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Dr. Roger Kemp

Pain Management
AL
38 years experience

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Pain Management

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English

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Kemp
Pain Management 38 years experience
Possible Median nerv: where on your arm was the blood drawn? Inside of the elbow, middle of the elbow, or outside of the elbow in the crook of the elbow? Or was it farther down the for arm or the back of the hand? Where they stuck you helps determine what nerve may have been impinged. Where the tingling and shooting pain radiates to also helps determine which nerve. Is there any weakness in the arm or hand. neurologist
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Kemp
Pain Management 38 years experience
Yes: 6 mg Ativan (lorazepam) for pain? Benzodiazepines do not bind to pain receptors in the brain or spinal cord. Works great for anxiety. Fioricet ? Migraines? Yes you need to see pain management.
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A male asked:
Dr. Roger Kemp
Pain Management 38 years experience
Poss. Radiculopathy: what part of the shoulder? Along the inner boarder down back to tip of shoulder blade? Quality of pain? Burning, pins and needles, electricity, deep dull, shooting? Weakness in the upper arm? Need more information. Can do over door cervical traction. To help relieve symptoms but need physical exam first, possible cervical MRI or may need to look at your shoulder as a cause for the pain.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Kemp is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Kemp is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Alabama School of Medicine, AL
Graduated 1983MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Alabama School of Medicine, AL
Graduated 1983MD
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