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Back pain after surgery that was 2 years ago

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Still helping?: If you feel you still need it, it's reasonable to continue it. There's no report of accumulation or dependence (addiction). However, your dose is tiny... Read More

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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 54 years experience
It's up in the air.-: -has nothing to do with your surgery. Some people get a sore back from lying in bed 2 long. Otherwise see your PCP & go from there.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Not really: Maybe your neck was in an awkward position during the surgery and you sustained a bad sprain. If not better with pain meds and heat,rest, then see the... Read More
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
Not related ?: "Horrible neck and back pain" would not be a result of the actual surgery, unless somehow your body position became twisted in some way, or ... Read More
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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Pain killer: Yes,diclofenac is an effective pain killer
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
Podiatry 36 years experience
It depends: A lot depends on the type of surgery that you had performed, level of blood loss and what type of anesthesia. Contact your surgeon.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vikram Patel
Pain Management 37 years experience
Back pain after surg: Spine surgery can lead to scar tissue within the spine. Coughing or sneezing causes increased pressure within the spinal canal. A discectomy leads to ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Wells
Rheumatology 42 years experience
Increased heart rate: It is reassuring that the Holter monitor is negative. Some of the other symptoms may suggest an underlying connective tissue disease. It is critical... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Mulligan
General Surgery 35 years experience
Pain after GB: It is always possible to experience pain after any abdominal surgery that can be attributed to adhesions, even years later. The pain you describe, how... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Reynoso
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
See your surgeon: Anytime there is pain after surgery, it is a very good idea to discuss your issues with your surgeon. Menses for the first few cycles are very common... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
Consultation: Rather than guess about the exact nature of the parkinson's and the back pain - let me suggest that the doctors she works with consult with each other... Read More

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