
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   then you should take frequent breaks
Doctor :   every hour or so
User :   hmmm ok
Doctor :   also the position should be well maintained
Doctor :   we will also send you a doccument
Doctor :   on the correct posture
User :   like, whats the perfect posture when we sit?
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   ok ok thanq
Doctor :   also take physiotherapy exercises and back strengthening exercises once the pain has decreased
User :   sir one more thing which i showed to a civil surgeon
User :   he said there is no immediate emergency for surgery
Doctor :   yes
User :   actually i have some hard ball type things in many parts of my body
Doctor :   you should try all these first and if there is no other alterbnative
Doctor :   then you can go for surgery
Doctor :   but spinal surgery is risky
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   no i'm not speaking about that
Doctor :   ok
User :   i have yet another problem
Doctor :   where?
User :   actually i have some hard ball type things in many parts of my body
Doctor :   ok
User :   one in stomach
User :   one on back
Doctor :   that is not to worry
User :   what exactly are those sir??
Doctor :   there is no need for surgery unless for cosmetic purposes
Doctor :   are they painful?
User :   one on the front juss below rib-cage is painfull
User :   others or not
Doctor :   just observe it for some more time
Doctor :   if the swelling is increasing
Doctor :   in size or pain
Doctor :   then you can consult a general surgeon
User :   sir the doctor has adviced me to go to AIMS... when i consulted in hyderabad
Doctor :   for the swellings?
Doctor :   yes if you wish
User :   yeah for the swelings
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   thank you sir
Doctor :   u r welcome
User :   and i'm helpfull and thank all your team mates on this very good initiative
Doctor :   ok
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