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I am 61 yrs female On levothroxine o75mg and lisinpril 10mg.

Patient: I am 61 yrs female. On levothroxine .o75mg and lisinpril 10mg. I have had back pain between my shoulder blades …it lasts sometimes anhour sometimes up to 3 or 4 hours. Is this something i nerd to seek medical advice? Its happened 4 times in the last month.

 

 

Doctor: Hello, & Welcome to ATDYou have hypertension, visit you local doctor for the same on a regular basis.No need to worr y about pain in lower back? Pain can be attributed toDisuse related OsteoporosisCalcium/ Vit D deficiency,Bad sitting posture.Following treatment will help you in your back ache.Medication as prescribed by the doctor.Regular spine exercises.Calcium and Vit D supplements.Postural habit changes.If there is no improvement with conservative therapy, then radiological investigation along with other treatment modalities will be tried.Feel free to discuss further.Regards

 

 

Comments / Follow Ups

Patient: I also had lots of burping… does this also seem like a symptom of. Hypertension?

Doctor: No, they are unrelated and even medication won’t cause this side effect.

 


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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