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Sahyadri Hospital -  Hadapsar, Pune

Sahyadri Hospital - Hadapsar

  4.6  (2349 ratings)

Pain Management Specialist Clinic

G & G Towers, S.No.153/A, Hissa No.124 / 21, Magarpatta, Pune-Solapur Road, Mundhwa Rd, Hadapsar, Near Bashree Restaurant Pune
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Sahyadri Hospital - Hadapsar   4.6  (2349 ratings) Pain Management Specialist Clinic G & G Towers, S.No.153/A, Hissa No.124 / 21, Magarpatta, Pune-Solapur Road, Mundhwa Rd, Hadapsar, Near Bashree Restaurant Pune
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Sahyadri Hospital - Hadapsar is known for housing experienced Pain Management Specialists. Dr. Poonam Patel Vasani, a well-reputed Pain Management Specialist, practices in Pune. Visit this medical health centre for Pain Management Specialists recommended by 46 patients.

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Slipped Disc - 4 Ways to Treat it!

MBBS, MD - Anaesthesiology, FIPM
Pain Management Specialist, Pune
Slipped Disc - 4 Ways to Treat it!

Are you prone to Slipped disc problem? + the ideal way to treat it. 

A slipped disc, also known as a prolapsed disc or herniated disc, is the term given to the phenomenon that occurs when a cartilaginous disc found between the vertebrae in the spine becomes slightly displaced or protrudes, thereby pressing on the nerves in the adjacent areas and causing back pain. 

This happens when the soft inner part of the disc, known as nucleus pulposus, bulges out through a weakness in the exterior part of the disc. A prolapsed disc usually occurs in the lower region of the spine and can be of varying sizes. There might even be the development of inflammation around the disc in some cases. 

Who is likely to get affected? 
Most cases of herniated disc occur in patients between the ages of 30 and 50. The number of men affected is twice as many as the number of women. Although the root cause of this problem is not yet known, there are a number of factors that may trigger it. These factors include working at a job that requires a lot of lifting, an occupation that involves remaining in a seated position for a long time, weight-bearing sports, obesity, smoking habits and increasing age.

Effective ways of treating the problem 
The different methods that are commonly used to treat the problem are: 

  1. Medications - There are many different kinds of medicines that are effective in providing relief. These include painkillers, muscles relaxants, anti-inflammatory pills, etc. 
  2. Spinal (Epidural) injections - A number of spinal injections are used to treat slipped discs. The injection is done in operation theatre under X-Ray imaging to find exact level of disc bulge. The injection consists of drug mixture of local anaesthetic and steroid. The injection is done at the opening where the inflamed nerve roots are found and reduces pain, swelling and irritation in the area. 
  3. Radiofrequency ablation - This procedure makes use of an electrical current produced by radio waves to reduced pain and sensitivity in the affected area. 
  4. Ozone discectomy - As opposed to the surgical removal of the prolapsed disc, this new process makes use of an ozone-oxygen mixture that is injected into the spine to treat the problem. Many international studies have proved its superiority to traditional methods and surgeries. 

Those affected by this problem are advised to keep exercising and continuing with their everyday activities as best as possible. After any of the above treatment methods a regular spine and core strengthening regime is to be followed. Immediate surgical intervention may be needed in acute cases of disc prolapse causing nerve compression with neurological deficits like leg weakness or loss of control over urine and stools.

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I am 35 year old female oftenly suffering from headache, I am using Paracetamol tablets but no result, kindly suggest me.

MBBS, MD - Anaesthesiology, FIPM
Pain Management Specialist, Pune
I am 35 year old female oftenly suffering from headache, I am using Paracetamol tablets but no result, kindly suggest...
Headache can be due to many reasons. Common causes being simple tension headache, headache due to refractive error (visual problems), sinusitis (sinus infections), migraine. Get your vision checked first. If you have sinusitis and headache you will have cough, nasal discharge or fever. Consult an ENT specialist in such cases. In simple tension headaches there is tight band like constriction at forehead. It will be relieved by simple analgesics and rest. Migraine headache is characterised by nausea, vomiting, intolerance to light and sound, throbbing headache. For migraine you need to take preventive medicines and make lifestyle changes. Details of your headache pattern are needed to reach a diagnosis. Follow these lifestyle changes to avoid headache 1. Maintain regular sleep wake cycle, even on holiday's. 2. Don't skip meals. Take regular healthy diet with adequate fluids 3. Do not consume excess caffeine / carbohydrates / alcohol or smoke. 4. Exercise daily (aerobics and cardiovascular) 5. Identify your headache trigger and try to avoid it.
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My brother aged about 25 years met an accident while he was riding on a bicycle. Moped bike hit him, on the spot he fell down, lost his consciousness and vomited, fresh blood continuously bleeding from the right ear for past 3 days, immediately he was admitted in reputed SVIMS hospital in India and the doctors did CT scan and they haven't come to the conclusion what to do, i.e either operation to be done or not, and the doctors were giving steroids and NS frequently, whenever he comes out form drouzy he shouting with pain, and MRI also done today and waiting for reports hence, I request you that, pls let us know that what might be his head condition? And what is the best prevention.

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Pain Management Specialist, Pune
Your brother must have suffered from fracture of skull bones with brain injury/ haematoma or haemorrhage. You haven't mentioned whether he is in ICU/ ventilator or on support systems. Mostly such situations are life threatening. You can't do much in such situation except let doctors do their best. Make sure he is under care of Neurosurgeons and Intensivist (doctors specialised in ICU care). CT scan reports are important for diagnosis and treatment. All the best. Hope he recovers well.
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Hello Doctor, I experience frequent headache with eye pain. Most of the times I feel my head and eyes heavy especially when I wake up.

MBBS, MD - Anaesthesiology, FIPM
Pain Management Specialist, Pune
Hello Doctor, I experience frequent headache with eye pain. Most of the times I feel my head and eyes heavy especiall...
You might be suffering from Cluster Headache or Paroxysmal Hemicrania. For accurate diagnosis details of your headache pattern is needed. Characteristics of Cluster headache are: 1. Severe unilateral headache around the eyes. 2. Headache lasts for 15 to 180 minutes. 3. There is Redness or watering of eyes/ nose, Eyelid swelling, Severe restlessness or agitation. 4 Headache can occur once every alternate day to 8 per day. This is just a brief outline. In such headache conventional painkillers are not generally effective and specific medicines are to be taken to prevent headache. Most patients get relief by taking oxygen inhalation. You should consult a Pain physician for further evaluation and management as treatment methods like Sphenopalatine block can give you good relief.
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I am 32 year's female from last 25 days I am suffering from heel pain Local doctor advice me test uric acid I test but report is normal Please advise me what I do My heel pain.

MBBS, MD - Anaesthesiology, FIPM
Pain Management Specialist, Pune
I am 32 year's female from last 25 days I am suffering from heel pain Local doctor advice me test uric acid I test bu...
Details of your heel pain pattern are needed to reach a diagnosis. Most common cause of heel pain is Plantar fascitis. The treatment mostly is conservative and lifestyle modifications to achieve maximum functionality with minimum pain. Follow these lifestyle changes religiously to get benefit. 1. Reduce body weight as obesity will aggravate the stress on heel. 2. Avoid exercises like running / walking on hard surfaces. Stop such activities when you start developing pain. 3. Roll your feet on bottle of cold water for 20 mins 4 times a day or can apply ice pack. 4. Use shoes with silicone sole inserts. 5. Do calf muscle and heel stretches daily. 6. Avoid prolonged standing or sitting. 7. Use night splint to keep foot flexed at night. Stop using it once pain is relieved. 8. Use analgesics like Ibuprofen for decreasing pain and inflammation. In severe cases, therapy like PRP injection can give good results. Consult a pain specialist for such treatment options. With proper lifestyle changes as above 90 % patients have relief and functionality. Only 10% patients would require surgical intervention like plantar fascia release or gastrocnemius recession.
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Sciatica Pain - How To Treat It?

MBBS, MD - Anaesthesiology, FIPM
Pain Management Specialist, Pune
Sciatica Pain - How To Treat It?

Ever faced a nagging low back ache that just won't quit? You could be dealing with sciatica. Sciatica or sciatic nerve pain is not a diagnosis in itself, but is a symptom of a deeper problem. Conditions that trigger sciatica include degenerative discs, spinal stenosis, a herniated disc in the lumbar region or spondylolisthesis. Whether your sciatica pain is persistent or sporadic, it can make routine tasks difficult to perform. The good news is that there are a number of remedies to ease this pain and improve the health of your spine:

  1. Hot and cold therapy: Sciatic pain that extends down to the thighs can be relieved by alternating between a heat pack and an ice pack. Each pack can be applied for about 20 minutes at a stretch every two hours. However, this does not treat the sciatic nerve itself.
  2. Pain medications and steroid injections: Over the counter pain medication like ibuprofen or muscle relaxants can help alleviate pain and reduce inflammation. In chronic cases, epidural steroid injections may also be prescribed to address the inflammation and pain. Pain relief provided by medication and steroid injections can last for a few days or a few months depending on the person.
  3. Yoga: Sciatica patients looking for long term relief often turn towards alternative forms of treatment like yoga. Yoga helps strengthen muscles, increases flexibility and improves posture. This is more beneficial towards preventing sciatica problems from arising than treating ongoing sciatic pain. When practicing yoga with a sciatica problem, it is very important to understand your body's limitations and not over extend your back muscles.
  4. Massage: A massage that treats sciatic pain is very different from the usual massage you may get at a spa. A massage to relieve sciatic pain involves putting pressure on the inflamed part of the back and the piriformis muscle. This is the muscle that sits over the sciatic nerve and triggers sciatic pain. In most cases, 3 to 4 massage sessions at intervals of 7 to 10 days can have effective results on sciatic pain.
  5. Physical therapy: Sciatica patients often find the slightest movement extremely painful. While lying in a bad is tempting, it can actually worsen the pain. Exercise increases blood flow to the spine and helps flush out toxins. Going for a walk, light aerobics or swimming are ideal ways for a sciatica patient to exercise.
  6. Chiropractic manipulation: This involves realigning the spinal column and is an effective way of treating underlying conditions that trigger sciatic pain. These spinal adjustments should only be performed by licensed chiropractors or osteopathic physicians. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a pain management specialist.
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Types And Treatment of Arthritis

MBBS, MD - Anaesthesiology, FIPM
Pain Management Specialist, Pune
Types And Treatment of Arthritis

What are the Different Kinds of Arthritis and How to Treat Them? 

Arthritis is a very common medical condition that affects a lot of adults as they age. It occurs due to inflammation of the joints, which can be caused by a number of factors such as aging, injury or infection. There are over a hundred different kinds of arthritis that cause various sorts of problems to those affected. However, this condition can be broadly classified into two major types, which include the following: 

  1. Osteoarthritis- Also known as degenerative joint disease, osteoarthritis is the most common kind of chronic condition to affect the joints. This occurs when the cartilage that surrounds the joint wears away and allows the ends of bones to rub against each other causing immense pain and is often accompanied by inflammation and swelling. The primary cause of osteoarthritis is aging, obesity and occurs mainly due to pressure on the joints. 
  2. Rheumatoid Arthritis- This is the most common type of arthritis that occurs due to joint inflammation. It is an autoimmune condition, which means that it is caused by a dysfunction of the immune system that leads to inflammation of the joints. Chronic inflammation causes joint deformities and even the development of rheumatoid nodules on the skin around the joint. Two-thirds of patients affected by rheumatoid arthritis are women. 

Depending on the nature of the condition and the age and medical history of the patient, diagnosis and treatment of arthritis varies. Although there is no permanent cure for arthritis, especially the type caused by aging, a number of remedies exist that provide relief from pain.

Some of the common methods of treatment for arthritis are: 

  1. Medication- Some medicines provide relief from the pain of arthritis if it is not too severe. These include painkillers, anti-inflammatory pills, sprays, and ointments, etc. In case of high-intensity pain, codeine is often prescribed.
  2. Stem Cell Therapy or PRP Therapy- This method involves drawing platelets from the patient's own blood and injecting it into the inflamed parts of the joint in order to repair damaged muscles and alleviate pain. This treatment stimulates natural healing process of body and is free from side effects.
  3. Injections- A number of anti-inflammatory substances and lubricants can be injected into the affected joints to decrease pain. Ozone gas injections or hyaluronic acid injections are an example of this. 
  4. Intramuscular Stimulation- Targeted treatment of tender points in muscle help to relieve muscle spasm associated with arthritis and also improves joint mobility and decreases pain. 
  5. Surgery- In extreme cases, surgical procedures are resorted to for treating arthritis. However, successful surgery cannot always be guaranteed and it comes with its own set of risks. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a rheumatologist and ask a free question.
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I have pain under the feet specially under the heel and can't properly walk due to pain. It swells sometimes. I take painkillers and hot water therapy but it comes back again. please help. I have checked my uric acid. It is under 5.

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Pain Management Specialist, Pune
I have pain under the feet specially under the heel and can't properly walk due to pain. It swells sometimes. I take ...
Heel pain is most likely due to plantar fascitis.The treatment mostly is conservative and lifestyle modifications to achieve maximum functionality with minimum pain. Follow these lifestyle changes religiously to get benefit. 1. Reduce body weight as obesity will aggravate the stress on heel. 2. Avoid exercises like running / walking on hard surfaces. Stop such activities when you start developing pain. 3. Roll your feet on bottle of cold water for 20 mins 4 times a day or can apply ice pack. 4. Use shoes with silicone sole inserts. 5. Do calf muscle and heel stretches daily. 6. Avoid prolonged standing or sitting. 7. Use night splint to keep foot flexed at night. Stop using it once pain is relieved. 8. Use analgesics like Ibuprofen for decreasing pain and inflammation. With proper lifestyle changes as above 90 % patients have relief and functionality. Only 10% patients would require surgical intervention like plantar fascia release or gastrocnemius recession. For further queries consult again.
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Actually I feel stress and pain on one Side of my jaws while chewing. I have some cavities also. Nd due to this stress I feel headache also. What should I do?

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Pain Management Specialist, Pune
Actually I feel stress and pain on one Side of my jaws while chewing. I have some cavities also. Nd due to this stres...
Your problem could be due to dental cavities per se or due to temporo- mandibular arthritis. Get a dental consultation first to find extent of cavities and whether they are causing pain. Temporo mandibular arthritis is arthritis of joint forming the jaw. This condition can cause severe facial pain aggravated with jaw movement like speaking or eating. This condition requires consultation with a pain specialist as it an be treated by a procedure in which drug is injected in the affected joint under X Ray guidance.
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I am a student and have headache problem in last 6 month. Please give me best solution.

MBBS, MD - Anaesthesiology, FIPM
Pain Management Specialist, Pune
I am a student and have headache problem in last 6 month. Please give me best solution.
Headache at young age can be due to 1. Tension headache: Pain is band like constriction at forehead. Simple analgesics like paracetamol will help. 2. Migraine: episodes of severe headache, generally one sided and associated with nausea or vomiting, photophobia / phonophobia. Migraine treatment requires lifestyle modifications and painkillers. 3. Headache can be due to refractive error (vision defect ). Simple vision check and wearing spectacles accordingly can help. 4. Sinusitis: Headache with nasal discharge, fever and throat pain. Consult an ENT specialist in such cases. Other causes of headache can be cluster headache, tumour, meningitis, cervical spine diseases, and many more. For relief you can take simple analgesics like paracetamol. Consult a doctor if headache worsens or persists or develop neurological problems like seizures, loss of consciousness or weakness of hands or legs.
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My husband hás fever with splitting headache doc said it will go in3 days can I give him disprin.

MBBS, MD - Anaesthesiology, FIPM
Pain Management Specialist, Pune
My husband hás fever with splitting headache doc said it will go in3 days can I give him disprin.
Fever with headache can be due to viral infections like dengue which can cause decrease in platelet count. Disprin also has effect on platelet and increases bleeding tendency. Till diagnosis of fever is confirmed, you can safely give paracetamol (crocin) 650 mg 4 times a day for relief of fever.
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Knee Osteoarthritis and PRP therapy

MBBS, MD - Anaesthesiology, FIPM
Pain Management Specialist, Pune
Knee Osteoarthritis and PRP therapy

Knee osteoarthritis is a common condition affecting the knee joints. This condition results from age related degeneration of joint cartilage and synovial fluid. This results in excessive stiffness, swelling, pain and decreased mobility due to loss of lubricant functions of joint cartilage.

Treatment for Knee Osteoarthritis:

Treatment for knee osteoarthritis consists of anti inflammatory drugs, lifestyle modifications and knee exercises. In advanced stages where pain is severe or conservative therapy fails, replacement of knee joint is required. In many cases, knee replacement is not feasible or desired due to various reasons. For such cases, other treatment option is available in form of Platelet rich Plasma (PRP) injection in knee joint.

How is PRP therapy done?

The procedure involves drawing a sample of blood from the patient and then placing it in a Centrifuge machine which extracts the Platelet rich plasma (PRP) constituent from blood.The sample constitutes of platelets (blood cells) which consist of numerous healing and inflammatory chemicals. This PRP sample is injected in the knee joint under sterile precautions. This decreases inflammation, and promotes healing.

Benefits of PRP therapy:

  1. The body’s first response to soft tissue injury is to deliver platelets. Platelets carry cells, proteins, and other growth / healing factors that initiate repair and recruit stem cells. PRP therapy’s natural healing process intensifies the body’s efforts by delivering a higher concentration of platelets within the damaged joint. Research has shown PRP therapy to be very effective at relieving pain and returning patients to their normal activities. Both Ultrasound and MRI images have shown definitive tissue repair after PRP therapy, confirming the healing process.

  2. The need for knee replacement can also be greatly reduced by promoting repair of cartilage before joint damage becomes extensive. In fact PRP therapy works best when done in early stages of Knee Osteoarthritis.

  3. Relieves pain without the risks of surgery or general anesthesia.

  4. No hospital stay is required. The procedure is performed safely and takes approximately two hour including preparation and recovery time. In fact, most people return to their jobs or usual activities right after the procedure.

  5. Most patients require 2 to 3 sessions of knee PRP therapy.

Side effects of PRP Therapy:

The procedure is free of side effects when done by experienced pain specialists. Since the therapy involves injecting patient's own blood derivative, it is a safe procedure. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.

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I am suffering last one month headache and at the time pain I take medicine but I have not feel relief so please you should suggest proper medicine of my disease.

MBBS, MD - Anaesthesiology, FIPM
Pain Management Specialist, Pune
I am suffering last one month headache and at the time pain I take medicine but I have not feel relief so please you ...
Headache can be due to many reasons. Common causes being simple tension headache, headache due to refractive error (visual problems), sinusitis (sinus infections), migraine. Get your vision checked first. If you have sinusitis and headache you will have cough, nasal discharge or fever. Consult an ENT specialist in such cases. In simple tension headaches there is tight band like constriction at forehead. It will be relieved by simple analgesics and rest. Migraine headache is characterised by nausea, vomiting, intolerance to light and sound, throbbing headache. For migraine you need to take preventive medicines and make lifestyle changes. For relief from headache you can take over the counter available analgesics like paracetamol or Ibuprofen. If problem persists you should consult a doctor for diagnosis and treatment. Follow these lifestyle changes to avoid headache 1. Maintain regular sleep wake cycle, even on holiday's. 2. Don't skip meals. Take regular healthy diet with adequate fluids 3. Do not consume excess caffeine / carbohydrates / alcohol or smoke. 4. Exercise daily (aerobics and cardiovascular) 5. Identify your headache trigger and try to avoid it.
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I have exams And I am having head ache too So what can I do rather than taking pain killer to get rid of this.

MBBS, MD - Anaesthesiology, FIPM
Pain Management Specialist, Pune
I have exams And I am having head ache too
So what can I do rather than taking pain killer to get rid of this.
Headache during exam preparation can be due to: 1. Vision problems: Consult an ophthalmologist and wear spectacles after vision check if needed. 2. Improper posture during studies. Follow these tips to avoid headache during studies i) Sit on table chair with straight back. Book should be at comfortable reading distance. Keep table in well lit area and light should fall from front on the book. Ii) In between studies take breaks and splash eyes with water and focus on distant objects. Iii). Take simple analgesics like paracetamol for relief. Iv) Follow fix sleep wake cycle. V) Do not take caffeine or tea in excess. Avoid smoking or alcohol. Vi) Exercise daily. This is just a brief outline. If problem persists, you need to be evaluated in detail.
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Hello friends. I am 27 male. I have been gyming since 3 years .after gyming first 6 month I realize some pain in my shoulder. I immediately left working out and went to a doctor who advised me some exercises. It was not helpful so I went to a physiotherapist and had treatment which helps and my pain was gone. Again I started gyming and after 3 months again shoulder pain was there. This time I went to a orthopedic and he also advised me some exercises but it was waste of time. I also did ct scan and MRI but results are normal and doctors are telling to do physiotherapy and exercise .i need some real help guyz. I know you all are experienced. I can not go to gym and it kills me. Plzz help.

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Pain Management Specialist, Pune
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I am 27 male. I have been gyming since 3 years .after gyming first 6 month I realize some pain in my s...
In conditions like yours where shoulder pain is not responding to physiotherapy, you should consult a pain specialist. You need to undergo ultrasonography of shoulder and intervention can be planned accordingly. In your case an injection known as Suprascapular nerve block will relieve the pain. This injection is given with help of ultrasound or X ray guidance in operation theatre to block pain transmission from shoulder joint. After pain relief you will be able to undergo effective exercise therapy. For further queries, consult.
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Hello, Dr. I am a 21 year old male. I have back pain from 7-8 months in my back bone. I have done a x-ray and the Dr. said it is normal. And the pain didn't reduce its coming back after 2 or 3 days again. I have tried to jogging and swimming but still no effects. I have try ashwagandha power if I continue eating that then pain will be less if I stop it the pain is back. From past 2 days the pain is very much. I am unable to pick a coin from the floor because I can't bend down. It is effecting my lifestyle very much. Kindly suggest what to do and what specialist Dr. should I visit.

MBBS, MD - Anaesthesiology, FIPM
Pain Management Specialist, Pune
Hello, Dr. I am a 21 year old male. I have back pain from 7-8 months in my back bone. I have done a x-ray and the Dr....
Backache in young age is commonly due to 1. Muscle strain resulting from improper posture. 2. Intervertebral disc bulge or prolapse. X ray cannot diagnose soft tissue or muscle causes of back pain. MRI of lumbo sacral spine is needed for diagnosis. Follow these to get relief. 1. Take anti inflammatory drugs like Diclofenac or Etoricoxub with muscle relaxant combination round the clock for 7 days 2.Take rest for 3 days but avoid total bed rest. 4. Do back strengthening and stretching exercises daily once pain is relieved. 7.Apply analgesic cream over back followed by warm fomentation. 6. Keep pillow behind your knees at bedtime. While sleeping on sides keep pillow between knees. 7. Do not bend and lift weights. To lift anything from floor bend your knees and pick up. 8. If back pain is accompanied with radiating leg pain or tingling, numbness or weakness, consult immediately. Many cases of back pain do not repond to conservative treatment and require intervention like sacro iliac joint injection or epidural steroid injections to relieve pain. Treatment decision can be done only after detailed evaluation. Consult an interventional pain specialist in your city. For further queries consult again.
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My wife Nandita is in 7+ weeks of Pregnancy. Since last 10 days she is having continuous headache and heaviness of head. Her eye sight is fine. But continuous headache and heaviness of head added by regular vomiting which also started just 10 days ago is a problem. Please guide. Her last period was on 30.09.2016. She rarely has pain slight in stomach and is also experiencing severe fatigue and is only sleeping and staying at home since last 5-6 days.

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Pain Management Specialist, Pune
My wife Nandita is in 7+ weeks of Pregnancy. Since last 10 days she is having continuous headache and heaviness of he...
Pregnancy with headache and vomiting needs consultation with your gynecologist. It can be due to 1. High BP 2. Dengue or viral infection. 3. Some pathology in brain. At such early pregnancy most medication are to be avoided as they can harm the foetus. You should undergo detailed evaluation and treatment accordingly. Do not self diagnose and treat during pregnancy.
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I have a migraine problem so please let me know what is the solution. I will get half headache once in week.

MBBS, MD - Anaesthesiology, FIPM
Pain Management Specialist, Pune
Migraine headache is characterised by unilateral pulsating headache associated with nause/vomiting and photophobia / phonophobia. There are triggers for migraine like sun exposure, certain foods or smell, lack of sleep, excess caffeine etc. The triggers are variable for different patients. Migraine attacks can be managed by simple painkillers like paracetamol but in resistant cases drugs like Sumatriptan may be needed. For frequent episodes of migraine preventive medications are to be taken by prescription. There are various medicines available for this and if control is not achieved with one medicine another drug is to be added. You may not need preventive medicines as you have headache only once a week. Follow these lifestyle changes to avoid migraine headache 1. Maintain regular sleep wake cycle, even on holiday's. 2. Don't skip meals. Take regular healthy diet with adequate fluids 3. Do not consume excess caffeine / carbohydrates / alcohol or smoke. 4. Exercise daily (aerobics and cardiovascular) 5. Identify your headache trigger and try to avoid it. 6. Do pranayam daily. 7. Acupuncture treatment has shown some benefits in migraine. You can consult a pain specialist for therapies like dry needling or botulinum injections for your problem. Consult again for further queries.
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Hi I am ashish I have a query that my daughter is suffering from Headache from last one month. She is only 12 year old. When she come from school a portion of her face get swelling between eight sight and the ea. Can you please suggest me reason is this any serious problem.

MBBS, MD - Anaesthesiology, FIPM
Pain Management Specialist, Pune
Hi I am ashish I have a query that my daughter is suffering from Headache from last one month. She is only 12 year ol...
Headache at such young age can be due to visual problems or some pathology in brain. Consult an ophthalmologist first and get her vision checked. If needed she will have to undergo MRI scan of brain. Consult again if needed for further queries.
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I usually get headache during study. I need a effective suggestion to remove this problem completely.

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I usually get headache during study. I need a effective suggestion to remove this problem completely.
Headache during study can be due to: 1. Vision problems: Consult an ophthalmologist and wear spectacles after vision check if needed. 2. Improper posture during studies. Follow these tips to avoid headache during studies i) Sit on table chair with straight back. Book should be at comfortable reading distance. Keep table in well lit area and light should fall from front on the book. Ii) In between studies take breaks and splash eyes with water and focus on distant objects. Iii). Take simple analgesics like paracetamol for relief. Iv) Follow fix sleep wake cycle. V) Do not take caffeine or tea in excess. Avoid smoking or alcohol. Vi) Exercise daily. This is just a brief outline. If problem persists, you need to be evaluated in detail.
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