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Dr. Nathaniel Drourr

Pain Management
Jupiter, FL
30 years experience male

Locations

Pain Management of Jupiter

Jupiter, FL

Address

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

My office hours

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

Aetna

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Florida

UnitedHealthcare

CIGNA Health Care

About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Pain Management

Anesthesiology

Licenses

United States: Florida

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

268 Answers
18 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 years experience
Tylenol (acetaminophen): Always stay under 4000mg of tylenol (acetaminophen) per day.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 years experience
L5: L5 nerve root injury causes foor drop. This may occur from trauma, severe stenosis or disc herniation. Hoep this helps.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 years experience
Yes: Mold at home or in the work place can surely cause many sx's - like the ones you mentioned.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 years experience
Yes: Absolutely, that is quite common.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 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
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 years experience
Not sure: May be anxiety attacks. Pls follow up with your doc.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 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
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 years experience
HA: Given the seriousness of your symptoms, please seek medical care sooner rather than later.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 years experience
Yes: It can be. Again you don't want to necessarily overdue it - just use the extremity.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 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
A female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 years experience
No problem: Iron supplementation should not be an issue with those medications. Please follow the advice of your docs.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 years experience
Yes: Should not be a problem - as usual please do not drink excessively.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 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
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 years experience
When it hurts: There is no best time - these meds should be used as necessary.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 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
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 years experience
No: It's not only a local effect, but also a systemic effect. Stop smoking please.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 years experience
S1 compression: S1 nerve root compression usually comes from a herniated l5/s1 disc. It causes pain in the back of the leg, decreased plantar flexion and decreased a... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 years experience
Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) 7.5: Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) (hydrocodone) 7.5 is stronger than ty#3. Hope this helps.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 years experience
See a doc: They may wean you off more slowly or give you medication to make the withdrawal easier. Otherwise push thru it.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 years experience
Yes: Tramadol is a weak opioid and therefore would help with hydrocodone withdrawal.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 years experience
Staph Aureus: There are many bacteria on the skin - this is normal and healthy. Most common skin infection is by the bacteria staph aureus. Hope this helps.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 years experience
Variable: Pain related to periods may last anywhere from 1d to 7d. The pain level is very variable as well - from minimal to severe. By all means you may want... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 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
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 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
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 years experience
Yes: Paracetamol is tylenol (acetaminophen). It works by different mechanisms than ibuprofen. Be sure however to keep daily dosage of tylenol (acetaminop... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 years experience
Sure: you could take either.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 years experience
No way to know: The only way to know would be formal allergy testing or if you have taken it before.
A female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 years experience
Normal: If that is simply all that is stated it most likely is completely normal
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 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
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 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
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 years experience
Yes: Sedation is a side effect of opioids. Pls make sure you are taking them as prescribed.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 years experience
Many!!!: dilaudid, morphine, butrans, opana, oxycodone, nucynta (tapentadol) - just to name a few.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 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
A female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 years experience
Ventral hernia?: It sounds like a ventral hernia. Have you primary doc check it out
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 years experience
Get another opinion: CRPS needs to be treated by a doc who is familiar with it. Treatment involves anticonvulsants, antidepressants physical therapy and possible sympathe... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 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
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 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
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 years experience
No: Prozac (fluoxetine) if anything may slightly potentiate methadone's pain relieving ability.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 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
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 years experience
Don't believe so: The best thing you can do is keep up your exercise. It is imperative to keep your muscles in top shape. This may delay the inevitable joint replaceme... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 years experience
Probably nothing: There are many causes of cold extremities. You are too young for severe peripheral vascular disease. There are other conditions - reynauds - that ca... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 years experience
Cold feet: There are many causes of cold extremities. You are too young for severe peripheral vascular disease. There are other conditions - reynauds - that ca... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 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
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 years experience
Drank too much: Be more careful and responsible.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 years experience
Bland diet: At this point I am sure you will be ok. I would suggest you eat a relatively bland meal. In future drink a little less - hangover won't be a concern... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 years experience
Wouldn't suggest it.: Nyquil is a very sedating medication. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is also quite sedating - especially taking 75mg's. The two together in my opinion w... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 years experience
Possibly: Tramadol is an opioid. It is possible for opioids to affect sexual performance.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 years experience
CRPS: Constant burning pain in non-dermatomal pattern - associated nail and skin changes, hypersensitivity and color and temp changes.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 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.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 years experience
Unlikely but check: Fairly unlikely, hep c significantly higher risk than hiv. To be sure pls get it checked.

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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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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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