Pain Management Questions & Answers

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2 1 Mon, 8 Oct 2018
I have been experiencing pain in my shoulders, arms and stiffness in my hands and legs since November of last year. It began gradually as stiff hips, legs (both sides) then moved to my shoulders that have become very painful and my range of motion is limited. I ve been to an Orthopedist who did...
3 1 Sat, 6 Oct 2018
Pain in left shoulder area but pain going down left arm unbearable. Already been to an ER. Not a heart attack. Been going on for about 3 weeks. The more I move my left arm around, the better it feels but after a nights sleep the pain is horrible. Like the worst cramps ever.
2 1 Sat, 6 Oct 2018
I have degenerative bone disease and my pain is so bad, it s causing nausea and vomiting, no appetite, migraine, lethargic. Nothing seems to help except soaking in a hot bath, which I can t do all day. Any suggestions on how to relieve some of the pain?
2 1 Sat, 6 Oct 2018
Sir - I was diagnosed with polycythemia some ten + years ago. Warfarin for 2.5 years and dropped instantly when under a different PCP. All during that time, I have had pain, dizziness, and a constant skin rash. 8 months ago, I endured an AAA with emergency surgery upon it s rupture. The pain I...
2 1 Sat, 6 Oct 2018
Hi, I have AS, along with scoliosis, misaligned vertebrae and bone spurs. I can predict the rain coming before the weatherman. I am in constant pain all the time. I watch my diet, my weight, do stretches, take meloxicam, tumeric and a handful of other vitamins. The only relief I get is my tens...
2 1 Sat, 6 Oct 2018
I m experiencing pain around both my knees. I can t bend my knees in a baseball catcher stance. I work as a track worker and I m concerned I may not be able to bend down to do my work. I ve tried Vicks vapor rub. It only takes away the pain to help me sleep, but the symptoms are still there. What...
2 1 Sat, 6 Oct 2018
For years I have had pain in all the joints of my body and my back. They all hurt all the time and seem to worsen while relaxing.. My right knee and back have really been bothering me a lot while laying down...getting out of bed or standing after sitting for a short time is brutal...
2 1 Sat, 6 Oct 2018
Every evening about 6 PM, my entire body has such deep spreading pain. As soon as I sit down to relax, the pain radiates through my wrists, arms, elbows, shoulders, legs, and back. I nearly groan out loud with the pain and become terribly exhausted. Lying down makes it worse. Sometimes, between...
2 1 Sat, 6 Oct 2018
I have an underlying condition of dermatomyocytis that has been resolved for many years, but have struggled with arthritis and muscle pain for over 20 years. When I had three heart stents put in in 2015, I was put on lipitor. I have struggled with joint pain and it seems to have gotten worse in...
2 1 Wed, 3 Oct 2018
My husband hurt himself lifting heavy object this week he is in much pain 8-9 level he took celebrex this morning, hoping it would hel he can t really walk or sit right now there is major snow storm outside so I don t want to take him out can he take norflex (200mg) to help reduce the spasm until...
2 1 Wed, 3 Oct 2018
9 days post op foot surgery. Took prescribed hydrocodone w/acetaminophen 7.5 - 325 mg as needed for first 5 days then took only 200 mg ibuprofen every 4 - 6 hrs. Pain has increased somehat today and took two ibuprofen ~two hours ago. If needed, can I also take a hydrocodone pill now?
2 1 Wed, 3 Oct 2018
Hello, I have been struggling with psoriasis since around 09 and over the last few weeks have developed lots of joint pain in hands, feet, elbows, shoulders,wrists,back,and knees. I ve been seeing a Dr. since January of this year about the skin and had a visit again today. I ve had labs done 3...
2 1 Wed, 3 Oct 2018
For over a year now I have been experiencing numbness, severe burning. and extreme tightening of my right arm. I have seen a chiropractor because I was told I had a pinched nerve. All I got was that it has now spread to my left arm as well. I get little to no sleep. I have tried taking gabapentin...
2 1 Wed, 3 Oct 2018
I am on oxycodone acetaminophen 5-325 I don t think it works very well right now I am in exude pain my left leg and all the way from the first joint in my leg down to the bottom of my foot. I have a hard time sitting standing ,walking , sleeping
2 1 Wed, 3 Oct 2018
I sneezed about two days ago and got this awful pain on my lower left side more towards my back. It started getting a little better the past few days but I just sneezed again and made it hurt very bad again. Not sure what muscles I pulled but it really hurts.
10 1 Mon, 1 Oct 2018
I KEEP GETTING THESES PAINS IN MY STOMACHE MAINLY WHERE THE RIB CAGE MEETS IT COME WITH WHATEVER I EAT OR DRINK ITS ALL THE TIME EVERY NOW AND THEN IT WILL WAKE ME FROM A DEAD SLEEP IM IN SO MUCH PAIN THE ONLY THING THAT HELPS IS A HOT BATHE IT FEELS LIKE A ROCK IN THERE NO MATTER WHAT WAY I MOVE...
2 1 Mon, 1 Oct 2018
Last November I had quadruple bypass. I m 59 not over weight male, I thought in pretty good health. Well high blood pressure, arthritis, diabetes and cancer survivor. So maybe not so healthy. At the time I was on max anti-inflammatory, and meds for all the other and insulin. My question is now...
2 1 Mon, 1 Oct 2018
I am 71 years old I have fibromyalgia I have had it for over 20 years experience daily pain chronic fatigue and I m really scared it s going to get to a point where I can t function. I have spinal stenosis herniated discs I have a lot of arthritis and bursitis. Could you tell me is there any hope...
2 1 Mon, 1 Oct 2018
My doc prescribed tramadol 50 mg for what I consider to be sever pain for a bulging disc. I ve been taking it for three days and getting almost no relief. Can t stand, walk, sit or lay down get any comfort. I just found a prescription that I had been given for a gall bladder removal a few months...
10 1 Tue, 25 Sep 2018
over the last 2 days I have had a constant steady pain on the right side of head/face, not throbbing or pulsing, just a dull steady pain.. from the ear along the upper cheek bone was severe pain, like I had been hit with something across my face, and at random, could be once every 30 min. to a...