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Need medication for nerve pain & bruise on the lower back

39 year old female, 5 4 . Have fibromyalgia, hypothyroidism, and previously had the shingles. Currently suffering from nerve pain and on meds for all listed. Query: My skin is red, there are little red dots all over my body and I just noticed extreme bruising on my lower back. What could this possibly be? Gretchen
Tue, 19 Mar 2019
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It will be just a soreness where the skin is irritated by the nerve dysfunction. Even the thyroid dysfunction can give contra reaction to the medication for which it's good to have a check on.

Doing exercises to control the thyroid levels along with medicines and even doing exercises for that back will help improve the symptoms.

In my clinical practice of over 12 years, most cases respond well to combination therapy.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Jay Indravadan Patel, Physical Therapist or Physiotherapist
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