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feeling sore in my right side, soreness moves from the right

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feeling sore in my right side, soreness moves from the right hand side of my lower spine upto just under my right arm , been like this for about 6 weeks, also soreness comes and goes( or i just dont notice it as much)
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 3 years ago.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Hi there. Thank you for your question. I will be helping you out with your queries

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Do you have any other medical problems?

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Are you on any medications for anything?

Customer:

Have Asthma, Take Ventolin

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Since how long are you having this problem?

Dr. Shahzad MD :

I mean has it been more than 6 weeks or just six weeks only?

Customer:

No , Just about 6 Weeks

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Have you been seen for this as yet?

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Any tests done?

Customer:

None at all, and have not seen anyone

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Is the painful area tender to touch.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

?

Customer:

Just tried, and No

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Do movements increase the pain?

Customer:

Not that Ive Noticed, But i dont get the pain hardly atall when Im in Bed laid down,

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Ok

Dr. Shahzad MD :

and its only the right side, left side not involved?

Dr. Shahzad MD :

What is the intensity of pain from 1-10?

Customer:

Thats Right

Customer:

1-2 just Feels Sore,

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Have you done any physical activity in this period of time?

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Like gym or walking or running?

Customer:

No , just the Usual, Working at home and at Work, Where I sit in front of a PC all day

Dr. Shahzad MD :

I think that you should try using some anti-inflammatory medications like ibuprofen 400 mg three times daily for two weeks after meals and try your level best to improve your posture at work and give your back as much rest as you can.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

I would also like that you should take some calcium and vitamin D supplements as well.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

If your symptoms do not improve in a couple of weeks time then I would like that you should be seen by your doctor and investigated with routine blood work up and x rays of your back.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Are you with me?

Customer:

Yes , Thank you

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Any more questions?

Customer:

No Thank You , Its Just been a bit Worrying

Dr. Shahzad MD :

You are most welcome
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