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I am 43 yrs. Old, have lower back pain since last four yrs. But it is continuous since last 4-5 months & also felling stiff neck (sometimes pain in back of skull) & upper back (both side of back bone) sometimes. Usually takes paracetamol-ibuprofen (500 mg a day) to relieve pain. In last 2 -3 months, have taken around 30-40 tabs. Also I don't have very good lever, usually need to take ranitidine. Pls help.

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I am 43 yrs. Old, have lower back pain since last four yr...
Dear, hello 4 yrs. Is too long a period to suffer from backache. You should be properly assessed and investigated. Get an x-ray of ls spine ap and lateral views and get hla b27 done in a good lab. And revert back with the reports. Mean while sleep on a firm mattress and use commode. Do hot fomentation and apply a local gel/balm and wear a ls belt. Pain killers only kill your pain on temporary basis. Take care.
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I am 43 yrs. Old, have lower back pain since last four yr...
Back pain is a very comon problem in our daily routine life. Its an occuptional problem. Back pain problm dovelops in series but it occur suddnly due to our lyf styl. You said dt you hv problm since lst 4yr bt it continues frm 5 mnths. As I told dt. The structure of our spine is very complicated. There is no support in our lower back area. Dre iz olwys a curve either sitting, standing, or even lying. So dre izz no support. So muscules of dis area iz very weak due to its musculature or dre izz no support. Or our lyf style. The lower spine resist almost 50% weight of our body. When we doing any kind of movmnt where lower spine bend. It means the gravitational force work wid 50% body weight. So dre izz olredy muscles r weak nd they are furthr weak due to forewrad movmnt of lower spine. So the main thingh iss dt. Avoid oll d forewrd movmnt of spine as much you can. Avoid low floor sitting. Avoid stairs climbing. Nd avoid any prolong posture. Sitting, standing. Walking. Sit olwys wid lower back supoort -coushion or back rest at home or at your wrk palace. Moist heet fomantation apply atlest 20 min 2 times a day. When pain izz subsides about 60% than you can start muscles strengthning exercises or stretching can b don. Last not d lest --increase your water intake atlest 4 ltr a day. Thnxx.
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