Dr. Gabor Racz

Anesthesiology
Lubbock, TX
25 years experience

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Anesthesiology

Licenses

United States: New Mexico, New York, Texas

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

81 Answers
11 Agrees
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
Yes.Firmer the bette: Sost mattrasses make your back do the work of supporting your postture and may feel tired from the work when you wake up. But do not make it too har... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
Take some classes.: Stretches are great for back spasm. Try it you'l like it.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
May need new mattres: Could be almost anything but try a firm mattress first next see a good doctor gbr.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
Infection: Could be something else like foreign body so better have your doctor examine and come up with a better diagnosis gbr.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
Many possible: Needs a good physician evaluation and you may be referred to a urologist this could be part of a bigger problem. But if all negative - testicular pa... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
Many possible: Needs evaluation could be simple or complex.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
Not likely: In medicine anything can happen but it is more likely going to be a stomach bleed or prevent you from having a stroke. The balance is in favor of taki... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
Evaluate first: Surgery complication rate anything from40-7o % cervical lysis procedure facet diagnostic blocks if indicated. Followed by radiofrequency ablation. In ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
It depends......: If steroid helps may have a second or even a third 1-2 weed apart limit to avoid steroid bad effects. Surgery when it works is good but the wrong ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
Could be both: Need to find out and be treated right.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
Yes: Pay attention of the strap not digging in over your shoulder. It can compress a nerve called supra scapular nerve.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
Suboccipital decompr: This injection procedure has helped long standing ac related pains. Outpatient injection procedure that can help rapidly but must be done correctly. ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
See your doctor: Fever and spine pain needs to be diagnosed and treated!
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
Yes, find out: Need to find out and make sure you do not have an infection otherwise you may never get pregnant. Being pregnant should be planned and looked forward... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
Yes: Yes Not likely of cardiac origin but if you are not careful and compassionate - you never Know
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
Infection: The back pain may signal kidney involvement. You need a work up for kidney function and infection. First see your doctor.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
That is different: . Prolonged numbness should be evaluated. If you had interscalene block for shoulder surgery there could be very rare complications because of the ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
Make sure its "pimpl: Pimples do not usually bleed. May have been a hemangioma or you are taking medications that "tho" your blood- like aspirin coumadin (warfarin) etc Tim... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
Where?: Good studies show that the safest and most cost effective even in the neck is with the lysis of adhesion technique using contrast hyaluronidase , lo... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
Many reasons and man: Common reason is cervicogenic head ache. This is where the problem starts in the upper joints in the neck. The origin may be degenerative (arthritic)... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
Yes: It has to be done with sustained pressure that induces neuropraxia and may prevent surgery. Just injections not likely to do any more than give the ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
Exercise more.: Unlikely to be brain tumour but do more exercise , stretching if pain stays see your doctor for work up.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
Sounds like hormonal: Need to look at issues like pregnancy. Also infection while less likely needs to be ruled out.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
Caval compression: The weight of the uterus may compress and even occlude the large vein in the abdomen Be in the Left lateral position to avoid it Gabor Racz MD
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
Not recommended: If weight lifting hurts - need to find out why or you should not be doing it. It should be fun. Need to see a trainer - let it heal and start under su... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
? Spinal adhesions: One diagnosis does not rule out more problems. Need evaluation by a trained interventional pain doctor. You could have easy to solve back pain proble... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
Heat: Heat for muscle spasm, cold or ice rub for nerve pain.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
May help!: Especially if you have pain and spasm. Tens units can have multiple electro conducting pads that you apply to the painful area. Can send electric im... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
It could be a big or: Stomach and back pain could be early warning .Signs of ulcer or even cancer of pancreas if it does not get better with antacids need to be evaluated.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
It may save paralysi: Pain is one thing but an expanding syrinx in your spinal cord leaves you with few options. This is where you must make an informed decision.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
Not unless......: You find out just what you have done. Can not be that bad - you are still around. You owe it to yourself to find out see aninterventional pain do... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
Many things: If it is not better- see your doctor to find out
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
Yes: It takes time to develop edema. Need an MRI to find out where there may be structural damage.
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
Not usually: You get it because you have back problems. But choose your doctor carefully look up the qualifications. Your best protection is a good doctor.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
It depends: How much oxygen was also added? The patient will get cyanotic unless is colored or anemic which is a form of monitoring. But this day and age you mus... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
75% is not enough: Need a spinal tap and examination to put your mind at ease!
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
KIDNEY STONES CAN BE: How intense is the pain - kidney stones or any colic pain can do it Need to have evaluation and treatment. They can be treated but also may recur O... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
Yes: Every 14 minute somebody is dead from it in the US, mostly from abuse but also combination medications and medical conditions play a role. Life is go... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
Many possibilities: COULD BE A THORACIC OR EVEN LUMBAR DISC. If you are not better somebody needs to evaluate you
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
Yes, especially dila: Yes it is dilatation of the cervix that is painful. It is better to have some sedation. Can also be done with cervical local anesthetic block but i ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
?infection: Fungus infection is possibility. However you better see your obstetrician and get evaluated and treated if needed
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
Retain fluids.: Too much of anything is not good for you. Serious side effects are possible so be careful. 2-3 small doses a year help many people but more is not b... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
Do not worry see doc: You need to be tested to have a diagnosis. Do not worry just enjoy your pregnancy.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
Mild allergy: Histamine release can happen secondary to the anesthetic agent and in rare instances can happen. Does not mean you are allergic to the anesthetic but... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
Could be infection: Check out the usual symptoms and if still not better must see your doctor that put the iud in for you gbr.
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A member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
Lysis of adhesions: You can have short term help but if the diagnosis is correct the condition takes a long time to develop you need to widen the narrowed spinal segment ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
Yes: Must be temporary swelling related. If does not get better could be infection. For the first some anti inflammatory like Ibuprofen should help. For ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
If doesn't work see : If doesn't work see an ENT specialist May need a myringotomy- open the air drum i agree
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
Loss of normal joint: Could be traumatic, degenerative as well as inflammatory. It is good to have diagnosis and treatment . See an appropriately trained interventional p... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
100 microgramm patch: Both are high doses so be careful!
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Thank you notes
Dr Racz is one of the pioneers of modern day pain medicine. He should be allowed a doc score of 99 on day one.
Feb 13, 2013
He is great!
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Racz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you very much. I'm going to check with my GP to get his opinion
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks so much! I am in the UK so I hope it is an option here!
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I have a prescription but I'm in pain is for that I want know if I can take two thank you

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

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Graduated 1998MD

Awards

Top Doctor, Third Place, Lubbock, TX - Winter
2013
Most Influential, Third Place, Lubbock, TX - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, Second Place, Lubbock, TX - Winter
2013
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