A 35-year-old male asked:
will i get more relief from using two different drugs together like amitriptyline and lyrica (pregabalin) ( not currently taking ) than either one alone ?
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Pain Management 36 years experience
Recommended: and used in many chronic pain disorders. There is no problem in taking those drugs together and often recommended. They work on separate nerve receptors and do not affect each other. However, always ask your doctor for more information about your individual situation
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I have these painful blisters that are starting to crack and bleed on the sides of my mouth. Is this something I should be concerned about or is there any medication to relieve the pain?
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Specializes in Pediatrics
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Could a more supportive bra help relieve my back pain?
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A Verified Doctoranswered
Yes: A supportive bra won't hurt and could definitely help. Other important things to try are pregnancy yoga, wearing flat comfortable shoes, and sleeping with a pillow between your legs.
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Do pain relief patches still expose me to high doses of acetaminophen?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Gynecology 43 years experience
No: I don't know of any pain patches that contain tylenol or acetaminophen. They may contain fentanyl, a narcotic, or a NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory). To be sure, if you are using over-the-counter patches, read the label carefully. If you are being prescribed patches, ask your doctor.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
If I adopt better posture, can I prevent or relieve thoracic outlet syndrome symptoms?
2 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Family Medicine
Shoulder Posture yes: Thoracic outlet syndrome is helped by paying attention to your shoulder posture and how your arms hang. The advice i give to patients is to avoid letting your arms just hang down by gravity while sitting watching tv, or while driving extended periods. Rather, support your flexed elbows up on cushions, to relieve the pressure on the delicate nerves coming out through the shoulder. Also get pt!
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A 32-year-old female asked:
What meds can b used for fibromialgia and neropathy, if u can't take nurotin, lyrica, (pregabalin) cymbalta?
2 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Neurology 17 years experience
Many options: There are multiple other medications that can be helpful in individual cases, including amitryptiline, lamotrigine, and others. A neurologist or rheumatologist can help guide your treatment.
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Last updated Aug 2, 2019
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