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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Any specific group?: There are many different chronic pain medicines, and each one has advantages, side effects and risks. Some types of pain respond better to certain med ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Bonine: Bonine can relieve nausea and it may cause sedation as can pain medications. Just be aware of this possible interaction and you'd be advised not to dr ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
It is normal: Opioids just make some people feel that way. Much like alcohol, it's dehydration that causes most of the opiate hangover symptoms. They opioids have s ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
39 years experience Gynecology
Dependency: Addiction is a disease/ psychological and behavioral syndrome. Loss of control over drug, compulsive use, continued use despite harm to the user or ot ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Nanko
Specializes in Pain Management
Extened Release: When considering medication for chronic pain i prefer to use long acting or extended release medications over the short acting medications that can be ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: All medications are either processed through the liver or the kidneys. Anyone taking medications chronically should have these organs checked regular ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Newton
18 years experience Pain Management
Yes: I am a big fan of behavioral modification. Many chronic pain patients can adequately manage their pain with counseling regarding biofeedback and copi ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chan Hwang
26 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Lifestyle: A balance of exercise and adequate rest is essential, as is sufficient water and good nutrition which can be helpful in reducing inflammation and incr ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No great options: That is a tough one. No alternatives have a lot of success. Aerobic activity can help is you are able. Meditation has potential for benefit as well. I ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Goodpaster
28 years experience Dentistry
Not on HealhTap: Any chronic illness or pain should be managed by a face-to-face encounter with a provider that knows all about you. HealthTap only allows those that p ... Read More

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