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Dr. Gabor Racz

Anesthesiology
Lubbock, TX
24 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 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
Depends on cause : Many causes look up "dural tug" in article by gb racz in: percutaneous lysis of adhesions if pain is reproduced the simplest and best approach is... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
Unusual - evaluate: Veins do not usually hurt unless the are obstructed or part of a bigger problem like CRPS Early treatment or recognition may make a difference Could... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
Why?: It is never a good idea to take anything unless your prescribing doctor tells you to . Better to find a solution! Gabor Racz MD
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
Only 1 doc!: That is doctor shopping and is illegal both you and the doctors could be in serious trouble.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
Not much: It will create more problems by focusing on recreational use by those that may only need a decent shave and haircut. Chronic pain needs to be evalua... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
Until comes out: If it is the cause until it comes out or smashed by lithotripsy.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
Yes and more options: Need a competent pain doctor to examine you. Make sure they have the proper training and qualifications fipp or abipp.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
Evaluate for kidney : Need to be evaluated for infection or kidney problem. RECTAL CONTENTS CAN PUT BACK PRESSUER ON BLADDER, PROSTATE AND IF YOU HAVE FULL BLADDER OR REC... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
Blood patch: Spinal head ache responds to an epidural blood patch some 95% time may be repeated and if it does not work subdural blood patch should be condidere... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
Tens unit, ice or ne: Your baby is fully formed so there are techniques that can help your pain that usually come from the ligaments getting lax for the delivery of your ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
Ice cube and stretch: Take ice cube and rub the base of your neck 15- 20 times and stretch your neck muscles in all directions. Finish with moving your head horizontally (l... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
Could be a neuroma: Injury to scalp nerves can lead to neuroma formation. Causing localized pain. Local nerve block can stop pain for hours or longer if repeat block i... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
Muscle spasm!: You should try proper exercises and work outs - may get off the narcotics. Find a well trained interventional pain doctor with qualifications of: md... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
Need to see a doctor: Could be nothing or serious. Need the right evaluation.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
Yes - spinal cord c: Could be a c6-7 disc bulge but it could also be from multiple causes. It also could be nerve involvement at other sites. See your doctor.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
Ice cream: Try some ice cream the cold can be pain relieving and get the swelling down that contributes to pain.Cepacol spray may help wait , all pain stops so... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
Likely nothing: Leave it alone for a week and if is still there see your doctor.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
Yes: We all fall apart sooner or later . Some just have bad luck. Secret of life: choose your parents wisely. Beyond that take care of yourself! gbr.
A member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
YesPressure changes : From pressure changes can get head ache. Hope your medication works for you.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
May just look like ?: Soebody needs to take a look and fing out what is missing. Diagnisis is a good thing. Thing usualldont fall out unless they are supposed to fall out... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
May have neck injury: Cervicogenic head ache can follow a whiplash type injury. May respond to evaluation and diagnostic nerve block of the nerves leading to the injured... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
Good luck : Once you get happy and pregnant you will forget about peripheral issues. Keep trying and most succeed. But suggest to make sure that things like in... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
Facet joint issues: Could be from injury or arthritis. Keep an eye on it because having a diagnosis is better than not having one. Prevention is better than surgery! p... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
NO: It is not the agent but the training of the person that protects your life. In the long run there are options but none better than an american board ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
Must see doctor: Multiple explanations are possible: nothing wrong appendicitis pain secondary to muscles squeezing the nerves in the lower abdominal wall - iliohyp... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
Clonidine patch: Clonidine patch may help. One patch lasts a week and by then you should be over these side effects ask your doctor!
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
Could be both: Need to find out and be treated right.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
Take some classes.: Stretches are great for back spasm. Try it you'l like it.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 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
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 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
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 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
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 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
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
Yes: Pay attention of the strap not digging in over your shoulder. It can compress a nerve called supra scapular nerve.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 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
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
Exercise more.: Unlikely to be brain tumour but do more exercise , stretching if pain stays see your doctor for work up.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
Infection: The back pain may signal kidney involvement. You need a work up for kidney function and infection. First see your doctor.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 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
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 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
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
See your doctor: Fever and spine pain needs to be diagnosed and treated!
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 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
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
Yes: Yes Not likely of cardiac origin but if you are not careful and compassionate - you never Know
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 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
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
Infection: Could be something else like foreign body so better have your doctor examine and come up with a better diagnosis gbr.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
May need new mattres: Could be almost anything but try a firm mattress first next see a good doctor gbr.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 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
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
Many possible: Needs evaluation could be simple or complex.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 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
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 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
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology 24 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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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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