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Hip surgery in the past with metal plate, have intense pain in the area, no relief with medicines, heating pads. Pain relief measures?

i had hip surgery when i was a little girl and have a metal plate in my hip and it is causing me ALOT of pain tonight i have tried over the counter pain relevers and they do not help is it safe to try a heating pad or will it cause blood clots what can i do to ease the pain i have no insurance at the moment so i can not go to a doctor wich im sure this is normal for haveing metal in my hip it has always givin me problems.!!!
Asked On : Sat, 8 Sep 2012
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u may place south pole of magnet to paining place for half an hour twice a day regularly to reduce pain.
Answered: Sat, 8 Sep 2012
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