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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 24 years experience
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amanda Patsfield
Pharmacology 15 years experience
Not a simple answer: It depends on which medications you are on at the moment. If it is 3 medications for pain control , then it my not be the best course of action. If i... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Albers
Addiction Medicine 42 years experience
Pain medication: Narcotic pain medication should be used for short periods after an injury or surgery, days to a week or two. Try to use less pain meds every few days... Read More
Dr. TRUC DAO
Dr. TRUC DAOanswered
Psychiatry 38 years experience
Addict and pain: Do not use more than prescribed! but bad doctors make their patients become addicted. If good doctors do not see you improving, they automatically as... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Best advise: Will come from current prescriber who is also aware of the condition currently being treated. Pregabalin is a controlled substance also in some countr... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Teicheira
Pain Management 37 years experience
There are none...: Even the strongest opiates only "take the edge off" for people in chronic pain. Meds are only one part of dealing with the pain. A useful tool, but ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
No answer: The best drug is the one that works with the lowest side effect incidence. That will change between patients.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 18 years experience
Yes and No: Sometimes all of the pain goes away, sometimes only some of the pain goes away. Different kinds of pain may respond to different kinds of medications... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management 40 years experience
Pain medication.: Several reasons - your pain has worsened or you have become tolerant to the medication (basically too used to it). In the former you have to be re-eva... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Teicheira
Pain Management 37 years experience
Ask for help: You need to be referred to a pain management specialist for this. There is no one medication or treatment for everyone.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marshall Bedder
Pain Management 39 years experience
What is Diagnosis?: When you have a clear diagnosis there are always options for rx. Physical therapy, modalities, otc meds and then rx meds may all be utilized along wit... Read More
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