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10 1 1 day ago
My right groin area hurts when I bend over and there is pressure on the area from my underwear or my shorts. What would that be? There is no lump/bulge, it isn t discolored and it does not hurt to touch or squeeze. It only hurts when I am squatting down and there is pressure on the area. I do not...
10 1 1 day ago
Hello! I ve been wearing a walking boot for 3 weeks after spraining my ankle and later found out (after more X-rays) that I have a hairline fracture in the talus. I ve also had some leg pain and I ve noticed an indention above the ankle on lower leg. My husband thinks it s caused from wearing the...
12 1 1 day ago
I hate vaccines and I am extremely afraid of them. I need to get the HPV (all of them) I think they are gardasil? And I heard that they hurt the most. A friend recommended that I take xanax to get through it. I would have my dad drive me. But will it work? Will I still be able to feel it? Or am I...
13 1 3 days ago
I am on my disability because multiple health problems made it impossible to continue teaching. I have been going to a pain clinic for ten years, have a excellent, compassionate provider at the clinic. Pain is spiraling out of control. Have been using Percocet 10/325 all this time. Is there a...
13 1 3 days ago
I am chronic pain patient after 23 major surgeries now on suboxone 8mg a day. One film each day. Also take catapress .1 mg 3 times daily for hypertension. Flexeral 10 mg 3 x day. Just started today nurontin 300 mg 3 x day. I need sleep may I take one or two soma 350 mg to help me sleep. How sad I...
12 1 3 days ago
I have a pain that starts in left breast then seems to move across my chest to my right . Feels like a rock a third the the size of a golf ball. Feel a lot of pressure when I bend over to pick something up. Right now its somewhere spanning right breast and downwards towards stomach. Have med...
23 1 3 days ago
Hello. I just relocated to a new city. I have been cared for by pain management doctor for several years. They set me up with refills of my pain medications until I find a new doctor. The new law that went into effect on 10/6 nullified my refills. what is the best approach with my new doctor to...
10 1 3 days ago
Hello Doctor, I have lately been experiencing some severe pains from my right flank for years and despite so many visits to the doctors here in Nigeria no proper diagnosis has been made as to what is wrong or what is causing the pain. In a desperate attempt to find out what is going on, I...
11 1 3 days ago
Hi i had my son 7 months ago i keep burning up into sweats since i have back ache and abdoninal pain. My urine sample showed i had 997 antibodies. I am currently on antibiotics for a chest infection aswell. I would be greatful if u could help thanks v
10 1 3 days ago
Hello Dr. Manjunath, I want to ask you why I am experiencing the pain on my right breast, nipple area over a month or two, which is like being poked by needle when I press or touch it. By the way, I am a 20-year-old man. Is that normal in a man?Thank you.Joe Heguo.
10 1 3 days ago
I am 47 years old. I have constant pain in my right side. Its not my appendix. I am achy and it is stopping me from my daily activities. I am anemic and a sonogram showed a small mass on that ovary. When I took an MRI 1 1/2 weeks later, they say they don t see the mass anymore but I have the same...
9 1 3 days ago
I am having severe pains in the upper right quadrant of my body. They said it is not my gallbladder but may be a flap that goes into the gallbladder getting stuck causing all the pain. How would I find out what it is. they say it is a physical pain not due to an illness. Sometimes I can not even...
16 1 3 days ago
Two weeks ago I had lathroscopic surgery to remove my gallbladder. The surgery was performed under emg circumstances. My pancreas was inflamed. Since surgery I have pain in my left calf. At times sharp and causing weakness. Mostly constant cramp like feeling. Could this be connected
15 1 3 days ago
i have a sudden swelling on my forehead since a week. First it looked a bit like a rash. I went for a facial and she said it was a whitehead and said she took care of it. But the swelling remained thought it decrreases everyday. Now its barely there. But it kind of pains inside. Theres also two...
11 1 3 days ago
Yes I have horrible cramps in between my rib cage I have dry vomiting in the morning this has been 3 days now I can t eat I have no insurance I went to the hospital Friday and blood work came up ok EKG was good but I m still throwing up and cramping is bad
16 1 3 days ago
I have pain in my lower left side (between above the hip bone and side of lower rib cage near the kidney) that is palpable to the touch for about 4 months now. Abdominal Ultrasound shows no organs abnormalities or enlargement. Pain can be felt on the back of rib cage sometimes near kidney area...
18 1 3 days ago
My boyfriend was at work today and his shoulder started hurting. Pain traveled down his arm and into his hands. It happened on one side of his body and then the other. He was unable to open his hands. He took 2 advil and the one side seems to be ok now (he can open his hand) but the other hand he...
6 1 4 days ago
I was working on a machine and recieved a great amount of shock from the machine to my hands. Now I have so much pain in my hands, I do not have any strength in my hands. No feeling in the fingers. I have tried ice and it help while the ice is on my hands. What else can I do.
6 1 4 days ago
Hi, I have severe inflamation and pain with my polymyalgia rheumatica and have been doing methatrexate injections. The injections have been making me feel worse. My internist is sending me to see Dr. Kelsall for more help. Do you think I should quit the methatrexate?
5 1 4 days ago
I have fibromyalgia. I have had it for 9 years and have not found any medications that work for me. Narcotics like oxycodone are the only relief I have. I know I am now physically dependent on them and I continually beat myself up over this. I only take them ad prescribed but find I have to keep...
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