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pain meds for severe fibromyalgia

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Kier
51 years experience Rheumatology
There are several: One should avoid the use of narcotic analgesics in the treatment of fm pain. Commonly used medications include nsaid's, tylenol, (acetaminophen) and t ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Rosenthal
36 years experience Pain Management
Exercise and Meds: The first and best tx option is daily aerobic exercise. Add to that some newer medications for fibromyalgia (lyrica, Cymbalta (duloxetine) and savell ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theresa Henderson
41 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Be sure of diagnosis: Find a Rheumatologist that specializes in fibromyalgia. Not knowing what you have already tried, it is difficult to say what else to try. Pain medicat ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
29 years experience Pain Management
Meds u are on: Meds you are on, are pain meds & may help muscles relax. Several options: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0009841/.
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Dr. Erica Bial
Specializes in Pain Management
Lifestyle change: The best evidence for pain management for fibromyalgia is actually lifestyle change, not pills. Get healthy sleep every night, never nap, and exercise ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Second Opinion: A 10 cm cyst should be addressed surgically if you are not responding to hormonal suppression. Seek a second opinion.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Ziring
21 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Narcotics: have important indications. With abdominal pain, we don't prescribe antibiotics until we have a diagnosis for important reasons. We don't want to mi ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
52 years experience General Surgery
Xylocaine (lidocaine): Xylocaine (lidocaine) ointment should do it, however if you are having that much trouble you should see your doctor. This may be something else such a ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Hospital : Please see your local hospital if the pain medication is restricted.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Asseff
28 years experience Dentistry
Go back to dentist: Sound like it could be a dry socket. Pain medication will not relieve the pain. Other problems after an extraction can cause pain. Let the dentist id ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dustin Colegrove
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Non-specific: Do you have a question? If you in excruciating pain this is concerning and you should go to an emergency room.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
29 years experience Pain Management
Consider : Visiting a neurologist or rheumatologist.

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