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Persistent pain

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Workman
Specializes in Pain Management
Pain almost daily: Persistent pain is pain that occurs most of the day, on most days. Pain that last for more than 4-6 months is called chronic pain. Persistent pain d ... Read More

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A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. C Julio Aponte
52 years experience in Rheumatology
Danger: Hypertensive encephalopathy it means brain damage from high blood pressure, see a doctor right now.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abby Caplin
39 years experience in Integrative Medicine
Costochondritis?: You could have inflammation of the cartilage where your ribs connect to your sternum. Other common possiblilites are acid reflux or trapped gas in the ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
This is where: your liver and gall bladder live. If pain persists, c ur doc. R u constipated?
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Inaam Schneider
43 years experience in Internal Medicine
Muscle cramps: This is commonly known as Charlie horse. It occur due to fatigue of the muscles. It can also occur in the unconditioned athlete. If that happens to yo ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Denk
19 years experience in General Surgery
Yes: Abdominal pain, especially if it doesn't go away, may be caused by gallstones. This is called biliary colic and can be cured by removing the gallbladd ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. BERNARD Filner
51 years experience in Pain Management
YES: See a knowledgable M.D. Or physical therapist to check for myofascial trigger points.
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Dr. Jerome Zacks
50 years experience in Cardiology
Merits evaluation.: Your symptoms merit a careful history and physical exam. It's necessary to determine the cause of the pain, check your heart, blood pressure; perhaps ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Ellis
12 years experience in Anesthesiology
Could be many things: Depending on the severity, timing and location the pain could be due do food in sensitivities, problems with your gut, kidney problems, constipation ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
34 years experience in General Surgery
Symptoms vary: Gallstones may not produce any symptoms. When they do, it usually is intermitent, widely spaced episodes. Symptoms can be pain or even indigestion or ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Can't diagnose: & don't know what other symptoms she has. But evaluation may be prudent. Take care.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Get it evaluated: I doubt that you can treat this yourself. If you have never had the problem evaluated, it is now time to do so. See an orthopedist.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Newman
28 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can be: Typically a simple bladder infection doesn't cause pelvic pain - but a chronic infection or other issues with the bladder (like interstitial cystitis) ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Viral illness: More than likely your symptoms are due to a viral illness illness.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience in General Practice
Intercostal neuritis: See your doctor . May need injection between ribs if pain persist and does not repond to pain killers.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience in General Surgery
Sounds urgent: I'm not sure how long this has been going on, but if it's been less than a a week, you should go to an emergency room asap. Even at age 33, diverticul ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
See your physician: Your physician can help evaluate you and decide the correct diagnosis and the best therapy. The treatment of chronic pain can include medications, p ... Read More
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Dr. Kevin Hiler
41 years experience in General Surgery
See your doctor today: There a number of possible reasons for this symptom complex. Gallbladder inflammation and stones is the first to come to mind. Acute cholecystitis can ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cheryl White
30 years experience in Pain Management
Depends on treatment: This is a tough one. There are so many types of treatment depending on the cause and origin of the pain. I would certainly recommend a thorough exam ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Phil Chen
Dr. Phil Chen answered
25 years experience in Family Medicine
Need to see a doctor: It could be neurological. You should see a doctor.
A male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
KIDNEY: stones can cause severe abdominal pain radiating to your testicles..in any case you need a "hands on" evaluation ASAP Suggest ER visit Good Luck! Hope ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Wilson
12 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Shoulder Pain: Most common causes of shoulder pain are inflammation, SLAPS tears, Rotator Cuff tears, and shoulder dislocations. If you are having pain make an appoi ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
28 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Evaluation: There are many causes of persistent back pain. Most cases respond to lumbar strengthening exercises and anti-inflammatories. For persistent pain, the ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gofeld
31 years experience in Pain Management
Appendicitis : I assume it's an acute pain. Appendicitis should be ruled out. Rush to ed.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience in Pediatrics
Not typical: This sounds a little atypical. I would recommend an assessment by the doctor to figure out what is going on. An exam in this case may help figure ou ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Get this checked: Asap, see a doctor. The worry is not the headache, it is the chest pain, as this could be angina pectoris presaging possible heart attack. Do not he ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Baldwin
14 years experience in Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Pinched nerve?: Could be many things, but short bursts of radiating pain including the neck and arm (shoulder) can indicate a pinched nerve. If the problem persists f ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Traci Buxton
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Pain relievers: Try a heating pad, tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin at the doses recommended on the label and back stretching exercises, yoga or a massage. See a phy ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience in Internal Medicine
Pain: In endometriosis is always synchronous with menstruation so random lpai.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Douglas
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Need ob/gyn: You need to see an ob/gyn in person for this - this is not something you can do online Even if you do not have insurance - you need to get this evalua ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexandre De Moura
30 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Stay active: Daily stretching along with a physical fitness program is essential to preventing recurrent back pain. If need be anti-inflammatory medications such a ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Wolfe
22 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hard : Hard to know from the description. You have 75-80 lymph nodes in each side of the neck. If they persist for more than 2-3 weeks, they should be chec ... Read More

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