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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Suggest treatment for severe pain and spasms in the back

I have had severe pain and spasms in my right back going on 4 weeks now. My doctor prescribed Vicodin for the pain which helps but when I stop the medication the pain comes back. He also gave me two B-12 shots in the muscle without taking a blood test or urine test. I ve gone to massage and now acupuncture to relieve the pain. I am on no medication right now just heating pad and the pain is still there. I now have lost control of bowel movement. My throat is now sore, having some hot flashes. The nurse at my doctors office gave me a sheet to call some orthopedic doctors if I did not feel better. I will call on Monday.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
hi back pain since 4 week is much of concern and it must be evaluated..
firsy for pain and spasm relieve take MEFTAL SPAS tablet 2 times a day..
have X RAY and if possible CT SCAN of pain area..
it will decide further teatment.
orthopedic consultation if needed.
thank you..
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