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Suffering from Bone TB in back side, heavy pain. What precautions should be taken?

hello HCM!! I am Danish My father is currently suffering from Bone TB in back side. TB treatment has been started but intensity of pain is very high. He is on complete bed rest but still he is having irresistible pain on beck and lover portion then ribs both sides. please suggest appropriate position and precautions for my father as soon as possible.
Asked On : Sun, 3 Mar 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Feb 2014
Hello Danish,
Thanks for writing to us
For TB spine your father have to take complete bed rest. He can turn to sides. Sitting and standing and walking is not allowed initially as this may lead to neurological signs to develop. He can take tramadol preparation(ultracet) under supervision of doctor for pain control.
I do hope that you have found something helpful and I will be glad to answer any further query.
Answered: Wed, 28 Aug 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement Dr. K. Naga Ravi Prasad's  Response
Jul 2013
Hi, thanks for writing to HCM.

Tuberculosis of spine is a destructive disease which may lead to neurological deficits if not treated properly.

Adequate rest is necessary. The involved area of the spine is to be supported with a spinal brace so as to avoid any movement at the diseased area of spine preventing collapse. This immobility also reduces pain secondarily.

If the pain is intense, Narcotic medications are indicated. Consult your treating doctor and discuss the issues.

Hope this information is helpful. Good day
Answered: Wed, 28 Aug 2013
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