Doctor Q&A for Dr. Michael Stephenson

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Stephenson
44 years experience Pain Management
Meloxicam rash: A rash with meloxicam is a relatively uncommon side effect. Whether or not it is serious is determined by how bad the rash is and how critical it is ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Stephenson
44 years experience Pain Management
Neck pain: Not sure what your MRI shows and what you mean by conservative treatment. Need more details to give you advice on this matter. Generally speaking surg ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Stephenson
44 years experience Pain Management
Myocarditis: Myocarditis can be caused by multiple organisms but most commonly is a post viral side effect. If your not having any heart related symptoms such as c ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Michael Stephenson
44 years experience Pain Management
Genital rash: Speak with your gynecologist about it and let her/him diagnose and treat the problem.
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Stephenson
44 years experience Pain Management
Neurontin (gabapentin): These are not described side effects of Neurontin (gabapentin). I have never seen them occur in my practice but ask your doctor if the benefits outwe ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Stephenson
44 years experience Pain Management
Ambulatory balance: It could be hard wax pressing on your ear drum. That's an easy fix but their are a number of other problems which could be causing it. You need to con ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Stephenson
44 years experience Pain Management
Canker sores: Absolutely canker sores can cause pain in the mouth and due to their inflammation they can cause painful lymph node swelling. The real question is, "A ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Stephenson
44 years experience Pain Management
Elevated HSV 1 titre: You may have had your primary herpes 1 infection as a child as primary herpes gingivostomatis and it went unrecognized.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Stephenson
44 years experience Pain Management
Acute illness: Viral upper respiratory illnesses may last up 7-10 days. Your headaches may be directly related to the virus or may be sinus related. If symptoms pe ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Stephenson
44 years experience Pain Management
Whiplash: Whiplash pain can last for quite a while---sometimes months. If it is not improving after about 2-3 weeks, seek physician's help because you may have ... Read More
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