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Second opinion] I pulled my back in work and it’s been

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second opinion] Hi doc , I pulled my back in work and it’s been getting better but I keep getting a little pain in my left leg at the front of my thigh

Hi...Welcome to Just Answer. I am Dr. Sumanth Amperayani and I am here to help you today. I have 15 years of experience in the field of Medicine at a tertiary care referral hospital. I will do my level best to alleviate your health concern. I am currently reviewing your question. I will be back in a moment to guide you further.

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Hello... I understand your concern.

I need some more information please.

1. May I know your age and gender please?

2. How long has this pain been there for?

3. Is it only pain or is there any tingling and numbness too?

4. Is the pain aggravated by movement?

5. Has it started after any unaccustomed work or heavy exercise or weight lifting?

6. Are you a hypertensive or diabetic?

Please get back to me with the above information so that I can guide you better.

Kind regards ***** ***** Sumanth Amperayani

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
I’m 26 year old male , about a week , it’s only pain not any tingling or numbness I don’t think , I think I pulled my back in work last week and I bent down to get something out of my car and my back just went , it’s been since that , I’m not diabetic or hypertensive

Thank you for getting back with the requested necessary information.

From your symptom analysis and correlating it with the history that I have gathered from you I feel that the possibilities here are -

1. Muscular spasm or a pull of the tendon in the region which is caused by the bending or abnormal posture.

My suggestion will be to take tablet Ibuprofen 400 MG three times a day after food or on as and when required basis for a couple of days till the pain subsides.

If you are not better with this even after a week or if the pain is getting aggravated or if your perceiving any redness or swelling or heat over the region then you will require medical attention please.

Your physician might prescribe muscle relaxant which will set things right.

2. Although extremely unlikely vertebral compression or disc protrusion related radiculopathy has to be evaluated, if you are not better even after a week and your physician might ask for MRI spine to confirm the diagnosis please.

Meanwhile -

1. Keep yourself well hydrated.

2. Do not strain or lift heavy weights.

3. Do not do any abnormal, unaccustomed exercises or postures.

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Customer: replied 14 days ago.
I will try that from today Thankyou , if I doesn’t get better and I have to see a doctor it won’t be anything life threatening will it ? As you know I suffer with health anxiety and it’s gets me worried

100% nothing life threatening. do not worry at all.

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I am happy that my interaction was helpful for you and put your mind at ease. In future you can opt me as your favorite medical expert so that you can ask me a question directly. I will be happy to help anytime.

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Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Thankyou so much for that doc

Get well soon and happy to help.

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Hi doc I just hd a notification from you on my email ?

Regarding what please.

I did not send anything today.

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
It said it follow up email from you , it’s no problem anyway , have a good day doc

Good day to you too.

Hope you are better now.