Pain Management Questions & Answers

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13 1 Sat, 2 Jan 2021
Tired of being a guinea pig; have shingles in my head, fibromyalgia, osteoarthritis and probably borderline personality disorder with mood disorders. I was on Xanax for 25 years and it was taken away due to lack of insurance. My mother was on Librium and Valium and her mother was briefly...
5 1 Wed, 30 Dec 2020
There is a lot of pain on my butt crack near my tailbone I cant sit, bend over or even walk without it hurting so bad ... I cant touch or put pressure on the area it feels swollen a little and really irritated...what is it? should I go to the emergency room?
5 1 Wed, 30 Dec 2020
Hi. I am 55 and female. 10 weeks ago I tripped and fell across a work top in the kitchen. It was believed I had broken ribs. The pain was immense and although I am back at work, I am still experiencing discomfort, especially at night, lying down and on sneezing etc. Is this normal?
6 1 Thu, 24 Dec 2020
my mother is 61 and she is diabetic and having hypertension. Both are normal with medication. Presently she is suffering with severe leg pains and it is more panic in the nights. Hb was low and now its 11, still there is no change and without pain killers she is not being to manage for a day...
5 1 Thu, 24 Dec 2020
I have a pain in the center of my chest, mostly to the left but sometimes to the right, especially when I lie down. I went to emergency room and had stress test and ekg and they were negative, nothing wrong in heart or lungs, but it is still persistent. Not bad enough to take a pain pill all the...
5 1 Thu, 24 Dec 2020
I am taking carafate 1gm 1t;po;bid and pepcid 20mg same dosing instructions. I stopped taking phenergan i am so tired and weak also moody insomnia with severe body pain. An hour after i take carafate im out for 3 hours then up in pain. Is this normal?
5 1 Thu, 24 Dec 2020
I have been feeling pain through out my whole body since I was fourteen now I m eighteen and still feeling the pain. It started with headaches then pain in my shoulders then moved to my back and neck; then proceeded to my knees and feet. Now when people just touch me it hurts like say someone...
7 1 Tue, 22 Dec 2020
OK! I am a 74 year old person who has had 2 invasive back surgeries. They put a titanium cage, with rods and screws in August of 2005, then again a surgery to fix a part on the right side. This was in August, 2007. I have had this chronic pain for 10 years, and everything tried, such as...
5 1 Mon, 14 Dec 2020
I havde a severe pain on my right side going round to m y back.Difficulty in getting up from a chair, I have to hold my stomach to ease the pain.GP thinks it is stomach cramp, but I think it is not as it is constantly painful - more internal than external
5 1 Mon, 14 Dec 2020
I began hurting in my lower back and right side like in waistline. I am going to bathroom very often with little out put. Every time I lie down I have to get back up. My stomach also feels pressure. I am drinking water. I have an appt. with my MD tomorrow but in pain do I need to go to ER I am a...
11 1 Thu, 10 Dec 2020
hello. My husband had a spinal tap done on Thursday afternoon. The first dr. couldn t get into the space to draw spinal fluid out so after his 3rd try with no success he had to have a second dr. come in and do the spinal tap. They had him lay flat after the procedure for 25 minutes then let us go...
9 1 Mon, 30 Nov 2020
I was walking at the mall and had stopped when I felt a pop in my left hip. I felt pain in the hip area for a time. I did not walk for several days. My hip was sore for a couple of days. I resumed walking after about 4-5 days. About that time I noticed a large dark bruise running from my lower...
6 1 Tue, 17 Nov 2020
my daughter had severe leg and arm cramps. Couldn t move, they were turning in different directions, heart was beating hard, and couldn t talk. went to the e r they said it was lack of oxygen, I still don t know what caused this. potassium was low also
5 1 Sun, 25 Oct 2020
hi my Mom, is constantly with RA pain in her thighs& her feet especially her legs they are stiff and constantly swelling with broke veins she has it in her arms hands shoulders as well is there some kind of pain relief cream or something tht we can do to release the inflammation? or the stiffness...
5 1 Thu, 22 Oct 2020
I play volleyball. last season I hurt my wrist pretty bad. when I went to the doctor he told me he thought it could be my growth plate. He put a cast on. took it off and now I just started playing again this season and the pain is back. It only hurts when I twist it like opening a door. What...
7 1 Thu, 22 Oct 2020
Hi, I woke up two days ago with my shoulder hurting. As far as I know I had done nothing to it. Later that morning the room would spin when I put my head down or leaned my head back. My neck does not feel great; I have had problems with my neck in the past. Could my neck have caused both problems...
6 1 Thu, 22 Oct 2020
I have been having severe neck pain every since last Wednesday mostly on the left side of neck. on Wednesday it started with a headache then ached like inside of my head. now I continuously having neck pains on both sides of neck On blood pressure med and was cut down a month ago because it was...
5 1 Thu, 22 Oct 2020
I am trying to find a specialist that can treat my 28 year old granddaughter who suffers from severe chronic pain secondary to multiple injuries from a car accident in 2007. She has had more than a dozen surgeries on her ankles and is now beginning to suffer additional problems because of her...
10 1 Mon, 12 Oct 2020
Okay, so yesterday I woke up and felt as if I was beaten in my sleep. It was so painful but I didn t think much of it, however it makes me drowsy and fatigued. The pain is located in my ribs and wraps around my back, occasionally it will go up to my chest. It makes it very difficult for me to...
5 1 Mon, 12 Oct 2020
Hi, I broke a couple of ribs about 1 1/2 - 2 weeks ago and they have become more and more painfull. My doctor has given me 3 pain pills but it has not helped at all what he gave me were acetamenophine/ oxycodone, what can I do to help with the pain. Should I try another Dr. to get some more pai...