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Trying to stop snorting pain pills. Any alternatives to ease pain ?

i am trying to stop snorting pain pills. i snort hydrocodone and some times percocets. i usually average around 4-5 5mg vicodin a day and i have been snorting for a while now and before i would try to stop and i always would constantly sneeze so i would do snort again to make it stop. well with-in the last month i have noticed if i go longer than 4 hours with out anything up my nose my face hurts to touch and i have pain in my jaw so bad. i had all of my teeth extracted about 2 years ago so i have dentures and my pain gets so bad i have to take them out cuz it seems to irritate it more. i am ready to stop NOW!!!! please is there anything over the counter that will ease the pain so i can stop. i have tries to ween my self off but the pain just comes back sooner. i have tried saline , bacitracin, triple antibiotic cream, carmex,medicated camphor & phenol blend cold sore treatment and even baby orajel! please tell me there is something over the counter i can buy that will ease the pain so i can stop like right now?
Asked On : Fri, 22 Feb 2013
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Hi welcome to Health care magic forum.
Thanks for writing to H.C.M.Forum.
You are suffering with common cold, snoring,and pains around the nose. All these collectively called sinusitis, it is secondary to the common cold may be allergic , viral, or eosinophilia related, or may be due to deviated nasal septum.
With over the counter medicines you wont get the complete relief, with out a proper diagnosis.
I advise you to consult an E.N.T . surgeon, for diagnosis and treatment . you may need to have M.R.I. besides other routine tests for confirmation. Except D.N.S. others can be treated with medicines, and D.N.S. requires operation.
Wishing you a quick and complete recovery.
Best regards.
Answered: Wed, 17 Apr 2013
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