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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Not your call.: I am always "frightened"by patients who believe they need pain meds, usually, no always meaning narcotics. They almost always have "tasted" these dru ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Not necessarily: May try a different class of drugs or look at non-pharmacologic options.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Narcotics ?: Physicians may be reticent to prescribe narcotics if NSAID's or less aggressive meds might do the trick.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience Family Medicine
No easy answer: It is difficult to say why your doctor won't prescribe a stronger pain medication without knowing the details of your specific clinical situation. How ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Not always: Some people have success with breaking the headache with the migraine med, so they do not need other pain medication. However, others need something t ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes indeed: In general, clinics and doctors who provide pregnancy termination services are very sensitive to their patients' needs, both medical and emotiona ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
A psychiatrist: is a medical doctor, he ma prescribe any medication he pleases
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Pain management is : no easy task to get anymore in the US. For one, the pain meds you can get OTC (over the counter), you'll have to pay cash for since they are off paten ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Lee Hinson
38 years experience Dentistry
Yes they can.: However you need more than a pain medication for this issue. Get to your dentist quickly to evaluate the source of the pain and get treatment to solve ... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
Depends on cause: Your question is very hard to answer. By not working do you mean you have side effects, or poor pain relief. It may be that the dose is not high eno ... Read More

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