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Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Pain Relief (Overview)

A recent study showed that in a hospitalized group of patients it was not the actual degree of pain relief that determined patient satisfaction. It was the perceived concern on the part of the heath care providers and their attempts to alleviate the degree of pain that mattered. Even if their pain worsened.


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What pain relief can I take abroad?

What pain relief can I take abroad?

Any pain reliever: Medications can be taken with you evan if they require a prescription. Just make sure you take along the bottle with the prescription on it. ...Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
1 Doctor shared a insight

Pain Relief (Overview)

A recent study showed that in a hospitalized group of patients it was not the actual degree of pain relief that determined patient satisfaction. It was the perceived concern on the part of the heath care providers and their attempts to alleviate the degree of pain that mattered. Even if their pain worsened.


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Can I get some temporary pain relief?

Can I get some temporary pain relief?

More info please: What type of pain are you experiencing? Severity of pain? Quality of pain? Location of pain? Duration? Associated symptoms? You can re-ask with clarification. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use your pain medication as directed
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Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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Whare are some methods of pain relief?

Depends: Your question is very general and incomplete. You need to be more specific on which part of your body is hurting. Depending on your physician's assessment conservative treatments like physical therapy and use of certain devices, medications and others. You have to be more specific on your question. ...Read more

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What are topical pain relief ointments?

What are topical pain relief ointments?

Too many: To list. There are many otc topicals out there. Several prescription meds have nsaids and anesthetics in them. There are also compounds that can be ordered that have several different meds combined. Discuss with your pcp. ...Read more

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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

Try to determine the cause
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If swollen, ice the knee with a bag of ice, frozen peas, etc.
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See a doctor
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Consider seeing a physical therapist
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I need some recommendations for pain relief?

See Doctor: Without knowing why and where your hurt its hard to tell you why to do. I would suggest seeing the doctor for further evaluation and treatment options. ...Read more

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Can I take pain relief and musel relaxer together?

It depends: The combination is often used in "acute" situations where there is significant pain associated with muscle spasms. Increased sedation and side effects can occur. I would avoid the combo for any chronic condition that has gone on for more than a week or so. ...Read more

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Managing Pain from Cancer (Checklist)

Ask an oncologist to refer you to a cancer pain specialist
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Ask a pain specialist about both interventional and medication options
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If you have pancreatic cancer, ask about a celiac plexus block
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If you have neuropathy, request a trial of ketamine-based topical creams
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What is the definition or description of: pain relief?

Variable response: A recent study showed that in a hospitalized group of patients it was not the actual degree of pain relief that determined patient satisfaction. It was the perceived concern on the part of the heath care providers and their attempts to alleviate the degree of pain that mattered. Even if their pain worsened. ...Read more

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What are some alternative pain relief for severe cfap?

Acupuncture: Is a form of alternative and complementary treatment. It is derived from traditional chinese medicine. Research has indicated that acupuncture is a useful integrative and complementary treatment for medical complicate conditions. Also research has proven that acupuncture has no risk of dependence or side effects. ...Read more

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Living with Ongoing Pain (Checklist)

Go to a physician who is trained to treat chronic pain
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Continue to look for more therapies that might be right for you
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Make sure to keep moving, as pain will only get worse
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Consider counseling for coping strategies
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What happens if your 18 how many pain relief do you take?

Unclear: Cannot answer this without knowing what kind of pain reliever you're talking about and what dosage. If you could provide more information about the medication and dosage, we can give you information on the recommended amount and frequency. ...Read more

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What are natural temporary pain relief after serious injury?

What are natural temporary pain relief after serious injury?

Heat Cold: Muscle iced and massaged, joints warmed up often makes them feel better (unless they are already warm- then put ice on them two. ...Read more

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Managing Back Pain (Checklist)

Lose weight
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Reduce stress by moving gracefully with tai chi, yoga, or dance
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Increase flexibility with gentle exercises and/or physical therapy
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Gradually increase muscle tone and strength to support your back
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Does anyone know any good pain relief methods without drug use?

Acupuncture: Has been successfull for many people I know, including myself. ...Read more

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Would it be okay to take two pain relief pills within one hour?

Would it be okay to take two pain relief pills within one hour?

Only if instructed: Only id directed by physician to do so. Pain killers are most of the time serious medication that should only be taken as instrcuted by prescriber. ...Read more

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Managing Chronic Pelvic Pain (Checklist)

See your doctor for an evaluation
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Have a pelvic exam
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Have an ultrasound
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Can you tell me if there are good homemade remedies for pain relief?

Can you tell me if there are good homemade remedies for pain relief?

Sure: Warm shower or a bath can decrease muscular tension and spasms/cramps. Make sure you are well hydrated and consider a multi-vitamin as these can cause cramping. Green tea and other foods may lessen inflammatory processes. Tart cherry extract, ginger, curcumin, omega 3 fatty acids all have potential to reduce inflammation & thus pain. Massage and meditation also help at home. ...Read more

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What is a strong, long lasting pain relief medication, for about 10 hours?

Lots: Almost any of the extended release opioids. (er, sr, xl). ...Read more

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Which product currently on the market is considered best for a topical pain relief?

Many options: There are many options and the answer depends upon the type of pain you are treating.
Musculoskeletal pain responds well to biofreeze and tiger balm. Inflammatory conditions respond to voltaren (diclofenac) gel.
Nerve type pain responds to Lidoderm patches.
This is my experience, other docs may have other suggestions. ...Read more

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What are the most common terminal illnesses that do not respond well to pain relief?

Some cancers: Most commonly terminal cancer patients might have pain. However with intensive pain control (such as that can be provided by a palliative medicine team), most can be well controlled. ...Read more

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After taking nuedexta for two weeks, will I be able to know if it has worked for pain relief by not taking it tomorrow?

Neudexta: Firstly neudexta is usually started as a once a day dose and if well tolerated is taken twice a day. Sometimes the once a day is not enough to see a difference. If you are tolerating it talk to your md and see if it can be taken twice a day. I would not try to test efficacy just after two weeks. ...Read more

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Are pain relief pills addictive?

If they contain: Opiods - yes! Do your best to stay away from them by partnering with your pain management doctor. ...Read more

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Is codeine good for pain relief?

Consult you doctor..: Before taking any medications. Codeine is often used for the relief of mild to moderately severe pain when the use of an opioid analgesic is appropriate. Again it is important to consult your physician for a proper pain assessment to determine the appropriate course of therapy. ...Read more

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What can I do for oral pain relief?

Depends on the issue: Oral pain can be due to several reasons. If you have an oral ulcer, you could try over the counter oral ointment such as oragel which might help. Otherwise, you should consult your dentist right away. ...Read more

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Can sex actually aid in pain relief?

Yes: Endorphin release, muscle relaxation, excellent distraction, enjoyable activity...Need I say more? Give it a try. ...Read more

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How can I use kratom for pain relief?

No, you can't.: Kratom is illegal in australia, malaysia, myanmar (burma), and thailand (these countries impose sever penalties for possession of the herb). It is legal in most other countries, including the United States and europe, for incense use only. ...Read more

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