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Tension headache - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Headache and Migraines
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Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hello..
User :   i am a software eng..
Doctor :   yes tell me
Doctor :   ok
User :   i always have headache, back pain and neck pain
User :   i use to smoke only but it's very less now a days..
Doctor :   ok
User :   i smoke only 2-3 in a day..
Doctor :   ok
User :   apart from this i feel bit tired all the times... and feel weakness as welll
Doctor :   ok
User :   so do you have any kind of treatment or suggestion ..
Doctor :   As this is an online consultation, I have to ask you a few questions because I cannot examine you. It will take some time so please be patient.
User :   ok.. fine..
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--Age: Gender: Location: Marital Status: User :   31, male, bangalore
Doctor :   ok
User :   single
Doctor :   since how many days are you having these?
User :   more than two months..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are they present throughout the day?
User :   yes.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you wear spectacles?
User :   no..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is the headache on one side of the head or both?
User :   some time both side and some time one side... some time it's horrible ..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is there any asoociated vommiting or vommiting like symptom?
User :   no.. till now it's not...
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how long is it that you are working in the present post?
User :   4 yrs...
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   had you had these symptoms prior to the present one?
User :   yes...
Doctor :   when was that and for how many days?
Doctor :   what was the treatment taken?
User :   it was 10 months back and consulted a general physician ...
Doctor :   what was the treatment taken?
User :   can't remember but taken some paracetamole , brufen...
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   for how many days did you take the tablet?
User :   around 3-4 days..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   from the history hat you are presenting
Doctor :   it could most probably be tension headache
User :   ok..
Doctor :   for this you acn take paracetomol 500mg
User :   ok...
Doctor :   three times a day
Doctor :   effect of the analgesic is boosted if either caffeine (such as a cup of coffee) is taken
Doctor :   have i answered your query ?
User :   but is it enough and does it have any side effect..
Doctor :   if not taken excessively
Doctor :   they are safe
Doctor :   try avoiding these
User :   ok.. fine..
Doctor :   activities that induce muscle tension
Doctor :   please fill this and say when done
Doctor :   is there any thing else that i can help with?
User :   apart from tablet is there any other option...
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Various precipitating factors may cause tension headache
Doctor :   like
Doctor :   Stress
Doctor :   Sleep deprivation
Doctor :   Uncomfortable stressful position and/or bad posture
Doctor :   Irregular meal time
Doctor :   try avoiding these triggering factors
User :   ya .. you r right all above is associated with me..
Doctor :   ok
User :   thanks a lot sir...
Doctor :   how did you get to know about us?
Doctor :   i mean health care magic
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Doctor :   ok
User :   got med india in google search..
Doctor :   ok
User :   key words is doctor help india
Doctor :   ok
User :  
i will take tablet as of now and later will try to avoid ... all these thins...
User :   thanks thanks a lot sir...
Doctor :   ok
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