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What medication best for chronic pain

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roxanne Lewis
Specializes in Clinical Psychology
The best is you.: The best medicine is to work on becoming well. Normalize your sleep, eating, exercise, learn to breathe through the pain, and seek joy in the moment. ... Read More
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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 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 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
39 years experience Gynecology
Pain meds: 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 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
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 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederick Coville
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
Suboxone therapy: For many patients that have difficulty weaning off of opiate pain medication, Suboxone can be extremely helpful. You should see a good pain specialist ... Read More
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A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Maybe non-drugs too?: There are a wide range of non-drug approaches to chronic pain too. Consider adding some into your pain cocktail to cover all the bases possible. Also, ... 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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