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Yes, i have lower back severe pain. can't stand over 5 minutes. i'm in constant pain. i'm on hydrocodone 10mg but it's not helping the pain. i work and at times i cry due to my back pain severe lower back pain?

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Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Severe back pain : Using hydrocodone for back pain is like blocking your eye to not see a fire. It has no long term benefit and allows you to continue to work , move without getting proper feedback. I have never seen any person get better ( I have seen thousands of spine pain patients) using that medication. See a physical therapist, chiropractor or doctor of physical medicine.

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Last updated May 13, 2020

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