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15 1 1 day ago
I had a couple of fillings done over a week ago and I have been in severe pain ever since. I have gone to the dentist several times and he just tells me to wait a little longer. The pain wakes me up at night and disturbs my regular day. Is there anything that I can do to relieve the pain. The...
12 1 2 days ago
Hi there, I have had severe pain in my right hip since I was pregnant with my twins. It has been 5 years and doctors still do not know what it is. Pain all day, hurts with walking and every day daily activities, walking upstairs it feels like it is almost going to pop out. Severe pain when...
16 1 3 days ago
I have severe right buttock pain after sitting in a car for about 15 minutes. Cat scans and Mri s show no spinal problems but a bone scan showed increased focal uptake within the right L5-S1 facet joints. Three attempts at steroid injections have not helped. Nor has physical therapy or...
10 1 3 days ago
my 73 year old partner has chronic pain from an (operable, with a year wait list) back condition that affects his shoulder and legs. he has been reduced to being barely able to walk. he has tried hydro morph, fentanyl, and a host of other pain killers and none have had any effect on even reducing...
6 1 4 days ago
Hello, I am having trouble getting my primary care provider to follow up on care I need. I need a referral to address my severe pain in feet which I think may be neuropathy. Can t stand longer than a few minutes. I have been waiting 9 days for a replacement CPAP. My other one wasn t covered by...
10 1 4 days ago
Hi, I was born with spina-bifida and scoliosis, i am a t-12 spinal cord injury, I lost both legs and left hip around age 17, due to osteo mialitis? setting up in my bones? I think thats what is was called... well anyway, I have used my arms all my life to do the work of both my arms and legs, I...
11 1 4 days ago
Currently I am on 30mg ms contin 4 time a day and 8 norcos a day for BP. I still am in pain. I have been taking this for 3 years now. I tried opana but my insurance will not cover it. They will not cover a lot of time release meds. Any suggestions
1 0 Sun, 4 Feb 2018
tylenol vs naproxen sodium. I use naproxen for general pain and muscle aches, am 69 years old and very healthy, only take a 5mg statin zocor for colestoral. which drug tylenol or naproxen is harder on the body. I drink alcohol about 3 times per week. Thanks.
19 1 Fri, 2 Feb 2018
i did a root kanel on one of my upper tooth and since then my nerve that goes from my gum to my sinus passage is giving me terrible pains. I do have a left def segment and i know i have to go and get it sorted out, i.e fix my nose bone as the xray disply a def on the left.please help
1 0 Thu, 1 Feb 2018
Hello Dr. Rynne, I ve just experienced a somewhat pain in my upper right shoulder and chest area. I have just started a new exercise routine i.e push-ups, and was wondering if that may have something to do with the pain that I m experienceing? My age is 66 and I m basically in great health via...
7 1 Thu, 1 Feb 2018
Mymother-in-law is 5 or 6 yrs post op umbilical hernia repair with mesh implant. She has started wxperiencing abdominal pain that started out as a twinge toward the right of the area and has progressed to the point of going to the emergency room d/t the pain. She is a strong woman and handles...
11 1 Thu, 1 Feb 2018
Hi, Can the use of Methadose for pain, taken three times a day, cause an increase in appetite? Ive been taking it for four months now. My dose is 3ml in the morning, afternoon, and 2ml at night. I have never had a huge appetite but can t seem to get enough food in last couple of weeks. I will...
5 1 Wed, 31 Jan 2018
Hello, I have an unexpected pain on my shoulder, collar bone, hurts when I lift my shoulder. It started unexpectedly and it feels to be extending to my neck for brief moments. It also feels like those pains caused by acid reflux, but intensified x 10000 times and it feels like it radiates all...
17 1 Wed, 31 Jan 2018
I am late on my periods for about 6 days. I was worried if i was pregnant but as i took the tests it came out to be negative twice. So i became kinda sure i was not but i am suffering from lower backaches since yesterday, the ones I have during my periods but no bleeding. What could possibly be...
2 1 Mon, 22 Jan 2018
Im on a lot of opiates and benzos for legitimate pain for about 8 years now and my tolerance is so high that they are not even working. am thinking about about trying subutex maintenance for pain or even thc. I don t abo abuse my oc=xycontin or oxycododone or use street drugs. what is your...
1 0 Mon, 22 Jan 2018
I had pain in my right side - like the kind you get when you run/walk too far too fast - but was doing neither of those. The pain then included my left side - just under my rib cage. I got light headed & dizzy. I turned pale. I drank a sugared drink, rested, ate some soup & bread the symptoms...
2 1 Mon, 22 Jan 2018
Hi. My name is Sharon. I am presently on Mobic for the pain caused by polymyalgia rheumatic, but the doctor wants me to gradually get off of it. I have cut it down to not taking a pill once in three days, etc., but wonder how long I should take to get off of it--can it be more than that. He did...
2 1 Mon, 22 Jan 2018
My left leg from the back hip to around front to the knee hurts when I walk . Setting is not to bad. If I bend or twist walking it hurts real bad ,till I stand back straight. This is the third month and meds from my doctor and thearipy are not much help. I use heat pad some it help for a while ....
2 1 Mon, 22 Jan 2018
I am 61 female and am on Perdocet 10/325 3 x a day. They don t help. I am also on a muscle relaxer Bacelon (sp) I just had an MRI done and go to my Dr. on July 30th. What can he prescribe me that is a better pain reliever than the ones above? I get no pain relief when I take them as prescribed.
8 2 Mon, 22 Jan 2018
My 30+ y/o niece suddenly developed very-painful hands recently, plus horribly aching wrists, and neck. Sometimes when she is driving, she can hardly control the steering wheel the pain is so pronounced. What does this sound like to you? I am so worried about her. She is trying to home-school...
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