Dr. Nathaniel Drourr

Pain Management
Jupiter, FL
31 years experience male

Locations

Pain Management of Jupiter

Jupiter, FL

Address

1210 S. Old Dixie Highway, Jupiter, FL, US
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Florida

UnitedHealthcare

CIGNA Health Care

About

Specialties
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Pain Management

Anesthesiology

Licenses

United States: Florida

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

268 Answers
18 Agrees
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
Yes: Should not be a problem - as usual please do not drink excessively.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
Neurology Cx: Would suggest u visit with a neurologist immediately. Would go to an ER or walk in clinic right away to rule out seizure.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
Difficult to say: You can get anywhere from hours to weeks with your first block. I like to see some response. After that I repeat them as needed - as long as I see i... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
See a specialist : visit a spine scoliosis specialist. There are great treatments available - earlier the better.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
No way to know: The only way to know would be formal allergy testing or if you have taken it before.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
Depends: It totally depends what the spasms are from. Spasms result from irritation to the nerves. If your spasm is the result of over-stretching the muscles... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
Munchausen Syndrome: Munchausen syndrome is a condition in which the individual wants to have unnecessary procedures performed - often times over and over again. Even w... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
No: Hunger pain is transmitted by very complex autonomic pathways. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil will only treat more traditional (a delta and c) pain... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
Second opinion: At this point i would get a second surgical opinion.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
Neuropathy vs CRPS: Neuropathy involves nerve damage outside of the central nervous system(brain and spinal cord). Crps involves damage to the spinal cord. That is the ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
Varies: Myelomalacia has a tremendous spectrum of symptamatology varying from asymptomatic to complete paralysis. There is no sure way of knowing if cervical... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
See your Doc: If you have been on antibiotics or never been on antibiotics and you have an infection that persists - you must see your doc. There is a chance you n... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
Yes: Ibuprofen can definitely have drowsiness as a side effect.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
See a GI doc: At this point certainly i would like you to follow up with a GI doc. There are other medications like Omeprazole that may help. Also there may be fu... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
Your doc: Diazepam is a controlled substance. Pls see your local doc.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
Yes: The signs and symptoms of crps can range from almost non-existent to completely disabling.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
L5: L5 nerve root injury causes foor drop. This may occur from trauma, severe stenosis or disc herniation. Hoep this helps.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
When it hurts: There is no best time - these meds should be used as necessary.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
Yes: Actually having sleep apnea can be stopped with weight loss, cpap, or possible surgery. Another issue is the lung and/or heart damage that may have ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
Yes: Sedation is a side effect of opioids. Pls make sure you are taking them as prescribed.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
Don't believe so: Don't believe that would be dangerous, but a bigger question is why take it in the first place? Hope this helps.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
Yes: Unfortunately one of the side effects of iron supplementation is black stools. This will go away when you stop taking iron. Hope this helps.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
Prob nothing: If she is ok now, she will be fine. Pls suggest to her that she takes her meds as her doc prescribes.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
Calm: Klonopin (clonazepam) is a benzodiazepine. It is used most often for anxiety or seizure treatment. It will have a calming effect when taken - things... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) 7.5: Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) (hydrocodone) 7.5 is stronger than ty#3. Hope this helps.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
CRPS: Activity is the number one thing that will keep crps at bay. Although not well documented a well rounded healthy diet certainly should help as well. ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
Costochondral injections: Any medication for costochondritis is going to be an anti-inflammatory. Any of these medications can cause stomach upset – the type you are feeling. I... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
Back Pain: All 3 issues you described may cause back pain. Certainly i would suggest you start with your primary care doc. I am sure there will be some initial... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
Yes: It can be. Again you don't want to necessarily overdue it - just use the extremity.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
Yes: Absolutely, that is quite common.
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
Difficult to say.: You will become tolerant (takes more to achieve same effect) and physically addicted (you will feel poorly when u stop taking) fairly quickly at those... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
Yes: They are both anti-inflammatories. Just stay within the prescribed guidelines.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
Anti-inflammatories: The anti-inflammatories are the main-stay treatment for oa (osteoarthritis). Ibuprofen tends to be very effective for flare ups - max dose 800mg tid.... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
EMG/NCS: The best study to evaluate nerve injury is emg/ncs - nerve conduction study. These are preformed by a neurologist. It involves placing small needles... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
Alleve is not a prob: Alleve is not the issue. There are other risks however with trazadone and citalopram. Pls make sure your doc is aware u r taking both together. Hop... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
Yes: Tramadol is a weak opioid and therefore would help with hydrocodone withdrawal.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
Tylenol (acetaminophen): Always stay under 4000mg of tylenol (acetaminophen) per day.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
Have to pick one: They are both relatives of each other with similar modes of action - therefore it would not help to be on both. You may however tolerate one better t... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
No: It's not only a local effect, but also a systemic effect. Stop smoking please.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
Yes: The 2 medications taken together can increase constipation and CNS depression. Vicoden can give some patients a ha. At this point i certainly would ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
Not sure: May be anxiety attacks. Pls follow up with your doc.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
Depends: Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) 10mg is a very potent pain medication. You must be careful with tolerance and dose escalation. I do however feel... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
Very rare: The chances of this being osteosarcoma are extremely rare, however to put your mind at ease please see your doc. Hope this helps.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
See a doc: Inflammation may improve on its own, however a bigger question is why did it occur in the first place? You should see a doc in either case - especial... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
Yes: There are many medications that could help. I do suggest that you speak with your primary care doctor about the best medications for you. Please ask t... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
Yes: Piriformis syndrome can absolutely cause pain in the buttock as well as sciatica.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
Yes: I do believe massage will offer some benefit in the healing.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
Absolutely: Anytime you shave you cause micro-cuts in the skin (sometimes large cuts). This breaks down your bodies first defense against infection. Additionall... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
S1 injury: S1 injury would present as pain in the back of the leg, decreased plantar flexion strength(diff standing on tippi-toes) and decreased ankle reflex. H... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
EMG/NCS: The best way at this point is to see a neurologist and have an emg/nerve conduction study done. Cause is difficult - u may never know, medication ind... Read More
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Apr 2, 2014
Thanks for answering a lot of my questions! I really appreciate your time and help! You have been really helpful and you have also helped ease many of my concerns. Your answers are always thorough and...Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Drourr is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Drourr is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your quick reply made me feel good! Thank you! I have tried these options, unfortunately. Will persist! :)
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Dear Doctor,so, I will likely have it for life? Thank you for the info

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Medicine, NY
Graduated 1992MD

Residency

COLUMBIA HOSPITAL
Completed 1996

Awards

Top Pain Management Specialist , First Place, Florida - Summer
2014
Top Doctor, Third Place, Fort Lauderdale Region - Spring
2014
Top Pain Management Specialist , First Place, Florida - Fall
2014
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