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2 1 Thu, 29 Nov 2018
Dull ache on my lower right side. Felt mostly when sitting (ache felt all the way to right testicle). Also have hard painless lump around same area (lower right side not testicle) which has been present and hasn t changed in the past 3 years or so. I am a male 53years old.
3 1 Thu, 29 Nov 2018
Hi I m Jacqueline.I ve been having very painful pain in my left leg ,it started in both sides of your groyn 18 mth ago the pain is so bad my doctor had to come out and give valum jabs I can t sit stand and have a very bad limp now it upset my belly so I have to take something to help me have a...
2 1 Thu, 29 Nov 2018
treatment for lower leg since 1-18-17 on five rounds of antibiotics and nursing care. 2times a week and have tried antibiotics cream compression wraps and still have pain, fever in leg and still weeping I have tried everything, and my nurses are not sure what to do now
2 1 Thu, 29 Nov 2018
Can hydrocodone 5mg 1 or 2 as need for pain and clonazepam 1mg up to 3 a day be used together. I am 74 and have had two major back surgeries after a car wreck in 2009. One was a fusion of L4 and L5 in which two of the four screws are loose and I have to wear AFOs on both legs for foot drop as a...
2 1 Thu, 29 Nov 2018
I have weakness in right arm difficulty reaching outward, pain in tricep/bicep area. Lying in bed at night cause discomfort in shoulder/bicep/tricep area; right arm. I always have to get off right side and stretch arm across pillow to relax and sleep.
2 1 Tue, 27 Nov 2018
My 92 year old mom , who weighs 78 lbs., has been taking oxycodone 7.5 -325 for 18 mos approx. She s living at our house, and is in hospice.The hospice nurse said she was changing her pain Medes, I m supposed to start her on morphine sulfate 30 mg in the morning, instead of the other Med. After...
2 1 Tue, 27 Nov 2018
I took flexoril , broke it in half and took approx. 5 mg, then took the remaining half 35 minutes later, and it didn t work. The night before I took the whole 10 mg pill and it worked fine. Can I take another one? It,s been about 6 hours, and I m having severe back pain. Thank you.
2 1 Sat, 24 Nov 2018
My husband was recently given a precription of tramadol acetaminophen, he was in a bad accident in 2002, resulting in L1,2,3 and 4 transverse process fractures. He has been using naproxine , 3times a day, his family DR suggestive the tramadol in its place. is the tramadol acetaminophen an...
2 1 Sat, 24 Nov 2018
Had shingles last Nov 7 this year..but now that d blisters are gone I have different kinds of pain in my left hand..painful to touch , sometimes it seems like there is electric shock, & sometimes..there is a shooting pain..I have tried various over the counter creams like capcaisin, lidocaine...
2 1 Sat, 24 Nov 2018
My daughter has had substantial back pain off and on for years, getting worse with progressive, and intermittent, neurologic symptoms including numbness, tingling and inability to use upper extremity along with progressive nerve pain into shoulder and now into upper arm. Also having visual aura...
2 1 Sat, 24 Nov 2018
have extreme pain in foot little toe and underneath. i thought steped on cactus needle through rubber flip flop. anyway poke underneath with pin made hole looking forsplinter though i got it but 3 days of pain and is better in morning starting off but after hours of being on it it begans to...
2 1 Fri, 23 Nov 2018
I have really bad knee pain from a replacement on left knee and needing a replacement on right knee w/ chronic pain an inflammation on both knees. Also my lower back is killing me- think maybe a nerve (shooting pain when I walk or turn a certain way. Just wondering if this medicine will help....
2 1 Fri, 23 Nov 2018
I have been taking tramadol for 3 months roughly 550-600mg a day. I am attempting to wean myself over the next month. I have decided on 5 pills for 4 days. 4 a day for 4 days. 3 a day for 4 days. 2 a day for 3 days. 1 a day for 3 days. 1/2 a day for 3 days. 2/4 a day for 3 days and 1/4 a day for...
2 1 Fri, 23 Nov 2018
I will be getting my 4th set of medial branch blocks for chronic thoracic back pain. It last for 3 months for pain. The last time I received these I couldn t walk for a couple hours then experienced shooting pain for a couple days. This has been going on since 2007, given nothing for pain. Today...
2 1 Fri, 23 Nov 2018
I ve been on pain medicine for about 2 months now. I wasn t constipated in the beginning but now I am. Being on chemo I can t take a lot of the relief meds out there. I ve been using a heating pad on my abdomen because the pain is so tense most of the time. I was just wondering if the heating pad...
2 1 Fri, 23 Nov 2018
It s says don t exceed more then 6 Advils in 24 hours. I just had surgery getting. Molar extraction. I work overnights so I can t take the medicine given to me until the morning can I take more Advil for pain? Within the 24 hours. I m. 44 and weight is 265.
2 1 Thu, 22 Nov 2018
Hi sir.. I m 26yrs old.. marital life 18months.. I have conceived in February but on week 5.0 there was 3mm g.sac and there was no yolk sac.. given hcg shots, duphaston, naturogest and gyargin. waited till 8weeks.. g.sac grown till 9.2mm and still no yolk sac.. my obg advised for termination. I...
2 1 Thu, 22 Nov 2018
My son had been on opiods after severe chemo and severe neuropathy pain from having Burketts lymphoma . On the oppiods for maybe 3 years. Dr. took him off with being addicted and put him on morphine and dilaudid and he now struggles to get off them . Wants Valium ???? Is morphine an opiod ? He is...
2 1 Wed, 21 Nov 2018
Yes, I am trying to wean off of gabapentin. I took one capsule for 2 days, 2 capsules ( 100mg each) for 2 days and 3 pills on the last 3 days......one several hours before I took the other 2 at bedtime. They were prescribed to help me sleep...but the side effects have been...
2 1 Tue, 20 Nov 2018
I am on a pain pump and 4 oxycodone -APA Sorry missed the right key Oxycodone -APAP 10-325 tabs 4x a day. I am looking to get off the pain pump and eventually the oxycodone. My question is what over the counter pain reliever will work in their place ? I have a bad scoliosis that is affecting me...