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5 1 21 hours ago
My hands have been shaking for the past couple of weeks. I have noticed that my legs and arms have been weak. Also had change in bowel habits that started about 6 months ago as well as lower back pain, painful urination, freezing cold testicles, fatigue, thick semen, headaches as well as fatigue.
6 1 6 days ago
Yes, why in the world do pharmacies give people like me a hard time about filling 15 mg. oxycodone prescriptions from the doctor. I do not abuse drugs, doctors or pharmacies and I am being told constantly that they are out or they haven t received their shipment and in general treated like I am...
7 1 Mon, 23 Mar 2020
My middle finger is red,swollen and painful. Could this be something other than gout? I had a similar problem with the middle finger on my left hand twice. I took meds, but only got relief after my internist lanced the finger and relieved the pressure. This hurts so much and I really want to know...
5 1 Tue, 17 Mar 2020
I have been taking metoprolol 25mg twice a day sense 2oo9 as a precaution , because a stent was placed in a artery that had less then 25% blockage, My bp has always been normal and still is. I have over the past years experienced back pain chest pain and recently having pain and weakness in my...
10 1 Tue, 17 Mar 2020
hello ive been having pain lower left abdomen next to my hip for a long time now, I am waiting to see gaenycologist + ultrasound but cant be seen until January 2015 due to the waiting lists. the pain is a constant dull ache but occasionally more severe. feel I need to lift my left leg to reduce...
5 1 Thu, 5 Mar 2020
I am too scared to ask my question I had uncomfortable pain in both my shoulders, neck, lower back, hips and pelic area. Both knees swelled up. I went to doctor and my thyroid is clean my vitamin D at 24. After increase in vitamin D and calcium for a few weeks, pain got worse. I went to another...
5 1 Thu, 5 Mar 2020
I have been having issues with body aches and pains as if a Mac tuck has run me over. Face and neck swelling (currently on the right side of face). Lymph nodes in neck are enlarged. Lymph nodes under arms and between legs hurt. Tingling and numbness in a variety place on my body, especially hands...
5 1 Thu, 5 Mar 2020
I was just wondering if I should be concerned if I had a upper respiratory infection for a few days as the symptoms subsided I am left with constant arm pain on both hands it has been three days now I have taken ibuprofen , Celebrex to subside pain (heat , ice )starts at the wrist up to both...
5 1 Thu, 27 Feb 2020
I am feeling a pain on left side , like a squeezing sensation, ever since I ate a big meAl , happened last night too after eating supper. I took tums and it went away but today it didn t go away , has been 6 hours, I have n t gone to bathroom ,which i usually do after eating, so am thinking it is...
5 1 Thu, 27 Feb 2020
Hi Dr.: My 52 year old daughter has been diagnosed with Mitchondrial disease and her neurologist recommended paint management but we are having difficulty being accepted in a pain clinic because of the length of her pain symptoms. What would you recommend here in St. Louis and thank you,
5 1 Wed, 26 Feb 2020
I ve recently had 2 loop excisions within 8 weeks of each other, the most recent was 5 weeks ago. The last week I have noticed my tummy feels quite hard and I feel very bloated but I also have an offed feeling in the lover part of my abdomen, more of a pulled muscle type of pain. Could I have an...
10 1 Wed, 26 Feb 2020
I am 56 years old. take meds for fibromyalgia, degenerative disc disease and anxiety. I was driving my car for a few hours. When I stood up, my legs were swollen, shins were hard to the touch and a thin line around my ankles cracked open. I stopped driving for the day and rested. The next day, my...
7 1 Tue, 25 Feb 2020
Hello, this started about a couple of months ago but was starting to die down, its came back with a vengence today. Basically it started with chest and rib pain and within a day had moved into my arm. I went to the walk in centre and was told it was probably muscular despite having my blood...
5 1 Tue, 25 Feb 2020
Hello Dr Grief My name is Lee Baker - a lady in her 60s - living in the Great Southern region of WA. Approximately 10 ten ago I began experiencing quite strong pains in my lower stomach area (just above the public line). Went to three doctors. One told me it was only scarring, the second said I...
5 1 Tue, 25 Feb 2020
Hello, I am searching for a reputable physician specializing in Chronic Pain Medicine. I have a healed brocken back from an injury when I was young, although now that I m sporting double nickels in age the arthritis is visiting quite frequently. I use a walker to walk my dog, as my L ankle was...
5 1 Tue, 25 Feb 2020
I AM 60, AN RN AND HAVE BEEN RELATIVELY HEALTHY. I WAS TOLD IN THE 90S I HAD FIBROMYALGIA BUT I HAVE NEVER RECEIVED TREATMENT OR MEDICATIONS FOR IT. RECENTLY I HAVE BEEN VERY TIRED AND MY WHOLE BODY HURTS ALL OVER. I AM ON THYROID MEDICATION, LISINOPRIL AND WELLBUTRIN AT THIS TIME. ANY...
11 1 Thu, 20 Feb 2020
I experience strange pain throughout my body. I feel pain in my chest. It goe Tells down my left arm my back and shoulder blades. My Jaw my throat and my neck. This is not heartburn or indigestion. I also feel pin in my abdomen. Tell me if I am loosing my mind.
6 1 Thu, 20 Feb 2020
When i first wake up i limp around on my left foot After a little bit i can walk normal with a small amount of pain. Being on my feet for 12 hrs it hurts quite a bit. if i am off my feet for any length of time i limp around when i first get up again.
5 1 Thu, 20 Feb 2020
Yesterday I thought I was having a side ache from sitting sideways at work. But today it hurts to breath and the pain is on my right side from my belly button. Taking a deep breath hurts. I took Tylenol about 15 minutes ago but so far nothing. What could this be?
5 1 Thu, 20 Feb 2020
Hi, my name is christine and i am a 48 year old (overweight) women. I have been experiencing a pain on my left side, it does NOT hurt when i breathe, cough or sneeze, it hurts when i move certain ways, but it almost feels like these is something in there. I really don t know how to describe it,...